General Education

General Education - A.A.S. Degree Requirements

General Education - A.A.S. Degree Requirements

An Associate in Applied Science degree requires a minimum of 15 credits of general education as outlined below. See the program page for program specific requirements.

Required Courses

Course Title Credits
ENGL 1150 Composition I 3
Human Diversity  
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication 3
Mathematics or Science (choose one course numbered over 1000)  
BIOL any Biology course (except 1200) 3-4
CHEM any Chemistry course 4
PHYS any Physics course 3-4
MATS any Math course except 1000 and 1205 3-4
Total Credits 9-10

Elective Courses

Students may be required to complete additional credits beyond what is listed above. Choose from the courses listed on the following Minnesota Transfer Curriculum pages:

Goal Area Credits
Goal 2 Critical Thinking  
Goal 3 Natural Sciences  
Goal 4 Mathematical/Logical Reasoning  
Goal 5 History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Goal 6 Humanities and Fine Arts  
Goal 8 Global Perspective  
Goal 9 Ethical and Civic Responsibility  
Goal 10 People and the Environment  
Total Credits 5-6
Total Requirements: 15