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Associate Degree in General Studies (Humanities) Full-Time

STRUCTURE
The Associate Degree Programme in General Studies is a more general and flexible programme that provides the opportunity for students to choose a range of courses that meet their academic and professional needs as well as meet the demands of the workplace in society. Overall, students should complete a total of 68 credits to obtain the Associate Degree.

OBJECTIVES:
This programme is designed to enable both the GCE “A” Level, C.X.C CAPE and nonGCE “A” Level students to obtain an Associate Degree in General Studies, with a combination of courses that will cater to the particular needs and interests of the students. Students must pursue THREE areas of concentration and along with the General Education requirements to satisfy the Associate Degree requirements.

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: In Semester 1, students are expected to do ALL *General College Courses and a total of 9 credits chosen from THREE of FOUR options. Overall, students should have 18 credits. In Semester 2, students are expected to do ALL General College Courses and a total of 9 credits chosen from THREE of FOUR options. Overall, students should have 16 credits. N.B. At the end of the FIRST YEAR, students should have completed a total of 34 credits.

Year Semester Course Code Course Name Credits Elective
Year 1 Semester 1 MTH2111 College Algebra 3 N
Year 1 Semester 1 ENG2111 Introduction to Academic Writing 3 N
Year 1 Semester 1 CIS2110 Introduction to Computers II 3 N
Year 1 Semester 1 ECN2110 Introduction To Economics I 4 Y
Year 1 Semester 1 LAW2111 Introduction to Law Legal System 3 Y
Year 1 Semester 1 POL2111 Introduction to Politics (Ver 1.0 2020) 3 Y
Year 1 Semester 1 SOC2111 Introduction to Sociology 3 Y
Year 1 Semester 2 ENG2122 Comm. in Organizations & Public Communication 3 N
Year 1 Semester 2 POL2122 Forms of Government & Political Actors 3 Y
Year 1 Semester 2 ECN2123 Introduction To Economics II 4 Y
Year 1 Semester 2 RES2111 Introduction to Research 2 N
Year 1 Semester 2 LAW2122 Machinery Justice & Legal Personnel 3 Y
Year 1 Semester 2 SOC2122 Social Theories and Issues 3 Y
Year 1 Semester 2 TCI2111 TCI Studies 2 N
Year 2 Semester 1 ECN2210 Advanced Economics I 5 Y
Year 2 Semester 1 SOC2212 Global Development in Sociology 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 1 POL2211 Government & Politics in the Caribbean I 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 1 POL2212 Introduction to International Relations 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 1 LAW2212 Law of Contract (Ver 1.0 2020) 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 1 LAW2211 Law of Tort I 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 1 SOC2211 Perspectives on Education in Society 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 2 ECN2223 Advanced Economics II 5 Y
Year 2 Semester 2 POL2222 Contemporary Political Thought 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 2 LAW2221 Criminal Law 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 2 POL2221 Government & Politics in the Caribbean II 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 2 LAW2222 Law of Tort II 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 2 SOC2222 Sociology and Religion 3 Y
Year 2 Semester 2 SOC2221 Sociology and The Media 3 Y
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