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General Studies Transfer Certificate


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General Studies offers maximum flexibility for students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree upon graduation from CCBC or for whom a general studies degree best meets their academic goals. This program is especially appealing to students who wish to design their own course of study or who have accumulated a significant number of credits from other programs or colleges. Students acquire well-rounded skills to pursue a variety of academic disciplines and careers. They also expand their understanding of the ability to function within the diversity of our contemporary world.

General Education Requirements and Electives - 34-36 Credits


General Education Requirements:


General Education Electives:


 Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education courses . One course must be a Diversity course.

  • Arts and Humanities 3 Credits.
  • Biological and Physical Sciences (one course must include a lab) 7-8 Credits.
  • Information Technology 3 Credits.
  • Mathematics 3-4 Credits.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 6 Credits.
  • Wellness and Health 3 Credits.

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 34-36*


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.

 

Program Description


The General Studies Transfer Certificate is designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university prior to graduating from CCBC. Students who choose this option are encouraged to meet with both a CCBC academic advisor/transfer coordinator and an academic advisor at the intended transfer institution.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. develop an appreciation of life-long learning, embracing opportunities for learning and working in a diverse multi-cultural and global society for personal and professional development;
  2. apply written and oral communication skills for clear expression and problem solving, employing both quantitative and qualitative reasoning in the scientific process with a focus on technological and information literacy; and
  3. demonstrate the ability to analyze issues and problems from a multidisciplinary perspective with an appreciation in the arts, humanities, sciences and math promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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