Associate Of Science In General Studies
Professional Studies Program
The Associate of Science degree offered through the School of Professional and Graduate Studies (SGPS) requires the completion of three components:
- A general studies concentration of 24 hours.
- A General Education component.
- A sufficient number of electives to complete a total of 60 hours.
At least 15 hours must be completed at Washington Adventist University, of which nine hours must be in the General Studies concentration.
The Associate of Science degree in General Studies requires a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit. Requirements are listed below. Please note that no course may be used to meet more than one requirement.
General Studies Concentration
|Core Competencies||6 hours|
|ENGL 101||First-Year Composition||3|
|ENGL 102||Research and Literature||3|
|Religious Studies (choose two)||6 hours|
|RELB||Religion Electives (3; 3)|
|Physical/Natural Sciences (choose one)||4 hours|
|Social Sciences||3 hours|
|PSYC 105||Introduction to Psychology (3)|
|SOCI 105||General Sociology (3)|
|Physical Education||1 hour|
|PEAC||Physical Education activity eective (1)|
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