Explore the General Studies Program at NC

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General Studies at NC


The General Studies degree prepares students for transfer to a four year college or university. Students study a balanced program of humanities, mathematics, science, and social science courses as a foundation for further learning. Students are urged to consult with an academic advisor or counselor to ensure that the courses selected meet Navarro College requirements and those of the four year college or university to which transfer is intended.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

 

  • demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • analyze intricate problems involving unclear possibilities.
  • employ effective methods of research.
  • apply information literacy skills.
  • effectively use written and oral communication skills.
  • discuss the differences in human cultures.

List of Course Requirements

ENGLISH

6 Credit Hours 

 

GOVERNMENT

6 Credit Hours

 

AMERICAN HISTORY

6 Credit Hours

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE

6 Credit Hours

 

SPEECH

6 Credit Hours

 

CREATIVE ARTS

3 Credit Hours

 

LIFE / PHYSICAL SCIENCE

8 Credit Hours

 

MATHEMATICS

Associate in Arts Degree = 3 Credit Hours
Associate in Sciences Degree = 6 Credit Hours

 

SOCIAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

3 Credit Hours

 

LANGUAGE / PHILOSOPHY / CULTURE

3 Credit Hours

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Associate in Arts Degree = 4-8 Credit Hours

 

COURSES FROM MAJOR AREA / ELECTIVES

Associate in Arts Degree = 7-12 Credit Hours
Associate in Science Degree = 13 Credit Hours

Careers in General Studies


A degree in General Studies offers a lot of flexibility without focusing on a specific profession or industry.

  • Brand Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Copywriter
  • Administrative or Executive Assistant
  • Retail

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Bureau of Labor Statistics


Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Architecture and Engineering Occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Computer and Information Technology Occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Degree Plans Offered


General Studies (AA)60 credit hours
General Studies (AS)60 credit hours
OFFERED ON CAMPUS: Corsicana, Waxahachie, Midlothian, Mexia, Online
PATHWAY: Multi-Disciplinary Studies

Course Catalog


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NEXT TERM ENROLLMENT: FALL 16 WEEK & 1ST 8-WEEK
April 22 Fall Registration begins
August 16Pre-Registration ends & Payment due at 5 p.m.
August 20Late Registration ends & Payment due at 6 p.m.
August 26Classes start

DEGREE & TRANSFER OPTIONS

Complete your degree and begin your career
or transfer to a 4-year college to continue your studies.

 

Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110

ACCREDITATION

Navarro College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees; approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dean’s Office
Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7496

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