The Associate of General Studies degree is a 60 -64 credit hour curriculum composed of 15 core general education credit hours and 45 to 49 hours of collegiate level transfer and/or occupational coursework as approved by an academic dean. The Associates of General Studies will specifically allow students completing the technical certificate in Practical Nursing an opportunity to further their education with coursework that is purposely designed to improve workplace skills and to facilitate entry into other professional degree programs.

Degree Plan

Major technical discipline courses must be completed in the following discipline:



The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as No Comparable Course. Additionally, courses with a D frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer ( Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.