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A.G.S. Degree

The Associate of General Studies (AGS) 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

A minimum of 15 credits must be completed from approved gtPathways (Guaranteed Transfer) coursework.


Choose one course:

ENG 1021 or higher

- COM 1150 or higher

- HIS 2765

Total Credit Hours:3


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

- MAT 1140 or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Arts and Humanities

Take one course:

ARA 1001 or higher

ART 1001 or higher

ASL 1101 or higher

CHI 1001 or higher

- COM 1300

DAN 1005 or higher1

FRE 1001 or higher

GER 1001 or higher

HUM 1003 or higher

ITA 1001 or higher

JPN 1001 or higher

LIT 1015 or higher

MUS 1000 or higher

PHI 1011 or higher

RUS 1001 or higher

SPA 1001 or higher

THE 1005 or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

1 Max of three (3) credits for DAN permitted for degree in addition to DAN 1050.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Take one course:

ANT 1001 or higher (excludes ANT 1005 & ANT 2315 (SC1: Natural and Physical Science)

- COM 1250, COM 2220, COM 2300. May fulfill this requirement OR Communication, but not both.

- CRJ 1010

ECO 1001 or higher

ETH 2000 or higher

- GEO 1005; GEO 1006; GEO 1065; GEO 2000

HIS 1110 or higher (excludes HIS 2765 (CO3: Advanced Writing)

- JOU 1005

POS 1011 or higher

PSY 1001 or higher

SOC 1001 or higher

WST 2000 or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural and Physical Sciences

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

- ANT 1005; ANT 2315

- AST 1110; AST 1120; AST 1160

BIO 1004 or higher

CHE 1011 or higher

- ENV 1111; ENV 1010

- GEO 1011; GEO 1012, GEO 1060

GEY 1108 or higher

- MET 1050

PHY 1105 or higher

SCI 1055 or higher

Total Credit Hours:3


Select 15 credits from the Approved Elective List 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

  • 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 (all grades "C" or better) to be eligible to graduate.
  • Submit Graduation Application, transfer credits, and Prior Learning Assessment Credit to the Registrar's Office by published deadline.
  • Students must complete at least 25% of their degree/certificate credit requirements at Front Range in order to earn their award from Front Range.
  • Continuing students without a 12 month lapse in enrollment are allowed to select a catalog published during their enrollment that best aligns with their completed coursework toward their intended program of study.