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General Studies A.A. (GSAA)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

The General Studies degree prepares students for transfer to a four year college or university. Students study a balanced program of humanities, mathematics, science, and social science courses as a foundation for further learning. Students are urged to consult with an academic advisor or counselor to ensure that the courses selected meet LCCC requirements and those of the four year college or university to which transfer is intended.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • analyze intricate problems involving unclear possibilities.
  • employ effective methods of research.
  • apply information literacy skills.
  • effectively use written and oral communication skills.
  • discuss the differences in human cultures.

Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.

First Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
ENG 105 College English I 3
Elective or 
ENG 111
Social Science/Humanities Elective
Speech
3
Elective Mathematics 3
Elective General Education Electives 6
Semester Total 15
Second Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
ENG 106 Introduction to Literature 3
Elective or 
ENG 111
Social Science/Humanities Elective
Speech
3
Elective General Education Electives 6
Elective Free Electives 3
Semester Total 15
Third Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
Elective or 
ENG 111
Social Science/Humanities Elective
Speech
3
Elective General Education Electives 6
Elective Free Electives 6
Semester Total 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
Elective General Education Electives 6
Elective Free Electives 4
Elective Laboratory Science 4-5
Elective Physical Education 1
Semester Total 15-16
Credit Total 60-61

Students should consult the catalog of the four year college or university to which he or she plans to transfer to ensure that degree requirements are being properly met. Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.

An exception to the physical education requirement is available for students who have a physician complete an official LCCC medical waiver form. Waivers are granted solely on the basis that a physical limitation makes even very moderate activity non-beneficial to the participant. Waiver forms must be completed at least one full semester prior to the student’s graduation. Request for a waiver should be directed to the Director of Professional Accreditation and Curriculum.

Only courses numbered 101 or above may be used to fulfill program requirements.