Associate of General Studies

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Associate of General Studies provides the graduate with comprehension of basic concepts of art, music, film, theater, literature, foreign language, history, humanities, and philosophy.  Additionally, recipients of the Associate of General Studies will have demonstrated both oral and written communication skills, as well as developed critical thinking skills with the ability to utilize and apply current computer technology across the curriculum.  All courses are offered in 4-week and 8-week formats and average class size is 35 students.

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK
The General Studies degree program is an excellent choice for students planning to transfer to a four-year college, updating their skills for job opportunities, looking for a diverse curriculum to broaden their horizons, or still undecided as to what career they would like to pursue.

SAMPLE CLASSES
Students pursuing the Associate of General Studies must earn 60 credit hours by taking classes such as:

Freshman Year
First Semester
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I
MATH 102: College Algebra
SPCH 110: Principles of Speech
Behavioral/Social Science Elective
Approved Elective

Second Semester
ENGL 102: Composition and Rhetoric II
Natural Science Elective
Approved Elective
CIS 105: Computer Concepts
Behavioral/Social Science Elective

Sophomore Year
First Semester
200-Level English or Foreign Language
History
Fine Arts Elective
Approved Elective

Approved Elective

Second Semester
Humanities Elective
Approved Elective
Approved Elective
Approved Elective
Natural Science Elective

CALL SCHOOL:  Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier Parish Community College is a two-year community college with approximately 6,500 students enrolled each semester. Academic programs of study include associate degrees, certificate/technical diplomas, and technical competency areas. In addition, BPCC provides courses that transfer to four-year degree granting institutions.

For more information, please visit: http://www.bpcc.edu/call/

CONTACT INFO
Contact a CALL representative by phone 318-678-6050 or email call@bpcc.edu


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Diane Moore, BPCC Student