Arapahoe Community College

2014-2015 Catalog

Associate of Science - General

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College

Program Requirements

General Education Courses

39 credit hours

Written Communications

(6 credit hours)

ENG 121

English Composition I (GT-CO1)


ENG 122

English Composition II (GT-CO2)


Oral Communications

(3 credit hours)

COM 115

Public Speaking OR


COM 125

Interpersonal Communication OR


COM 220

Intercultural Communication



(3 credit hours)

MAT 121

College Algebra (GT-MA1) OR


MAT 122

College Trigonometry (GT-MA1) OR


MAT 201

Calculus I (GT-MA1) OR HIGHER


Arts and Humanities

(6 credit hours)


Two Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities courses from two different areas (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, or GT-AH4). See GT-Pathways courses


Social and Behavioral Science

(6 credit hours)


Two Guaranteed Transfer Social & Behavioral Science courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3). See GT-Pathways courses



(3 credit hours)


One Guaranteed Transfer course from: History (GT-HI1). See GT-Pathways courses


Natural and Physical Sciences

(12 credit hours)


Two LAB course sequence in any Guaranteed Transfer Science discipline (GT-SC1) and an additional Guaranteed Transfer LAB Science course from (GT-SC1); SCI 155 and SCI 156 are excluded and will not satisfy this requirement. See GT-Pathways courses


Elective Courses

(21 credit hours)


Courses from the following list must be selected to bring the total credit hours to 60.

Special Topics (275) and Independent Study (285) are not included.

Specific Courses: AST 101, AST 102, BIO (100 or above), CHE (ANY), CIS 118, CSC 119, CSC 126, CSC 160, CSC 161, CSC 200, CSC 233, CSC 236, CSC 240, ECO 201, ECO 202, ECO 245, EGG (ANY), ENV 101, ENV 110, GEO 111, GEO 112, GEY 111, GEY 112, GEY 135, MAT 121 (or above, excluding 155 AND 156), MET 150, PHY 111 (or above)



60 credit hours

Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements

  • All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to meet graduation requirements.
  • No course substitutions will be allowed within this degree.
  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation (form available at and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC).
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.

2014-2015 Catalog

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