Rationale for General Education Courses in the Associate of Applied Science

We Require Because We Expect Students To
ENG 111 or ENG 115 (3 credits) …evaluate information critically, incorporate writing skills and strategies, and construct coherent arguments.
Mathematics or Science (minimum 3 credits) …develop quantitative or scientific reasoning for use in critical inquiry.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (minimum 3 credits) …apply scientific methodology and critical thinking to social science disciplines, evaluating personal, interpersonal, social, economic, and cultural thought processes and behaviors.
Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts (minimum 3 credits) …identify and engage in current and historical cultural values, thought, aesthetics, and creativity as expressed in art, literature, music, philosphy, and religion.

At least 15 credits of general education courses must be taken from the above areas.

In addition to the General Education requirements above, the following are also required for this degree

We Require Because We Expect Students To
Student Development SDV (1 credit) …navigate the college experience in a confident and comfortable manner.