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Associate of General Studies Degree

This degree is designed for students who want to complete a broad program of both career and transfer courses without specialization. Transferability of the Associate of General Studies Degree depends on the courses taken and the requirements of the receiving institution.

Degree Requirements

Required General Education Courses


Choose one course:

ENG 121 or above

Any COM course

Total Credit Hours:3


Take one course. Credits over 3 will be applied to electives.

MAT 107 or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Arts and Humanities

Take one course:

Any ARA course

Any ART course

ASL 121: American Sign Language I

ASL 122: American Sign Language II

ASL 123: American Sign Language III

ASL 221: American Sign Language IV

ASL 222: American Sign Language V

Any CHI course

DAN 125: History of Dance I

Any FRE course

Any GER course

Any HUM course

Any ITA course

Any JPN course

Any LIT course

Any MUS course

Any PHI course

Any RUS course

Any SPA course

Any THE course

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Take one course:

Any ANT course (excludes ANT 111)

COM 220: Intercultural Communication (May fulfill this requirement OR Communication, but not both.)

Any ECO course

Any ETH course

GEO 105: World Regional Geography

GEO 106: Human Geography

GEO 165: Human Ecology

GEO 200: Geography of Europe

Any HIS course

Any POS course

Any PSY course

Any SOC course

Any WST course

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural and Physical Sciences

Take one course. Credits over 3 will be applied to electives.

ANT 111: Biology Anthropology with Laboratory

Any AST course

Any BIO course

Any CHE course

ENV 101: Introduction to Environmental Science

GEO 111: Physical Geography-Landforms 

GEO 112: Physical Geography-Weather and Climate

GEO 160: Global Climate Change

Any GEY course

Any MET course

Any PHY course

Any SCI course

Total Credit Hours:3


Select 15 credits from the approved list of electives and any combination of 30 credits from general education courses and/or career-technical courses.

Log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck.

Selection of elective credits should be done with an advisor and your intended transfer institution.

Total Credit Hours:45

Total Credit Hours: 60

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 15 credits must be completed from approved gtPathways (Guaranteed Transfer) coursework.
  • No developmental courses may be applied to this degree.
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 ("C" or better in all classes) to be eligible to graduate.
  • Transfer Students must complete at least 15 semester credit hours that are part of their degree requirements at Front Range in order to earn a degree from Front Range.
  • Submit graduation application, transfer credits, and Prior Learning Assessment Credit to the Office of the Registrar by published deadline.
  • Continuing students who have not had a 12 month lapse in enrollment will be allowed to use the requirements listed in any catalog published while continuously attending.