Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

General Education Courses

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Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

All degree and diploma programs contain a substantial general education component that is at the collegiate level, ensures breadth of knowledge, and is appropriate to the purpose of the program in supporting workforce development. All associate degree and diploma programs include specified general education courses.

Associate Degrees

Associate degree programs require at least 15 credits of general education courses. All degree programs require at least one course from each of the following areas: Area I (Language Arts/Communication), Area II (Social/Behavioral Sciences, Area III (Natural Sciences/Mathematics), and Area IV (Humanities/Fine Arts). Some program curricula may require specific courses in an area. The College offers at least one course in each of the areas and is indicated by (OTC) in the chart below. Other courses listed below may be considered for transfer credit.

The Technical College System of Georgia and the University System of Georgia have an articulation agreement that recognizes general education courses that will be accepted by University System of Georgia institutions. These courses are listed below and are indicated by (USG).

Area I: Language Arts/Communication

ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric (required of all degree students) (OTC, USG)

SPCH 1101 Public Speaking (OTC, USG)

ENGL 1102 Literature & Composition (USG)

COMM 1109 Human Communication (USG)

 

Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences

ECON 1101 Principles of Economics (USG)

ECON 2105 Macroeconomics (USG)

ECON 2106 Microeconomics (USG)

HIST 1111 World History I (USG)

HIST 1112 World History II (USG)

HIST 2111 US History I (USG)

HIST 2112 US History II (USG)

POLS 1101 American Government (USG)

PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology (OTC, USG)

SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology (OTC, USG)

 

Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics

Natural Sciences Courses

BIOL 1111 Biology Introduction I (USG)

BIOL 1111L Biology Introduction Lab I (USG)

BIOL 1112 Biology Introduction II (USG)

BIOL 1112 Biology Introduction Lab II (USG)

CHEM 1151 Survey of Inorganic Chemistry (USG)

CHEM 1151L Survey of Inorganic Chemistry Lab (USG)

CHEM 1152 Survey of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (USG)

CHEM 1152L Survey of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Lab (USG)

CHEM 1211 Chemistry I (OTC)

CHEM 1211L Chemistry Lab I (OTC)

CHEM 1212 Chemistry II (OTC)

CHEM 1212L Chemistry Lab II (OTC)

PHSC 1111 Physical Science

PHYS 1110 Conceptual Physics (OTC)

PHYS 1110L Conceptual Physics Lab (OTC)

PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics I (USG)

PHYS 1111L Introductory Physics Lab I (USG)

PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics II (USG)

PHYS 1112L Introductory Physics Lab II (USG)

Mathematics Courses (MATH 1101 or MATH 1111 is required)

MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling (USG)

MATH 1111 College Algebra (OTC, USG)

MATH 1112 College Trigonometry

MATH 1213 Pre-Calculus (USG)

MATH 1131 Calculus I (USG)

MATH 1132 Caculus II

 

Area IV Humanities/Fine Arts

ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation (USG)

ENGL 2110 World Literature

ENGL 2130 American Literature (OTC,USG)

ENGL 2310 English Literature from the Beginnings to 1700

HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities (OTC, USG)

MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation

THEA 1101 Theater Appreciation

Degree level students must successfully demonstrate General Education competencies by demonstrating:

  • Written communication – Students will have the ability to write a coherent document.
  • Computation –Students will have the ability to solve mathematical problems.
  • Technology – Students will have the ability to use computers in daily applications.
  • Critical thinking – Students will have the ability to analyze information.

Diploma and Technical Certificate Programs

Diploma programs require a minimum of 6 credit hours in English and mathematics, with some programs requiring courses in Interpersonal Relations or Psychology.

EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Personal Development (OTC)

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I (OTC)

ENGL 1012 Fundamentals of English II

MATH 1011 Business Math

MATH 1012 Fundamentals of Mathematics (OTC)

MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (OTC)

MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry (OTC)

MATH 1017 Trigonometry

PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (OTC)