May 19, 2019  
2012-2013 College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education Requirements


CATEGORIES AA
Credits
AS 
Credits
AAS
Credits
American and Wyoming Government 1 3-6 3-6 3-6
English 6 6 6
Business Communication    
Mathematics 3 102 3
Lab Science 4 6
Humanities 1 9 9
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Social Science 1 6
Comparative Cultural Awareness 1 6 1-43  
Wellness 2 2 2
TOTAL CREDITS 39-42 31-37 20-23
 

1 Some courses may be used to fulfill two categories of requirements.

2 At least one course from each area. At least one course must be a Lab Science.

3 One course from approved list. See courses below.

General Education Requirements


English (6 credits)


AA and AS Degrees only

Note


* For transfer to the University of Wyoming, consider one of the following: ENGL 1020 and ENGL 2030. For transfer to Montana State University–Bozeman, consider one of the following: ENGL 2017 or ENGL 2030. For transfer to Montana State University–Billings, consider ENGL 2017 (each department or school sets its own advanced writing requirement). For those undecided about a transfer institution, consider ENGL 1020.

English/Business Communication (6 credits)


AAS Degree only

Note


* For associate of applied science degrees, refer to your specifc program of study.

Humanities/Visual and Performing Arts (9 credits)


AA Degree only

Six credits to be selected from one of the following groups, three credits to be selected from the other:

Group A (Humanities)*: humanities, journalism, English, philosophy, foreign language, speech communication, and history.

Group B (Visual and Performing Arts)*: art, music, theatre, and dance.

* Some courses may not satisfy the degree requirement. Please refer to the Courses Meeting General Education Requirements section below.

Humanities/Social Science/Visual and Performing Arts (9 credits)


AS Degree only

Nine credits to be selected from at least two felds from among humanities, visual and performing arts, or social science.

Humanities/Social Science/Visual and Performing Arts (6 credits)


AAS Degree only

Courses must be selected in two fields from among science, humanities, visual and performing arts, or social science.

Mathematics (3 credits)


AA Degree only

Courses must be selected from college level statistics (STAT) or mathematics (any MATH 1000 and above except MATH 1510 ).

AAS Degree only

Any college-level mathematics course or BADM 1005 - Business Mathematics .

Mathematics/Science (10 credits)


AS Degree only

At least one course must be selected from college-level statistics (STAT) or mathematics (any MATH 1000 and above except MATH 1510). At least one course must be a laboratory course in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, physics or zoology or one of the following: AECL 2010, ANTH 1100 or ENTO 1001.

Comparative Cultural Awareness (6 credits)


AA Degree only

Courses selected from the approved list of courses meeting this requirement (see below). Three credits meeting this requirement may also apply toward the humanities, social science, or visual and performing arts requirement, depending on the specifc nature of the credits taken.

Comparative Cultural Awareness (1-4 credits)


AS Degree only

One course selected from the approved list of courses meeting this requirement (see below). Up to three credits meeting this requirement may also apply toward the humanities, social science, or visual and performing arts requirement, depending on the specifc nature of the course taken.

Science (4 credits)


AA Degree only

Course must be an approved laboratory course in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, or zoology.

Note


* Some courses may not satisfy the degree requirement. Please refer to the Courses Meeting General Education Requirements section below.

Social Science (6 credits)


AA Degree only

Six credits selected from two fields of study: anthropology, economics, geography, history*, political science, psychology, sociology or AGEC 1010  or AGEC 1020 . No more than three credits from any one field may apply toward the degree requirement.

Note


* Some courses may not satisfy the degree requirement. Please refer to the Courses Meeting General Education Requirements section below.

Wellness Education (2 credits)


See Wellness Education, below.

Courses Meeting General Education Requirements


Topics courses do not meet general education requirements.

Comparative Cultural Awareness


Humanities


Science


All college-level courses in ASTR, BIOL (except BIOL 2020 , BIOL 2310 , BIOL 2400 , BIOL 2410 ), CHEM (except CHEM 2300 ), GEOL, MOLB, PHYS (except PHYS 1050 ), ANTH 1100 , ENTO 1001 , AECL 2010 , ZOO 2010  and ZOO 2020  (both must be completed to meet this requirement).

Wellness Education


(No individual course may be repeated for credit.) This requirement may be waived only for physical disability verified by a physician’s report. The Wellness Education requirement may be completed in one of three different ways:

Option 1


Two credits of any activity-based courses. One hour of activity-based coursework is waived for students taking an AAS in the Equine field.

Activity-based courses include the following:

  • PEAC courses
  • PEAT courses
  • OEAC courses

Option 2


One credit of activity-based courses (see above) and one credit of approved nonactivity-based courses.
Approved nonactivity-based courses include: