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2012-2013 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education, Certificate


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The General Education certificate provides an opportunity for students to achieve recognition in the form of a certificate for completion of general education coursework required for many degree programs.

Certificate

Emphasis: General Education

 

Required Courses


Communication     9 hours*

Humanities/Fine Arts (1 literature course required)     9 hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences     6 hours

History     6 hours**

Natural Sciences     8 hours

Mathematics     3 hours

Total Credit Hours 41


* Six hours of English Composition and three hours in English oral presentational communication are required.

** Students who lack the required one unit (one year) of American History from high school as an admissions requirement must complete six (6) semester hours of American History or three (3) semester hours of American History and three (3) semester hours of Tennessee History to fulfill the history requirement in general education. Otherwise, students may choose from among the history courses approved as a particular institution to fulfill the six-semester hour requirement in history.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree shall be required to demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to completion of two years of college-level work. Students pursuing an Associate of Arts degree shall be required to demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to completion of one year of college-level work.

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