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.

Also see EXPLANATION OF TYPES OF DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Associate of General Studies Course and Other Requirements

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 the ACCUPLACER® 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.

See ASSESSMENT & PLACEMENT for Assessment Exemptions

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

COMMUNICATION

Select ONE course, 3 credits:

 

Course (Credits) Course Title

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, 3 credits:

Credits over 3 may be applied to the

A.G.S. General Education Requirements or Free Electives

 

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 will not meet this requirement)

NATURAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Select ONE course, 3 credits:

Credits over 3 may be applied to the A.G.S. General Education Requirements or Free Electives

 

AST 101 (4)

Astronomy I w/ Lab: SC1

AST 102 (4)

Astronomy II w/ Lab: SC1

BIO 105 (4)

Science of Biology: SC1

BIO 111 (5)

General College Biology I: SC1

BIO 112 (5)

General College Biology II: SC1

BIO 201 (5)

Human Anatomy & Physiology I: SC1

BIO 202 (5)

Human Anatomy & Physiology II: SC1

BIO 204 (4)

Microbiology: SC1

CHE 101 (5)

Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

CHE 102 (5)

Introduction to Chemistry II: SC1

CHE 111 (5)

General College Chemistry I: 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 (4) &

SCI 156 (4)

Integrated Science I and II: 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

MUS 121 (3)

Music History Medieval-Classical: AH1

MUS 122 (3)

Music History Romantic-Present: AH1

THE 105 (3)

Theatre Appreciation: AH1

THE 211 (3)

Dev of Theatre Greek-Renaissance:AH1

THE 212 (3)

Dev of Theatre Restoration-Modern: 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: AH#

PHI 111 (3)

Introduction to Philosophy: AH3

PHI 112 (3)

Ethics: AH3

PHI 113 (3)

Logic: AH3

or any 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

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 215 (3)

Contemporary Social Problems: SS3

SOC 231 (3)

Sociology of Deviant Behavior: SS3

or any other SS3 designated course

HISTORY: HI1

HIS 101 (3)

Western Civilization:Antiquity-1650: HI1

HIS 102 (3)

Western Civilization: 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. "FREE" ELECTIVES

Select 30 credits from any of these:

-A.G.S. General Education Courses list-

-Any occupational/technical courses (CTE)-

-Any courses listed in the A.G.S. Degree-

A.G.S. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

Select 15 credits from the

A.G.S. General Education Courses list

TOTAL CREDITS

60

M_AGS_AGS Approved by CCCS

A.G.S. General Education Courses

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

COM 105

Career Communications

3

PSY 116

Stress Management

3

PSY 247

Child Abuse & Neglect

3

JOU 106

Fundamentals of Reporting

3

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.A. degree.

ACCOUNTING

ACC 121

Accounting Principles I

4

ACC 122

Accounting Principles II

4

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANT 101

Cultural Anthropology: SS3

3

ART

ART 110

Art Appreciation: AH1

3

ART 111

Art History: Ancient to Medieval: AH1

3

ART 112

Art History Renaissance to 1900: AH1

3

ART 121

Drawing I

3

ART 124

Watercolor I

3

ART 151

Painting I

3

ART 207

Art History: 1900-Present

3

ASTRONOMY

AST 101

Astronomy I w/ lab: SC1

4

AST 102

Astronomy II w/ lab: SC1

4

BIOLOGY

BIO 105

Science of Biology: SC1

4

BIO 111

General College Biology I: SC1

5

BIO 112

General College Biology II: SC1

5

BIO 201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I: SC1

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II: SC1

4

BIO 204

Microbiology: SC1

4

BIO 216

Pathophysiology

4

BUSINESS

BUS 216

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 217

Business Com. & Report Writing

3

BUS 226

Business Statistics

3

CHEMISTRY

CHE 101

Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

5

CHE 102

Introduction to Chemistry II: SC1

5

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I: SC1

5

CHE 112

General College Chemistry II: SC1

5

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

COMMUNICATION

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

COM 126

Communication in Healthcare

3

COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3

3

COM 226

Oral Interpretation

3

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRJ 110

Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJ 205

Principles of Criminal Law

3

COMPUTER SCIENCE

CSC 160

Computer Science I (C++)

4

CSC 161

Computer Science II (C++)

4

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

ECE 101

Intro to Early Childhood Education

3

ECE 102

Introduction to ECE Lab Techniques

3

ECE 103

Guidance Strategies /Children

3

ECE 205

Nutrition, Health & Safety

3

ECE 220

Curriculum Devel.: Methods/Techniques

3

ECE 225

Language & Cognition/ Child

3

ECE 226

Creativity & the Young Child

3

ECE 260

Exceptional Child

3

ECONOMICS

ECO 201

Principles of Macroeconomics: SS1

3

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics: SS1

3

EDUCATION

EDU 188

Practicum I

V

EDU 221

Introduction to Education

3

EDU 231

Introduction to Bilingual Education

4

EDU 232

Literacy- Multicultural

3

EDU 233

English Language Learning (K-12)

3

EDU 234

Multicultural Education

3

EDU 261

Teaching, Learning & Techniques

3

ENGLISH

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

3

ENG 221

Creative Writing I

3

ENG 222

Creative Writing II

3

ENG 226

Fiction Writing

3

ENG 227

Poetry Writing

3

GEOGRAPHY

GEO 105

World Regional Geography: SS2

3

GEOLOGY

GEY 111

Physical Geology: SC1

4

GEY 112

Historical Geology: SC1

4

HISTORY

HIS 101

Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: HI1

3

HIS 102

Western Civilization 1650 -Present: HI1

3

HIS 111

The World: Antiquity-1500: HI1

3

HIS 112

The World: 1500-Present: HI1

3

HIS 201

U.S. History to Reconstruction: HI1

3

HIS 202

U.S. History Since the Civil War: HI1

3

HIS 215

Women in U.S. History: HI1

3

HIS 225

Colorado History: HI1

3

HIS 235

History of the American West

3

HIS 236

U.S. History Since 1945: HI1

3

HIS 247

20th Century World History: HI1

3

HIS 260

U.S. Foreign Relations: HI1

3

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

HPR 217

Kinesiology

4

HUMANITIES

HUM 121

Humanities: Early Civilization: AH2

3

HUM 122

Humanities: Medieval-Modern: AH2

3

HUM 123

Humanities: Modern World: AH2

3

HEALTH & WELLNESS

HWE 100

Human Nutrition

3

HWE 250

ACE Personal Trainer Prep 2

JOURNALISM

JOU 105

Introduction to Mass Media

3

JOU 106

Fundamentals of Reporting

3

LITERATURE

LIT 115

Introduction to Literature: AH2

3

LIT 125

Study of the Short Story

3

LIT 126

Study of Poetry

3

LIT 201

World Literature to 1600: AH2

3

LIT 202

World Literature after 1600: AH2

3

LIT 211

American Lit. to the Civil War: AH2

3

LIT 212

American Lit. after the Civil War: AH2

3

LIT 225

Introduction to Shakespeare: AH2

3

LIT 255

Children’s Literature

3

MANAGEMENT

MAN 226

Principles of Management

3

MATHEMATICS

MAT 111

Technology Lab for Algebra

1

MAT 120

Mathematics for Liberal Arts: MA1

4

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

MAT 122

College Trigonometry: MA1

3

MAT 125

Survey of Calculus: MA1

4

MAT 135

Introduction to Statistics: MA1

3

MAT 155

Integrated Math I

3

MAT 156

Integrated Math II

3

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1

5

MAT 202

Calculus II: MA1

5

MAT 204

Calculus III w/Engineering Aps: MA1

5

MAT 215

Discrete Mathematics: MA1

4

MAT 255

Linear Algebra: MA1

3

MAT 261

Differential Equations: MA1

4

MUSIC

MUS 120

Music Appreciation: AH1

3

MUS 121

Music History Medieval-Classical: AH1

3

MUS 122

Music History Romantic-Present: AH1

3

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

All PED courses 100-299 are approved for use in the AGS as Electives (credit maximums apply- see#) Effective Fall 2013

 

PHILOSOPHY

PHI 111

Introduction to Philosophy: AH3

3

PHI 112

Ethics: AH3

3

PHI 113

Logic: AH3

3

PHI 115

World Religions – West

3

PHI 116

World Religions – East

3

PHYSICS

PHY 105

Conceptual Physics: SC1

4

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra I/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 112

Physics: Algebra II/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 211

Physics: Calculus I/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 212

Physics: Calculus II/Lab: SC1

5

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POS 105

Introduction to Political Science: SS1

3

POS 111

American Government: SS1

3

POS 205

International Relations: SS1

3

POS 215

Current Political Issues

3

PSYCHOLOGY

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

3

PSY 102

General Psychology II: SS3

3

PSY 205

Psychology of Gender: SS3

3

PSY 226

Social Psychology: SS3

3

PSY 235

Human Growth & Development: SS3

3

PSY 237

Child & Adolescent Psychology

3

PSY 238

Child Development

3

PSY 245

Educational Psychology

3

PSY 249

Abnormal Psychology: SS3

3

PSY 265

Psychology of Personality: SS3 3

SCIENCE

SCI 155

Integrated Science I: SC1

4

SCI 156

Integrated Science II: SC1

4

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

3

SOC 102

Introduction to Sociology II: SS3

3

SOC 215

Contemporary Social Problems: SS3

3

SPANISH LANGUAGE

SPA 111

Foreign Language I: Spanish

5

SPA 112

Foreign Language II: Spanish

5

SPA 115

Foreign Language for the Professional I

3

SPA 211

Foreign Language III: Spanish

3

SPA 212

Foreign Language IV: Spanish

3

THEATRE

THE 105

Theatre Appreciation: AH1

3

THE 111

Acting I

3

THE 112

Acting II

3

THE 211

Dev. of Theatre Greek-Renaissance: AH1

3

THE 212

Dev. of Theatre Restoration-Modern: AH1

3

Other courses may apply -Contact your Academic Advisor.

#Students may apply up to a total of 3 credits of:

  • 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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2013-2014 Morgan Community College Catalog w/March 2014 Addendum

Additions, Changes, Deletions, and Corrections

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

CATALOG INFORMATION

ACCREDITATION

ABOUT MCC, GOVERNANCE, MISSION & HISTORY

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

ADMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT

ADVISING

REGISTRATION

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

PRIVACY

COURSE OPTIONS

GRADES AND GRADING

ACADEMIC STANDING AND ACADEMIC RENEWAL

GRADUATION POLICIES

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

TRANSFER FROM MCC

FINANCIAL AID

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

COLLEGE CLOSURES

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Explanation of Types of Degrees & Certificates

Explanation of Statewide Articulation Agreements

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Science Degrees with Designation

Other Agreements

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

FIRE SCIENCE

HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

HUMAN RESOURCES

MASSAGE THERAPY

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MULTIMEDIA

NURSE AIDE

NURSING

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PHLEBOTOMY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

REAL ESTATE

SUPERVISION

WELDING

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Courses (Alphabetical)

AAA-Academic Achievement Strategies Courses

ABM-Agriculture & Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business

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

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR 091 College Composition and Reading Lab

CCR 092 College Composition and Reading

CCR 093 College Composition and Reading Studio D

CCR 094 College Composition and Reading Studio 121

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

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

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PER-Physical Education Recreation Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

PTA-Physical Therapist Assistant 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

Course Numbering System

Credit Hours

Course Prerequisites

Course Co-requisites

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

PERSONNEL/STAFF DIRECTORY

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