Morgan Community College

Associate of General Studies

Students that do NOT plan to transfer to a 4-year school, but who want to pursue a self-designed program of study may pursue an Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.) Students selecting this program of study should work closely with an academic advisor to select coursework which meets their individual needs.

DEGREE PREREQUISITES:

Upon admittance to MCC, all students entering any one of the College’s degree programs or those entering ENG 121, or any college-level math will be required to take an assessment test. Alternatively, if taken with the last 5 years, documentation of ACCUPLACER® scores from another two-year Colorado college or ACT® scores of Reading 17, English 18, and Math 23 will meet the assessment requirement.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum grade of "C" for each course
  • Minimum Cumulative MCC GPA of 2.0
  • Remedial or developmental courses do not apply
  • Minimum of 15 of these credits must be taken at MCC

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

COMMUNICATION

Select ONE course:

3 credits

ENG 121

(3) English Composition I: CO1

ENG 122

(3) English Composition II: CO2

COM 115

(3) Public Speaking

COM 125

(3) Interpersonal Communication

MATHEMATICS

Select ONE course:

(Credits over 3 may be applied to AGS General Education Courses or Free Electives)

3 credits

MAT 120

(4) Mathematics for Liberal Arts:MA1

MAT 121

(4) College Algebra: MA1

MAT 122

(3) College Trigonometry: MA1

MAT 123

(4) Finite Mathematics: MA1

MAT 125

(4) Survey of Calculus: MA1

MAT 135

(3) Introduction to Statistics: MA1

or any other MA1 designated course

(except MAT 155 and 156 which will not meet this requirement)

PHYSICAL & LIFE SCIENCES

Select ONE course

(Credits over 3 may be applied to AGS General Education Courses or Free Electives)

3 credits

AST 101

(4) Astronomy I w/ Lab: SC1

AST 102

(4) Astronomy II w/ Lab: SC1

BIO 105

(4) Science of Biology w/Lab: SC1

BIO 111

(5) General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1

BIO 112

(5) General College Biology II w/Lab: SC1

BIO 201

(4) Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab: SC1

BIO 202

(4) Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab: SC1

BIO 204

(4) Microbiology w/Lab: SC1

 

CHE 101

(5) Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

CHE 102

(5) Introduction to Chemistry II: SC1

CHE 111

(5) General College Chemistry I w/Lab: SC1

CHE 112

(5) General College Chemistry II: SC1

GEY 111

(4) Physical Geology: SC1

GEY 112

(4) Historical Geology: SC1

PHY 105

(4) Conceptual Physics: SC1

PHY 111

(5) Physics: Algebra-Based I: SC1

PHY 211

(5) Physics: Calculus-Based I: SC1

SCI 155 &

SCI 156

(8) Integrated Science I and II w/Lab: SC1

(*must take BOTH courses)

or any other SC1 designated course

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Select ONE course

3 credits

ARTS & EXPRESSION: AH1

ART 110

(3) Art Appreciation: AH1

ART 111

(3) Art History: Ancient-Medieval: AH1

ART 112

(3) Art History: Renaissance to 1900: AH1

ART 207

(3) Art History: 1900-Present: AH1

MUS 120

(3) Music Appreciation: AH1

THE 105

(3) Theatre Appreciation: AH1

or any other AH1 designated course

LITERATURE & HUMANITIES: AH2

HUM 121

(3) Humanities: Early Civilization: AH2

HUM 122

(3) Humanities: Medieval-Modern: AH2

HUM 123

(3) Humanities: Modern World: AH2

LIT 115

(3) Introduction to Literature: AH2

LIT 201

(3) World Literature to 1600: AH2

LIT 202

(3) World Literature after 1600: AH2

LIT 211

(3) American Lit. to the Civil War: AH2

LIT 212

(3) American Lit. after the Civil War: AH2

LIT 225

(3) Introduction to Shakespeare: AH2

or any other AH2 designated course

WAYS OF THINKING: AH3

PHI 111

(3) Introduction to Philosophy: AH3

PHI 112

(3) Ethics: AH3

PHI 113

(3) Logic: AH3

PHI 114

(3) Comparative Relitions: AH3

PHI 205

(3) Business Ethics: AH3

PHI 220

(3) Philosophy - Death & Dying: AH3

or any other AH3 designated course

FOREIGN LANGUAGE:AH4

SPA 211

(3) Spanish Language III: AH4

SPA 212

(3) Spanish Language IV: AH4

or any other AH4 designated course

SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Select ONE course

3 credits

ECONOMIC OR POLITICAL SYSTEMS: SS1

ECO 201

(3) Principles of Macroeconomics: SS1

ECO 202

(3) Principles of Microeconomics: SS1

POS 105

(3) Introduction to Political Science: SS1

POS 111

(3) American Government: SS1

POS 205

(3) International Relations: SS1

or any other SS1 designated course

GEOGRAPHY: SS2

GEO 105

(3) World Regional Geography: SS2

or any other SS2 designated course

HUMAN BEHAVIOR/SOCIAL FRAMEWORKS: SS3

ANT 101

(3) Cultural Anthropology: SS3

ANT 107

(3) Intro to Archaeology: SS3

PSY 101

(3) General Psychology I: SS3

PSY 102

(3) General Psychology II: SS3

PSY 205

(3) Psychology of Gender: SS3

PSY 226

(3) Social Psychology: SS3

PSY 235

(3) Human Growth & Development: SS3

PSY 238

(3) Child Development: SS3

SOC 101

(3) Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

SOC 102

(3) Introduction to Sociology II: SS3

SOC 205

(3) Sociology of Family Dynamics: SS3

SOC 215

(3) Contemporary Social Problems: SS3

SOC 216

(3) Sociology of Gender: SS3

SOC 231

(3) Sociology of Deviant Behavior: SS3

or any other SS3 designated course

HISTORY: HI1

HIS 101

(3) Western Civ.: Antiquity-1650: HI1

HIS 102

(3) Western Civ.: 1650 to Present: HI1

HIS 111

(3) The World: Antiquity-1500: HI1

HIS 112

(3) The World: 1500-Present: HI1

HIS 201

(3) U.S. History to Reconstruction: HI1

HIS 202

(3) U.S. History Since Civil War: HI1

HIS 215

(3) Women in U.S. History: HI1

HIS 225

(3) Colorado History: HI1

HIS 247

(3) 20th Century World History: HI1

HIS 260

(3) U.S. Foreign Relations: HI1

or any other HI1 designated course

A.G.S. GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

15 credits

 

Select 15 credits from the

A.G.S. General Education Courses List

 

A.G.S. "FREE" ELECTIVES

30 credits

Select 30 credits from any of these:

 

A.G.S. General Education Courses list

Any occupational/career/technical courses

Any courses listed in the A.G.S. Degree not already taken

 

TOTAL CREDITS

60 credits

M_AGS_AGS

A.G.S. GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES LIST

Course (Credits) Course Title

ACCOUNTING

ACC 121 (4) Accounting Principles I

ACC 122 (4) Accounting Principles II

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANT 101 (3) Cultural Anthropology: SS3

ANT 107 (3) Intro to Archaeology: SS3

ART

ART 110 (3) Art Appreciation: AH1

ART 111 (3) Art History: Ancient to Medieval: AH1

ART 112 (3) Art History:Renaissance to 1900:AH1

ART 121 (3) Drawing I

ART 124 (3) Watercolor I

ART 128 (3) Figure Drawing I

ART 151 (3) Painting I

ART 207 (3) Art History: 1900-Present: AH1

ASTRONOMY

AST 101 (4) Astronomy I w/Lab: SC1

AST 102 (4) Astronomy II w/Lab: SC1

BIOLOGY

BIO 105 (4) Science of Biology w/Lab: SC1

BIO 111 (5) General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1

BIO 112 (5) General College Biology II w/Lab: SC1

BIO 201 (4) Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab:SC1

BIO 202 (4) Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab:SC1

BIO 204 (4) Microbiology w/Lab: SC1

BIO 216 (4) Pathophysiology

BUSINESS

BUS 216 (3) Legal Environment of Business

BUS 217 (3) Business Com. & Report Writing

BUS 226 (3) Business Statistics

CHEMISTRY

CHE 101 (5) Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

CHE 102 (5) Introduction to Chemistry II: SC1

CHE 111 (5) General College Chemistry I w/Lab: SC1

CHE 112 (5) General College Chemistry II: SC1

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CIS 118 (3) Introduction to PC Applications

COMMUNICATION

COM 115 (3) Public Speaking

COM 125 (3) Interpersonal Communication

COM 226 (3) Oral Interpretation

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRJ 110 (3) Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRJ 205 (3) Principles of Criminal Law

CRJ 230 (3) Criminology

COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSES

CSC 160, 161 (3) Computer Science I, II (C++)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

ECE 101 (3) Intro to Early Childhood Education

ECE 102 (3) Introduction to ECE Lab Techniques

ECE 103 (3) Guidance Strategies /Children

ECE 205 (3) Nutrition, Health & Safety

ECE 220 (3) Curriculum Dev.: Methods/Techniques

ECE 225 (3) Language & Cognition/ Child

ECE 226 (3) Creativity & the Young Child

ECE 260 (3) Exceptional Child

ECONOMICS

ECO 201 (3) Principles of Macroeconomics: SS1

ECO 202 (3) Principles of Microeconomics: SS1

EDUCATION

EDU 188 (V) Practicum I

EDU 221 (3) Introduction to Education

EDU 231 (4) Introduction to Bilingual Education

 

EDU 232 (3) Literacy- Multicultural

EDU 233 (3) English Language Learning (K-12)

EDU 234 (3) Multicultural Education

EDU 261 (3) Teaching, Learning & Techniques

ENGLISH

ENG 121 (3) English Composition I: CO1

ENG 122 (3) English Composition II: CO2

ENG 201 (3) English Composition III: CO3

ENG 221 (3) Creative Writing I

ENG 222 (3) Creative Writing II

ENG 226 (3) Fiction Writing

ENG 227 (3) Poetry Writing

GEOGRAPHY

GEO 105 (3) World Regional Geography: SS2

GEOLOGY

GEY 111 (4) Physical Geology: SC1

GEY 112 (4) Historical Geology: SC1

HISTORY

HIS 101 (3) Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: HI1

HIS 102 (3) Western Civilization: 1650 -Present: HI1

HIS 111 (3) The World: Antiquity-1500: HI1

HIS 112 (3) The World: 1500-Present: HI1

HIS 201 (3) U.S. History to Reconstruction: HI1

HIS 202 (3) U.S. History Since the Civil War: HI1

HIS 215 (3) Women in U.S. History: HI1

HIS 225 (3) Colorado History: HI1

HIS 235 (3) History of the American West

HIS 236 (3) U.S. History Since 1945: HI1

HIS 240 (3) Cold War Era in World History

HIS 247 (3) 20th Century World History: HI1

HIS 260 (3) U.S. Foreign Relations: HI1

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

HPR 217 (4) Kinesiology

HUMANITIES

HUM 121 (3) Humanities: Early Civilization: AH2

HUM 122 (3) Humanities: Medieval-Modern: AH2

HUM 123 (3) Humanities: Modern World: AH2

HEALTH & WELLNESS

HWE 100 (3) Human Nutrition

JOURNALISM

JOU 105 (3) Introduction to Mass Media

JOU 106 (3) Fundamentals of Reporting

LITERATURE

LIT 115 (3) Introduction to Literature: AH2

LIT 201 (3) World Literature to 1600: AH2

LIT 202 (3) World Literature after 1600: AH2

LIT 211 (3) American Lit. to the Civil War: AH2

LIT 212 (3) American Lit. after the Civil War: AH2

LIT 225 (3) Introduction to Shakespeare: AH2

LIT 255 (3) Children’s Literature

MANAGEMENT

MAN 226 (3) Principles of Management

MATHEMATICS

MAT 120 (4) Mathematics for Liberal Arts: MA1

MAT 121 (4) College Algebra: MA1

MAT 122 (3) College Trigonometry: MA1

MAT 125 (4) Survey of Calculus: MA1

MAT 135 (3) Introduction to Statistics: MA1

MAT 155 (3) Integrated Math I

MAT 156 (3) Integrated Math II

MAT 201 (5) Calculus I: MA1

MAT 202 (5) Calculus II: MA1

MAT 204 (5) Calculus III w/Engineering Aps: MA1

MAT 215 (4) Discrete Mathematics: MA1

MAT 255 (3) Linear Algebra: MA1

MAT 261 (4) Differential Equations: MA1

MUSIC

MUS 120 (3) Music Appreciation: AH1

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

All PED courses 100-299 are approved for use in the A.G.S. Electives (credit maximums apply- see below #)

PHILOSOPHY

PHI 111 (3) Introduction to Philosophy: AH3

PHI 112 (3) Ethics: AH3

PHI 113 (3) Logic: AH3

PHI 114 (3) Comparative Religions: AH3

PHI 115 (3) World Religions – West: AH3

PHI 116 (3) World Religions – East: AH3

PHI 205 (3) Business Ethics: AH3

PHI 220 (3) Philosophy - Death & Dying: AH3

PHYSICS

PHY 105 (4) Conceptual Physics: SC1

PHY 111 (5) Physics: Algebra I/Lab: SC1

PHY 112 (5) Physics: Algebra II/Lab: SC1

PHY 211 (5) Physics: Calculus I/Lab: SC1

PHY 212 (5) Physics: Calculus II/Lab: SC1

PHY 213 (3) Physics: Calculus III Base: Modern

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POS 105 (3) Introduction to Political Science: SS1

POS 111 (3) American Government: SS1

POS 205 (3) International Relations: SS1

POS 215 (3) Current Political Issues

PSYCHOLOGY

PSY 101 (3) General Psychology I: SS3

PSY 102 (3) General Psychology II: SS3

PSY 205 (3) Psychology of Gender: SS3

PSY 226 (3) Social Psychology: SS3

PSY 235 (3) Human Growth & Development: SS3

PSY 237 (3) Child & Adolescent Psychology

PSY 238 (3) Child Development

PSY 245 (3) Educational Psychology

PSY 249 (3) Abnormal Psychology: SS3

PSY 265 (3) Psychology of Personality: SS3

SCIENCE

SCI 155 (4) Integrated Science I w/Lab: SC1

SCI 156 (4) Integrated Science II w/Lab: SC1

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 101 (3) Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

SOC 102 (3) Introduction to Sociology II: SS3

SOC 205 (3) Sociology of Family Dynamics: SS3

SOC 215 (3) Contemporary Social Problems: SS3

SOC 216 (3) Sociology of Gender: SS3

SOC 231 (3) Sociology-Deviant Behavior: SS3

SPANISH LANGUAGE

SPA 111 (5) Foreign Language I: Spanish

SPA 112 (5) Foreign Language II: Spanish

SPA 115 (3) Foreign Language for the Pro I

SPA 211 (3) Foreign Language III: Spanish

SPA 212 (3) Foreign Language IV: Spanish

SPA 261 (3) Grammar/Heritage Language Speaker

SPA 262 (3) Composition/Heritage Language Speaker

THEATRE

THE 105 (3) Theatre Appreciation: AH1

THE 111 (3) Acting I

THE 112 (3) Acting II

gtPathways

Any gtPathways designated course (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4, CO2, CO3, HI1, MA1, SC1, SC2, SS1, SS2, SS3) is approved as an elective for the A.G.S. degree

To see a list of all gtPathways courses go to: www.cccs.edu/Docs/CCCNS/gtPathways-CCCS-Courses.pdf

ADDITIONAL APPROVED COURSES FOR A.G.S. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

COM 105 (3) Career Communications

PSY 116 (3) Stress Management

PSY 247 (3) Child Abuse & Neglect

JOU 106 (3) Fundamentals of Reporting

 

Other courses may apply -

Contact your Academic Advisor.

  • Physical Education (PED/PER) courses
  • *Independent Study 185-186 courses
  • *Seminar/Workshop courses
  • *Special Topics courses 175-178; 275-278 (ST:xxx)
  • *Independent Study, Seminar/Workshop, and Special Topics courses require written permission from the Academic VP, Division Chair, or Center Director to apply.

-Approved by MCC VP for Instruction



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2015-2016 Morgan Community College Catalog & November 2015 Addendum

CATALOG INFORMATION

ADDENDUM 2015-2016

GOVERNANCE

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

HISTORY

ACCREDITATION

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

ACADEMIC STANDING

ADMISSIONS

ADVISING

ASSESSMENT

COLLEGE CLOSURES

COURSES

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS (Alphabetical)

AAA-Advancing Academic Achievement Courses

ABM-Agriculture Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business Courses

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

AVT-Aviation Technology

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR-College Composition and Reading Courses

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EIC-Electricity Industrial/Commercial Courses

ELT-Electronics Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MTE-Manufacturing Technology Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PPT-Power Plant Technology Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

List of Degrees & Certificates Offered

Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Arts: Other Agreements

Associate of General Studies

Associate of Science

A.S. Degrees With Designation

Agriculture & Rural Business

Applied Technology

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Service Technology

Business

Early Childhood Education

Emergency Medical Services

Health Science Technology

Human Performance/ Physical Fitness

Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance

Massage Therapy

Medical Office Technologies

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Multimedia

Nurse Aide

Nursing

Phlebotomy

Radiology Technology

Welding Technologies

FINANCIAL AID

GRADES & GRADING

GRADUATION & TRANSFER

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

PERSONNEL & STAFF DIRECTORY

REGISTRATION

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES

STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

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