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2017-2018 Catalog

General Studies (AA)


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If you are earning an Associate’s Degree in General Studies, contact the Student Success Center.

Requirements:

  1. A minimum of 60 credit hours.
  2. A minimum of 20 hours in residency (WSU courses).
  3. At least a 2.0 (C) WSU grade point average (GPA).
  4. Completion of WSU general education requirements (refer to Degree Requirements ).

The Associate of Arts degree must include a foreign language or ASL (American Sign Language) requirement which may be met by one of the following:

  1. Documentation of a proficiency level of “Novice High” or better through an examination administered by the WSU Foreign Language Department or through an examination by a recognized testing agency.
  2. Completion of WSU foreign language course 1020 with a grade of “C” or higher or comparable transfer credit.
  3. Completion of any WSU foreign language course at a level beyond the first year with a grade of “C” or higher or comparable transfer credit.
  4. Documentation of three years of the same language completed in high school with a minimum grade of “B”.
  5. Documentation of a minimum proficiency level in American Sign Language through an examination administered by the American Sign Language/Interpreting program at SLCC. The signer must “demonstrate proficiency in temporal aspect, spatial agreement and in describing things around her/him and the deaf culture.”
  6. Completion of WSU American Sign Language course 1020 with a grade of “C” or higher or comparable transfer credit.

                                              

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Advisement:

Academic advisors in the Student Success Center can help General Studies majors with academic planning and referrals to other campus support services.  Please call 801-626-6752 to schedule an appointment and use the Student Success Center advising syllabus for more information.

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