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Interdisciplinary Studies - AF53 (Effective Spring 2019) Degree

Program Description: The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) allows customization of the program of study based on each student's academic and professional goals. The AIS requires completion of 61 semester credit hours (21 hours of general education requirements and 40 hours distributed among one or more areas of emphasis). Areas of concentration include education, public safety, business and computer/information technology, industrial/engineering technology, and health sciences. The program curriculum may be strategically selected to build upon the student's goals and objectives. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition or continued education. A student might choose an interdisciplinary studies program if his or her specific goals and interests cannot be met through a school's existing majors, minors and electives.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin
Online
Coffee

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum
General Core Courses 21
Area I - Language Arts/Communication 6
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours)
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition 3
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science - Complete 6 Hours 6
Choose One of the Following (6 Hours)
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics 3
ECON 2105 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2106 Microeconomics 3
HIST 1111 World History I 3
HIST 1112 World History II 3
HIST 2111 U.S. History I 3
HIST 2112 U.S. History II 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Complete 6 Hours 6
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours)
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Math or Science Option - Complete 3 Hours
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses 40
Complete 40 Hours from the Selected Courses Below 40
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1115 Computerized Accounting 3
ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
AUTT 1010 Introduction to Automotive Technology 2
BIOL 2113 Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIOL 2113 Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIOL 2114 Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BIOL 2114L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
BIOL 2117 Introductory Microbiology 3
BIOL 2117L Introductory Microbiology Lab 1
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications 4
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIST 1130 Operating Systems Concepts 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
CRJU 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CUUL 1000 Fundamentals of Culinary Arts 4
ECCE 1101 Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education 3
ELUT 1101 Introduction to the Electrical Utility Industry 3
ENGT 1000 Introduction to Engineering Technology 3
FRSC 1100 Introduction to the Fire Service 3
HIMT 1100 Introduction to Health Information Technology 3
HORT 1000 Horticulture Science 3
IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures 2
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis 3
IDSY 1105 AC Circuit Analysis 3
IDSY 1170 Industrial Mechanics 4
MCHT 1011 Introduction to Machine Tool 4
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management 3
MGMT 1105 Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 2115 Human Resource Management 3
WELD 1000 Introduction to Welding Technology 4

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