General Studies, Logistics Specialization

Associate of Science (A.S.)

Purpose

This program is intended to provide the student with a general course of study that parallels the freshman and sophomore years at most colleges and universities. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Following the prescribed coursework in this program will result in graduation with the associate of science degree (A.S.). Students should consult with their advisors to ensure that they select general electives that best prepare them for the specific requirements for their intended transfer college or university programs of study.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placements tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Curriculum

1st Semester Credits Standard Course Options
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
GIS 101 Introduction to Geospatial Technology I 3  
MTH 158 College Algebra or MTH 163 Precalculus I 3 MTH 164, MTH 170, MTH 173. See Note 4.
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Laboratory Science Elective 4 See Note 3.
Total Credits 17  
2nd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
BUS 111 Principles of Supervision 3  
ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
MTH 240 Statistics 3 MTH 158, MTH 164, MTH 170, MTH 173. See Note 4.
Laboratory Science Elective 4 See Note 3.
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 See Note 1.
Total Credits 16  
3rd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
CON 110 Contract Support Planning 3  
Transfer Elective 3 See Note 4. See Transfer Electives Document.
Transfer Elective 3 See Note 4. See Transfer Electives Document.
Humanities Elective 3 See Note 2.
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 See Note 1.
Total Credits 15  
4th Semester Credits Standard Course Options
CON 111 Contract Strategy Execution 3  
Transfer Elective 3 See Note 4. See Transfer Electives Document.
Humanities Elective 3 See Note 2.
Physical Education/Health Elective 1  
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 See Note 1.
Total Credits 13  
Total Credits For Program 61  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

  1. The social/behavioral sciences elective requirements can be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: ECO, GEO, PLS, HIS, PSY and SOC.
  2. The humanities elective requirement must be satisfied by completing one 3-credit conceptual humanities course that offers breadth of knowledge. Additional humanities electives may be conceptual or applied with a focus on skills, techniques and procedures. See website (http://www.jtcc.edu/humanitieselectives) for a list of approved conceptual and applied humanities electives.
  3. The laboratory science requirements can be satisfied by the following courses: BIO 101, BIO 102, BIO 110, BIO 120, CHM 101, CHM 102, CHM 111, CHM 112, ENV 121, ENV 122, GOL 105, NAS 125, NAS 130, PHY 101, PHY 102, PHY 201, PHY 202, PHY 241, and PHY 242. STEM track majors should take CHM 111-112 plus PHY 201-202 (or PHY 241-242).
  4. Students may elect MTH 158 and MTH 240 or MTH 163 and MTH 240 as minimum preparation for transfer.  Students in the science, technology, engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) track should take MTH 163, MTH 164, and MTH 173 given their transfer plans.

For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services at 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).

2013-2014 College Catalog

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