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2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog 
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies 2250, A.A.S.

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A Two-Year General Program Leading to the A.A.S. or A.S. Degree

General Studies is a program designed for three types of students – students who have not selected a specific major; students who have changed their educational goal but cannot fulfill all graduation requirements for a new major; or students who seek to tailor their program for a particular transfer institution, without meeting program specific requirements at Vincennes University. The hours of freely chosen electives may be any combination of 100 and 200 level courses which best serve students’ needs or interests. An additional 15 hours of 200-level elective courses are required for the program. For students enrolled in the Florida Education Program: Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 W. Gaines Street, Ste. 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; toll free # (888) 224-6684.

Major Program Requirements (39-40)

General Education Requirements

See General Education  in this catalog for a complete description of the general education and assessment requirements.

Basic Skills Core (9)


The Reading Intensive requirement may be met by a Social Science elective.

The Writing and Speaking Intensive requirements may be met by a Humanities elective.

The Mathematics Intensive requirement may be met by a subsequent mathematics course or by passing a mathematics assessment examination.

A grade of C or better is required in all Basic Skills courses.

Liberal Education Core (14)

  • PFWL 100 - Lifetime Fitness/Wellness 2 hrs
  • Science Elective – Common Core List 3 hrs
  • Social Science Elective(s) – Core List 3 hrs
  • One course from two different Liberal Education Core Lists: Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Social Science or Writing 6 hrs


The Computer Skills requirement is met by Computers Across the Curriculum.

Recommended Sequence of Courses for A.A.S.

 (This assumes any necessary developmental requirements have been met.)

Semester I

Total Hours: 15

Semester II

Total Hours: 15-16

Semester III & IV

Total Hours: 32

Total Hours: 62-63


1 SSKL 103 - Study Skills  required of all General Studies students taking 2 or more developmental classes, one of which is READ 009  or ENGL 009 . Partners for Success is strongly recommended for these students.

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