AS Degree Programs in Professional Studies

Curriculum Requirements
Program: Professional Studies – General Curriculum
Degree: Associate in Science
Code: AS.PS.GEN

Area of Study Credits Course Description
Communication 9 WRT-101 English Composition I (3 cr.)
WRT201 English Composition II (3 cr.)
COM100 Speech Communication (3 cr.) or COM102 Public Speaking (3 cr.)
Humanities 6 Two general education courses (6 cr.) to be selected from the following fields, with no more than one course (3 cr.) in any one field:
Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN])
History (HIS)
Literature (LIT)
Philosophy and Religion (PHR)
World Languages and Cultures (LAN)
Social Sciences 3 One general education course (3 cr.) to be selected from the following fields:
Economics (ECO)
Geography (GEO)
Political Science (POL)
Psychology (PSY)
Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT)
Mathematics and Natural Sciences 11-12 One 3-cr. or 4-cr. general education course in Mathematics (MAT)

Two general education courses (8 cr.) to be selected from the following fields:
Biology (BIO)
Chemistry (CHM)
Physics (PHY)
General Education Elective 0-3 If needed to reach the Foundation minimum of 30-32 credits, one course from the BCC General Education course list. If not needed for that purpose, then 3-credit Free Elective.
Total GE Credits: 30-32
AS/PS Program Support Requirements in Humanities and Social Sciences 12 Three general education courses (9 cr.) to be selected from the following fields, with no more than two courses (6 cr.) in any one field:
Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR])
History (HIS)
Literature (LIT)
Philosophy and Religion (PHR)
World Languages and Cultures (LAN)

One general education course (3 cr.) to be selected from the following fields:
Economics (ECO)
Geography (GEO)
Political Science (POL)
Psychology (PSY)
Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT)
AS/PS Program Requirements 15-18
Free Electives 3-6
Total Credits 64-66