Associate of Arts Degrees

General Science (A.S.)

General Science provides maximum flexibility and is appropriate for students in pre-medicine, pharmacy,    dental, medical technology, and other professional fields. It is also the program of choice for geology and chemistry students.

General Education Core Credits
Communications
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
6
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
6
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
3-4
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
6
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
8
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
2-3
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
2-3
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits

Choose one pair
CHM 151 General Chemistry I*
CHM 152 General Chemistry II*
Or
CHM 130 Fundamental Chemistry
CHM 230 Fundamental Organic Chemistry

*Pre-professional students are advised to take the CHM 151 and 152 sequences and may not choose CHM 130 and 230 for their section option.
8-9

Choose one pair

BIO 181 General Biology I
BIO 182 General Biology II
or
PHY 110 Algebra-based Physics I
PHY 111 Algebra-based Physics II
or
PHY 121 Calculus-based Physics I
PHY 131 Calculus-based Physics II
or
GLG 101 Indigenous Physical Geology
GLG 102 Historical Geology

8

Choice of One
MTH 190 Pre-Calculus*
or
MTH 213 Statistics

*The AGEC-S block for Math and Science majors requires MTH 191.
4

*Science/Math Electives: 8 additional credits selected from:

MTH 190 or above; CHM 130 or above; PHY 110 or above; BIO 180 or above; GLG 101 or above; any ENV or CSC 150
8
Program Credits 28-29
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 28-29
Total Credits Earned: 68-72
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
24.0102 General Studies.

Dean of the Faculty

Acting Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Paul Willeto
pwilleto@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6962

Mail to: Dean of the Faculty
Diné College:
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556