Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    Feb 01, 2023  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education Program 1


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Component
Number of Credits Required
 
Foundation   A.A. A.A.S. ‡ ‡ A.A.T. A.F.A. A.S. ‡ ‡ ‡
  • English
  3 3 3 3 3
  • Health
  1-3 1-3 1-3 0 1-3
  • Mathematics
  3 3 3 3 3
  • Speech
  3 3 3 0 3
 
Distribution   A.A. A.A.S. A.A.T. A.F.A. A.S.
  • Arts
  3 0 3 3 3
  • Humanities
  3 0 3 3 3
  • Either Arts or Humanities
  3 3 3 3 0
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  6* 3 6 3 6*
  • Natural Sciences
  7** 4** 7** 3 8**

Total Credits

  32-34 20-22 32-34 21 30-32

In all A.A. and A.S. curricula, students are required to select at least one course with a global and cultural perspectives designation.

‡ This includes all A.A. programs except for Business,Computer Science and Technologies and General Studies.

‡ ‡ This includes all A.A.S. programs except for Computer Gaming and Simulation, Criminal Justice, Digital Animation, Graphic Design and Hospitality Management.

‡ ‡ ‡  This includes all A.S. programs except for all Engineering Science A.S. and all Science A.S. degrees.

* Behavioral and Social Science Distribution (BSSD) courses must come from different disciplines.

** At least one lab science course must be taken to fulfill the natural sciences requirement.

Foundation & Distribution Courses



English Foundation (ENGF)


Complete ENGL 101  as a College prerequisite for ENGL 102  or ENGL 103  unless eligible for placement into ENGL 102   or ENGL 103   through transfer credit, AP scores, or SAT/ Accuplacer scores and College English department permission.

Arts Distribution (ARTD)


Humanities Distribution (HUMD)


Behavorial and Social Sciences Distribution


Natural Sciences Distribution with Lab (NSLD)


If a degree requires two science courses, one must be a laboratory science (NSLD).

Note:


MATH 130 , MATH 131 , and MATH 132  are required for the associate of arts in teaching (AAT). Many transfer institutions will not accept MATH 130 , MATH 131 , or MATH 132  as a general education math course if an AAT is not completed. 

* Courses marked with an asterisk fulfill the General Education global and cultural perspectives requirement. Denoted by M in course description.