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2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science, General

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Students successfully completing any Guaranteed Transfer Courses with a “C” or better are guaranteed acceptance of the course at any public four-year College or university in Colorado. The State Guaranteed Transfer Courses and the Colorado Community College General Education requirements have been incorporated into the degree. Students who complete a 60 credit-hour A.S. degree with appropriate course requirements and grades of “C” or better may be able to complete a Baccalaureate degree in 60 additional credits after transferring to a four-year public institution. Consult your ACC Advisor about Colorado’s 60 + 60 agreement.

NOTE: This guarantee excludes majors in Education, Business, Engineering and Nursing.

NOTE: No course substitutions will be accepted for the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degrees.

Program Requirements

General Education Courses (39 credit hours)

Written Communications (6 credit hours)

Oral Communications (3 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)

  • GT - Two Guaranteed Transfer  Arts & Humanities courses from two different areas (GT-AH1, GTAH2,
    GT-AH3, or GT-AH4). See GT-Pathways courses

Social and Behavioral Science (6 credit hours)

  • GT - Two Guaranteed Transfer  Social & Behavioral Science courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3).
    See GT-Pathways courses

History (3 credit hours)

Natural and Physical Sciences (12 credit hours)

  • GT - Two LAB course sequence in any Guaranteed Transfer  Science discipline (GT-SC1) and an additional Guaranteed Transfer  LAB Science course from (GT-SC1); SCI 155  and SCI 156  are excluded and will not satisfy this requirement. See GT-Pathways courses

Elective Courses (21 credit hours)

GT Courses from the following list must be selected to bring the total credit hours to 60. Special Topics (275) and Independent Study (285) are not included.

Total: 60 credit hours

Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements

  • courses required for this degree must be completed with a “C” or better to be considered for transfer to another institution. 
  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation) and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC).
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.

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