Main Navigation

General Ed Cert

Print Friendly

Programs of Study

Certificate Programs

ddl-3General Education


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
First Semester
SDV 108College Survival Skills101
ENG 111College Composition I303
HUM*Humanities/Fine Arts Elective303
MTH 151Math for Liberal Arts I OR303
MTH 163Precalculus I
HIS 121U.S. History I303
BIO 101**General Biology I334
TOTAL16317
Second Semester
ENG 112College Composition II303
CST 100Principles of Public Speaking303
HIS 122U.S. History II303
PSY 200Principles of Psychology303
BIO 102**General Biology II334
TOTAL15316

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.

Back to Top

Have Questions? . Contact Us