gen ed courses needed for associates degree

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    hi i'm new to this so be kind

    i would like to know what general education classes are required for an associates degree in the stae of pa i know getting an associates degree takes two yrs. but does that include your gen ed classes and what gen ed classes do you need?????

    thanks

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    Your best answer will come from the university/college that you want to obtain. The state of Pennsylvania does not have educational requirements - the individual school will.
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    Each college requires their own things, most are similar. But if there is any possibility of you seeking more education, look at what you may want and pick gen ed that meets both!
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    If you have a particular school in mind you might google them and then take a look around at their web site. Most schools will list their degree plans and have a PDF file or something that you can download and take a look at.
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    Quote from tubbys
    hi i'm new to this so be kind

    i would like to know what general education classes are required for an associates degree in the stae of pa i know getting an associates degree takes two yrs. but does that include your gen ed classes and what gen ed classes do you need?????

    thanks
    Yes, the Associates is generally set up to be completed in 2 years, and that includes the gen ed. But look at the catalogs for the schools you are interested in. Some have a 3-year associate degree for RN that is more total credits. The state doesn't set the course content. The college does.

    This list http://www.sharonregional.com/pdfs/r...ourses_new.pdf shows 8 courses that are usually required. Statistics might be another. Soc 101 might be, too. Some have two Englishes: writing and speech. Some throw in a nursing math class. It all depends on the school's views. Look at the college catalogs and see what courses are needed.
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    My experience is that the ADN programs are two years long AFTER pre-reqs. My ADN was as follows:

    English 1
    Lifespan - Growth and Development
    Algebra
    A&P 1 + lab
    A&P 2 + lab
    Microbiology + lab
    Microcomputer applications
    Speech
    Gen Biology
    Medical Terminology
    Introduction to Nursing
    Psychology
    Humanities Elective

    All of that was BEFORE the 2 year Nursing program.
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