General Education Certificate
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 100||College Success Skills||1||0||1|
|ENG 111||College Composition I||3||0||3|
|MTH||Mathematics (MTH 154 or 161)1||3||0||3|
|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
1 Developmental coursework may require additional semesters to complete program.
*Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: ART 101-102; MUS 121-122; REL 230.
**Lab Sciences may also include: CHM 111-112, GOL 105·106, PHY 201-202 or 241-242.
***A second Humanities elective may be used as a substitute for CST 100 if CST 100 is not a part of your perspective AA&S degree program.