2020-2021 Catalog 
  
    Jul 12, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

General Education (Certificate)


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CIP 24.0199
Degree: Certificate
Program Code: 695-01
Program Length: 1 year - 2 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 33
Distance Learning Option Available

Program Advisor
Lisa Henley
276.964.7329
Russell Hall Room 230

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.

First Semester


Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 16
  • Lab Hours: 3
  • Course Credits: 17

Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 15
  • Lab Hours: 3
  • Course Credits: 16

Total Minimum Credits: 33


1 Developmental coursework may require additional semesters to complete program.

*Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: ART 101 -ART 102 ; MUS 121 -MUS 122 ; REL 230 .

**Lab Sciences may also include: CHM 111 -CHM 112 , GOL 105 ·GOL 106 , PHY 201 -PHY 202  or PHY 241 -PHY 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.

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