General Studies AS
The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.
Associate of Science (AS)
This program is intended to provide students 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. Students should consult with their advisors to ensure that they select general electives that best prepare them for the specific requirements of their intended transfer college or university programs of study.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
- Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.
- Some transfer institutions/majors require that students have a foreign language proficiency through the 102 level. Students who completed 3 years of the same foreign language in high school may be exempt from this requirement. Native/fluent speakers may enroll directly into SPA 102 or FRE 102. Please check with your faculty advisor if you wish to take a language other than Spanish or French.
- Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor, confirm requirements at their intended four-year transfer institution, and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
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