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General Education Requirements

Your general education requirements are a key part of the associate and bachelor degrees you can earn at Snow. No matter what degree you earn or classes you take, your general education falls into three main groups:

  • GE Core: classes in math, American institutions, and English
  • GE Knowledge Areas: classes in fine arts, physical science, life science, humanities, and social science
  • GE Foundations: classes that are unique to Snow. They are team taught by faculty from across campus to help you get the most out of your general education work.

Associate of Science (AS)

General Education AS Requirements

Other Degrees

  • Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Associate of Fine Arts (AFA)
  • Associate of Business (ASB)
  • Associate of Pre-Engineering (APE)
  • Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN)
  • Associate Degrees in Outdoor Leadership and Entrepreneurship (AOLE)
  • Associate Degrees of Applied Science (AAS)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Music (BM)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering (BS)
Download GE Requirements Worksheet

What You Get from GE

You have a lot of freedom to choose the general education classes that are best for you, and—no matter how you fulfill the GE requirements—you can be sure that you will develop and sharpen your academic abilities. Below are the outcomes that are the goal for GE classes; consider how these skills will be important in your post-college career. Students who graduate from Snow College with an associate of science degree will

  1. Learn more about human cultures and the natural world
  2. Read carefully and conduct research
  3. Communicate effectively through the spoken and written word
  4. Reason using data, numbers, and logic
  5. Use insights from multiple academic fields to address complex problems
  6. Think critically and creatively