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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

General Education, Certificate (085)

Location(s): Allegheny Campus, Boyce Campus, North Campus, South Campus, Homewood Brushton Center, West Hills Center, Virtual Campus

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This certificate provides college courses to promote competency in English composition, mathematics, analytical reasoning, cultural diversity and computer literacy. These courses cultivate valuable workplace skills and knowledge of the world essential for careers in the 21st century. This certificate also provides a basic building block for many Associate degree programs at the College.

Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will:

  1. Write critically.
  2. Speak effectively in a professional environment.
  3. Demonstrate college level mathematical skills.
  4. Distinguish among the experiences of diverse cultures.
  5. Demonstrate computer literacy.

Certificate Requirements

Total: 15-17 Credits

Total: 18-19 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 33–36

1 Mathematics courses must be higher than MAT 090 - Algebra Fundamentals .

2 For the General Education Certificate, developmental courses and English as a Academic Language (EAL) courses do not satisfy the program core and general electives, including EAL 070 , EAL 089 , ENG 090 , and CRE 103 . Student Development Services (SDS) courses do not satisfy the program core and general elective requirements

Cultural Competency Electives:

Other appropriate courses may be approved by campus Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the campus where the student is enrolled in the program.

Cultural competency courses include:

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