FRC General Education Requirements
Associate Degree, Feather River College

 

To graduate with an Associate Degree from FRC, a student must:

1.  Complete a minimum of 60 semester units.

A minimum of 12 semester units applied to any major field must be completed at FRC, and each additional major requires an additional 12 units, minimum, of courses taken at FRC. The student must be in residence at FRC at the time of application, OR the student must successfully complete a minimum of 32 units of associate degree applicable units at FRC prior to transfer.

A minimum of 24 semester units of FRC General Education courses selected from areas A through F must be completed (see next page). Course work from other accredited colleges may be used to satisfy FRC general education requirements.

A minimum of 18 semester units must be completed in the student's major.

A maximum of 12 semester units of Credit/No Credit grades may be applied to the Associate Degree.

A maximum of 16 semester units of Occupational Cooperative Work Experience, or a maximum of 6 semester units of General Cooperative Work Experience, may be applied to the Associate Degree.

Courses numbered in the 300's and all noncredit courses may not be applied to the Associate Degree.

2. Attain a minimum cumulative grade point average, GPA, of 2.0.

3. File a Petition to Graduate with the Records Office before the deadline listed in the Schedule of Classes. While minimum requirements are listed above, other policies pertaining to graduation will depend on major or transfer requirements. See your counselor well in advance of petitioning for graduation.

AREA A Communication     6 units

A1-English-3 units
English 101

A2-Critical Thinking-3 units
English 102, 103, 119, 120
Philosophy 101, 102

AREA B Natural Science     8 units

B1-Life or Physical Science-3 units (Must include lab)
Anthropology 120 and 120L
Biology 100, 102, 104, 106, 110, 112
Chemistry 100, 102, 104
Geology 102
Physics 100, 100L, 102, 104

B2-Mathematics-4 units
Math 018, 110, 114, 116, 202, 218, 220, 222

B3-Computer Literacy-1 unit
Agriculture 150,
Business 162, 164
Computer Science 102
Office Career & Technology 184, 185, 186, 187

AREA C Humanities     3 units
American Sign Language 130, 132
Art 100, 107, 109, 110, 116, 117, 166, 170, 172, 174
English 128, 170, 180, 228, 245, 256, 257, 260, 277
French 101,102
German 102, 104
Honors 272, 274, 276, 280, 286, 288
Humanities 100, 101, 128
Music 110
Philosophy 100, 101, 102, 103
Spanish 101, 102
Theater Arts 105, 106

AREA D

Social and Behavioral Sciences     3 units
Administration of Justice 102, 114, 130
American Sign Language 160
Anthropology 100, 104, 106, 120, 150
Business 106,108
Child Development 153, 162
Geography 104, 150
History 102, 104, 108, 110, 112, 124, 130, 140, 150, 160
Honors 274, 278, 280, 282, 284, 288

Outdoor Recreation Leadership 110

POL/ENVR 180
Political Science 101, 140
Psychology 102, 130
Sociology 100, 102, 110, 150, 160

AREA E American Institutions     3 units
History 108,110,140
Political Science 101, 140

AREA F Physical Education or Outdoor Activity
Any Physical Education activity course or Outdoor Recreation Leadership activity course (alternate courses may be used by students with a physical disability and who have obtained a written opinion from a doctor).

Health Education 100, 105, 110
Equine Studies 103