Certificate of General Studies

The General Studies Certificate program allows students to complete the first year of study toward an associate or baccalaureate degree. Students who plan to transfer after completion of
the certificate should discuss their plans with an advisor from the college they will attend to determine what courses will transfer.

General Education Requirements

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each. At least nine (9) credit hours must be earned in residence. General Education course should be carefully selected to satisfy requirements of the degrees to be pursued upon completion of the certificate.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
MATH 1200 or Higher Survey of Mathematical Concepts or Higher 3
Fine Arts See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Fine Arts courses. 3
Natural Sciences See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Natural Sciences courses. 3
Social Sciences See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Social Sciences courses. 3
Humanities See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Humanities courses. 3
Subtotal 21

Approved Electives

Must earn a grade of "C" or better.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
Electives Two courses from a single category as described on the General Education Courses page of the Catalog. It is recommended that one course be at the 1000 level. 6
Subtotal 6

Electives

Must earn a grade of "C" or better

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
Elective Select a course from one of the following categories: Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Science, or Social Science. 3

Subtotal

3

TOTAL HOURS

30