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Core Curriculum for the Associate of Arts Degree

The core curriculum of the AA degree at GMC includes those courses that the faculty members of the college have identified as central to the development of the proficiencies of a Georgia Military College student. The core courses are also those in common with the core requirements of most senior colleges and universities throughout the United States. This curriculum facilitates transfer, after graduation from GMC, to a four-year program at senior colleges. Courses are in quarter hours (qh).

COMMUNICATION SKILLS (AREA A1)

ENG 101

5qh

ENG 102

5qh

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS (AREA A2)

One course from: MAT 1031, MAT 109/109S, MAT 110, MAT 11212, or MAT 201

5/6qh

INSTITUTIONAL OPTIONS (AREA B)

PER 1012

3qh

PER 2013

3qh

One course from: Any PED, MPE, WEL 154, HPE 2024, HPE 204/2055, BIO 1036, CIS 105A, CIS 106, or CIS 107

2/3qh

HUMANITIES, FINE ARTS, AND ETHICS (AREA C)

One course from: ENG 201, ENG 202, ENG 221, ENG 222, ENG 231, ENG 2327

5qh

Two Sequenced, Foreign Language8 Courses from:

FRE 101 and FRE 102

OR GER 101 and GER 102

OR SPA 101 and SPA 102

10qh

NATURAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICS, and TECHNOLOGY (AREA D)

Two laboratory science9 courses from: BIO, CHE, PHY, or PSC

12qh

One course from: BIO, CHE, CIS (110, 120, or 210 or higher), MAT (110 or higher, except MAT 208), NTR, PHY, or PSC10

5/6qh

SOCIAL SCIENCES (AREA E)

One course from: HIS 121 or HIS 122

5qh

PLS 101

5qh

One course from: ANT, ECO13, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY, or SOC11

5qh

Total Hours

70/73qh

1 Mathematics and Middle Grades Education majors may not use MAT 103 for Area A2. MAT 109, MAT 112 or MAT 201 is recommended.

2 This course is required for all degree-seeking students, except those who upon admission have successfully completed or transferred in 24-quarter hours or more and are in good academic standing according to GMC standards of academic progress. If PER 101 is not required, the student must meet all other degree requirements to include a minimum of 90-quarter hours, but are not required to take additional credits to replace PER 101 in their degree plan. Students who have credit for GMC 100a or GMC 101 may not receive credit for PER 101.


3PER 201 Prerequisites: PLS 101, ENG 102, and PER 101

4Recommended for Education majors

5For Students enrolled in Intercollegiate Athletics only

6Pre-Nursing majors who need a medical terminology course for their follow-on college should take BIO 103.

7If ENG 221/222/231/232 is taken, the student must take HIS 111 or HIS 113 for the Area E elective. Business majors and Logistics majors must take ENG 201 or ENG 202.

8GMC accepts foreign language credit for other languages completed at regionally accredited colleges or universities and foreign languages certified by the ACE Guide for armed forces personnel under a SOC DNS agreement or from CCAF.

9Pre-Nursing majors must complete the BIO 123 and 124, BIO 211 and 212, CHE 105 and 106, CHE 121 and 122, PHY 111 and 112, or PHY 211 and 212 lab science sequence.

10MAT 200 is required for Psychology majors. MAT 200 is recommended for Education, Business, and Logistics majors.

11Elective must be HIS 111 or HIS 113 if ENG 201 or ENG 202 not taken in Area C. ECO 201, ECO 202, PSY 200, or SOC 200 recommended for Education majors.

12MAT 112 or MAT 201 is required for Biology majors.

13 Area E Elective must be ECO 201 or 202 for Business majors and Logistics majors if not taken in Area F.