Open Elective Courses
A minimum of 5.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required. Most students choose to take GA 294 - Career Internship * to fulfill this requirement.
* Online students in some states may not be allowed to take this internship due to state restrictions.
General Education Requirements
Students enrolled in this associate’s degree must complete a minimum of 24.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of this catalog for Herzing University courses that would satisfy these requirements. *
4.00 Semester Credit Hours in Computer Applications ▲
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in English Composition
1.00 Semester Credit Hour in Information Literacy
4.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics (College Algebra or Above)
6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Natural Science or Humanities With a Critical Thinking Focus
(3.00 Hours Must Have a Critical Thinking Focus) ** ▲ ♦ •
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social or Behavioral Science
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Speech
* Transfer students may transfer courses that are within 1.00 semester credit hour of the courses listed above to meet these discipline requirements. Any resulting deficiency in the total of 24.00 semester credit hours required in general education may be made up with general education electives from any of the listed disciplines.
** A course with a critical thinking focus would be a course that addresses the theories and application of critical analysis with an emphasis on developing sequential reasoning skills. Examples may be courses in critical thinking, philosophy, science, or logic.
▲ Students in the State of Georgia must take a science course to fulfill this requirement.
♦ The state of Minnesota requires a minimum of 20.00 semester credit hours of general education for associate’s degrees, not counting computer applications. However, all Herzing University students in the AASGRD program must complete a minimum of 24.00 semester credit hours in general education, including computer applications, to complete the requirement for graduation from this associate’s degree program. Minnesota students must complete at least 2.00 semester credit hours of general education in the humanities.
• Students in this associate’s program must take HU 320 - Art History to satisfy 3.00 semester credit hours of this requirement.