CURRICULAR GUIDE

                           General Associate Degree

Curriculum Code: 0863  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

This degree is a customized program of study which should be approved by an
advisor. A minimum of 60 credits is required and includes the LCC General
Education Core requirements.  Students must also complete EITHER a minimum of 12
related credits in an area of study of their own choosing OR they must complete
the credits listed on a transfer institution curriculum guide. (See Transfer
Information in this section of the catalog for a list of institutions for which
transfer guides are available.)  Students planning to transfer should see an
academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a mathematics
competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency requirement,
students may need to complete specific course work in mathematics. For
information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page 23.

The requirements for this program of study are outlined below. Prior to beginning
this program, students should meet with an academic advisor or counselor in the
Counseling and Advising Center (Suite 2300 of the GVT building, telephone number
(517) 483-1904.

REQUIREMENTS                                                   TOTAL:  CREDITS

General Education Core Areas                                        12 Credits
(Mathematics competency required -- See the GENERAL EDUCATION section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                3
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   3
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

Customized Options (Choose One Option - See Note 1)                 48 Credits

            Option A
            Credits in a Selected Area of Study                             12
            Elective Credits                                                36

            Option B
            Transfer Guide Requirements (See Note 2)                  Variable
            Elective Credits (See Note 3)                             Variable

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                     

1.    Students should meet with an academic advisor or counselor prior to
      selecting courses for customized options.
2.    Students should complete the credits required by a transfer institution on
      a transfer curriculum guide.  See Transfer Information in this section of
      the Catalog for a list of institutions for which transfer guides are
3.    After completing transfer guide requirements, students selecting this
      option may also have to complete elective credits in order to meet the 60-
      credit minimum required for this degree.