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The core curriculum of the AA degree at GMC includes those courses that the faculty members of the college have identified as central to the development of the proficiencies of a Georgia Military College student. The core courses are also those in common with the core requirements of most senior colleges and universities throughout the United States. This curriculum facilitates transfer, after graduation from GMC, to a four-year program at senior colleges.


Essential Skills (15 quarter hours) 

 ENG 101  5
 ENG 102  5
 MAT 106, 109 or higher  5

Institutional Options (7-8 quarter hours)

GMC 154 (Character Above All)
Two of the following:   
GMC 100A* 
PED 
WEL 154 
HPE 202** 
HPE 204 
HPE 205 

*All entering students who place in any Learning Support Services course are required to enroll in GMC 100A, Preparing for Success.  This requirement may be waived on an individual case basis by appealing to the Academic Dean or DLC Assistant Dean.
**HPE 202 recommended for Education Majors

Humanities/ Fine Arts    (15 quarter hours)

One of the following:
ENG 201/202/221/222    
Foreign Language*  10 
Choose from the following: 
FRE 101 and 102  or
GER 101 and 102 or
SPA 101 and 102  
 

*GMC accepts foreign language credit for other languages completed at regionally accredited colleges or universities and foreign languages certified by the ACE Guide for armed forces personnel under SOCAD, SOCNAV or from CCAF.


Natural Science, Math and Technology (22-24 quarter hours)

Choose any two lab sciences  12 
CIS 200*  5/6 
*The following can be used for CIS 200:  CIS 105A, 106, and 107 (6 hours)  
Math or Science elective  5/6 
Choose one course from the following:
BIO/CHE/MAT*/NTR/PHY/PSC
(MAT 200 recommended for Education Majors) 
 

*A student who successfully completes MAT 106 or MAT 109 for the Essential Skills requirement cannot use MAT 106 or MAT 109 to satisfy the Math/Science Elective

Social Sciences (20 quarter hours)

HIS 101A or 102A 
HIS 121 or 122 
PLS 101 
Social Science elective 
Choose one course from the following:
ANT/ECO/GEO/HIS/PLS/PSY/SOC  
(ECO 201, ECO 202, PSY 200, or SOC 200 recommended for Education Majors) 
 

Core Curriculum  79/82
Concentration AA  25/30
Total Quarter Hours 104/112


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