Associate In General Education

Program Description

The Associate in General Education curriculum is designed for the academic enrichment of students who wish to broaden their education with emphasis on personal interest, growth and development.

Course work includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition. Opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers will be provided.

Through these skills, students will have a sound base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for advancements within their field of interest and become better qualified for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Students interested in this program must see the Dean of Arts & Sciences for enrollment requirements.

B.S., M.S., Ph. D.
Dean of Arts & Sciences
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
(252) 738-3217
Program Name Credit Hours Program Type
Associate in General Education Degree A10300 (Course Sequence) 64
Workforce Training

Program Details

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  1. Communication Skills: Communicate effectively through writing and speaking.
  2. Quantitative Reasoning: Understand and apply mathematical concepts and interpret numerical data.
  3. Critical Thinking: Evaluate the relevance and validity of information in order to draw logical and useful conclusions.
  4. Technological Skills: Use technology to acquire and share information.
  5. Global and Cultural Awareness: Demonstrate an understanding of global and cultural diversity, events, and issues.
  6. Occupational Skills: Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary for entry level positions or continued education in a field of study.