Length: Two semesters
Purpose: The Certificate in General Education prepares first time job seekers with the basic competencies which can help them be more competitive in the job market and more valuable in the workplace. For those individuals who wish to continue their education, the general education certificate provides foundational courses that allow students to progress toward the associate degree or to transfer to a senior institution.
Admission Requirements: In addition to the general admissions requirements of the college, entry
requires satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalents as a minimum: 4 units of English; 2 units of college preparatory mathematics; 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of history. Students with deficiencies will require developmental studies.
|Course Number||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Course Credits|
|SDV 108||College Survival Skills||1||0||1|
|ENG 111||College Composition I||3||0||3|
|HUM||*Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3||0||3|
|MTH 151||Math for Liberal Arts I OR||3||0||3|
|MTH 163||Precalculus I|
|HIS 121||U.S. History I||3||0||3|
|BIO 101||**General Biology I||3||3||4|
|ENG 112||College Composition II||3||0||3|
|CST 100||Principles of Public Speaking||3||0||3|
|HIS 122||U.S. History II||3||0||3|
|PSY 200||Principles of Psychology||3||0||3|
|BIO 102||**General Biology II||3||3||4|
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate in General Education 33
*Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: PHI 101-102; ENG 241-242-243-244-278-279; MUS 121-122; SPA 101-102; FRE 101-102-201-202; REL 100-200-210-230
**Lab Sciences may also Include: CHM 111-112, GOL 105·106, PHY 201-202 or 241-242.