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2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

General Studies (Track 2) (A.S.)

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Track 2 - University of Tennessee System

GENERAL EDUCATION (41 credit hours)

History (6 credit hours)

Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credit hours)

At least one course (three credit hours) must be in Literature.

Mathematics (3-4 credit hours)

Natural Science (8 credit hours)

BIOL 1010 - Introduction to Biology  cannot be paired with BIOL 1110  or BIOL 1120  to meet the General Education science requirement. 

Additionally, CHEM 1010 - Introduction to Chemistry  cannot be paired with CHEM 1110   or CHEM 1120   to meet the General Education science requirement. 

(Unless otherwise noted, a sequence is not required.)  


  • General Electives 15-16 sem hrs cr

Area of Emphasis Notes for Transferring Students

  • If you take a three-hour math course, you must take 15 hours of general electives. If you take a four-hour math course, you will need 14 hours of general electives.
  • Students should consult the appropriate University of Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga, or Martin) program of study which they wish to enter at the university for the appropriate mathematics course. Courses to be transferred must be completed with a grade of “C” or above.
  • MATH 1710  and MATH 1720  are required courses for students lacking the background to start with MATH 1910 . This requirement will be verified by the mathematics faculty and the individual advisor. 
  • MATH 1910  can fulfill either the gen-ed math requirement or the area of emphasis requirement. It cannot count for both.

Semester Hours Credit: 60

*All general studies majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 - First-Year Experience  


Recommended Full-Time Schedule (Fall or Spring Start)

The following is a recommended full-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (16 credit hours)

Semester Two (16 credit hours)

Semester Three (15 credit hours)

Semester Four (13 credit hours)

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