2018-2019

Career Certificate

General Studies

This Certificate is intended for students who wish to complete 34-35 credits in General Education foundation courses. These courses meet the General Education requirements for two- and four-year colleges and universities. All courses selected for this Certificate must correspond to the College’s approved list of General Education courses. Students should meet with an advisor to select appropriate courses required by the transfer institution of choice.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Research and write college-level reports and papers.
  • Use critical-thinking skills to analyze human behavior and social and political institutions.
  • Be computer literate in basic productivity software.
  • Access and evaluate information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.

Note:

A. One Cultural and Global Awareness course and one Writing-Intensive course are required as General Education electives.

B. It is recommended that students enroll in their first WI course upon completion of EN 101. For a list of WI courses available for registration, go to: www.pccc.edu/home/writing-intensive-courses 


General Education(33 - 34 credits)

Code Name Credits
Mathematics/Science (3 - 4 credits)
Choose one (1) College-Level Mathematics course or one (1) Laboratory Science course  (3 - 4 credits)
Category 2 - Mathematics 3 - 4
Category 3 - Science 4
Communication (6 credits)
EN 101 Composition I 3
EN 102 Composition II 3
Technology (3 credits)
CIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
Social Science (3 credits)
Choose one (1) of the following courses  (3 credits)
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SO 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Humanities (3 credits)
Choose one (1) of the following courses  (3 credits)
AE 101 Appreciation of Art 3
MU 106 Appreciation of Music 3
Extra General Education Electives (15 credits)
Choose fifteen (15) credits from General Education categories  (15 credits)
Category 1 - Communication 3
Category 2 - Mathematics 3 - 4
Category 3 - Science 4
Category 4 - Technology 3 - 4
Category 5 - Social Science 3
Category 6 - Humanities 3
Category 7 - History 3
Category 8 - Diversity 3
Category 9 - Ethics 3
Category 10 - Information Literacy 3

Total Credits 33 - 34