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2021-2022 College Catalog 
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Arizona General Education Curriculum-A (AGEC-A) Certificate

Required Courses

Humanities (1 course): 3 Credits

Social & Behavioral Sciences (2 courses): 6 Credits

Two courses from two different prefixes in this category.

Biological & Physical Sciences (2 courses): 8 Credits

Other Requirements (2 courses): 6 Credits

Complete all six credits from the courses listed below, or include 3 credits from Humanities and Fine Arts and/or 3 credits from Social and Behavioral Sciences and/or 6 credits from biological and physical sciences or mathematics.

World Languages - AGEC Other category

Keep the language sequences within the same language

International and Multicultural Studies - AGEC Other category

Total AGEC-A General Education Credits Required: 35 Credits

AGEC Special Requirements

Students are required to take courses that meet each of the following:

  • Intensive Writing and Critical Inquiry (I) - at least one course beyond the First-Year Composition involving the development of competence in written discourse and involve the gathering, interpretation, and evaluation of evidence is required.
  • Cultural Diversity (C) -  at least one course emphasizing ethnic, race, and/or gender awareness is required.
  • Global Awareness (G) - at least one course emphasizing contemporary global/international awareness is required.

AGEC special requirements can be completed in one, two or three courses. To avoid exceeding the 35 - 41 credits required for the AGEC; the student should choose required courses, above, so that these special requirements are met. See an advisor or counselor for help in selecting courses.

Intensive Writing and Critical Inquiry Courses

Cultural Diversity Courses

Global Awareness Courses

Options Requirements: 6 Credits

Options: Includes additional courses approved for subject area or special requirements which enhance the AGEC and expand the preparation of students prior to transfer.

The six credits can be from the Options categories listed below from each of these categories with the maximum number of additional credits indicated.

  • Humanities - up to 3 additional credits
  • Fine Arts - up to 3 additional credits
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences - up to 3 additional credits
  • Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences - up to 6 additional credits
  • Mathematics - up to 6 additional credits