Associate of Science

General Studies

The Associate of Science Degree (AS) in General Studies is recommended for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution and major in a science or science related program of study. Students will complete the core requirements for the Associate of Science plus 24 elective hours. At least 51% or 13 credits of the electives should be in courses numbered 200 and higher.

Upon completion of the Associate of Arts degree in General Studies, the student will:

  • Have completed a broad background of studies in the core areas offered at FPCC
  • Be able to transfer the freshman and sophomore general education courses required by most colleges or universities offering bachelor’s degrees
  • Have explored elective courses in areas of personal interest
General Education Requirements
Credits
Core I Communications 9
Core II Mathematics and Science 12
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core IV Social Sciences 6
Core V American Indian Studies 3
Core VI Technology 3
Core VII Health 2
Total General Education credits required for degree 41
Program of Study Requirements
Credits
Electives (200 level CT/MATH/SCI preferred) 20
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 20
Total credits required for degree 61

*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.