2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

General Studies Transfer, Certificate

Program Code:GNS.CERT.GST

This program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university and work toward a bachelor’s degree or complete a two-year degree prior to transfer. The certificate introduces students to a variety of degree areas while fulfilling general education requirements toward high school graduation. This program is not eligible for federal financial aid.


* This course has a prerequisite.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Apply appropriate mathematical and scientific concepts and skills to effectively formulate, solve and/or interpret problems with individual or societal significance and communicate evidence based conclusions related to these issues;
  2. Use reading strategies and background knowledge to retrieve specific information and to interpret, evaluate, and critically reflect upon various textual elements, including styles, structures, and contexts, as well as personal and societal applications;
  3. Present information, orally and in writing, to accomplish a stated purpose using sound reasoning and logic, clear organization, appropriate and correctly documented supporting materials, and adherence to appropriate conventions for writing and speaking;
  4. Demonstrate the ability to select and use appropriate technology to locate, access, and present information based on the needs of the assignment; and
  5. Analyze an awareness of self, human behavior, cultural diversity, and the complexity of dynamic social, political, and economic systems within the context of history, philosophy, and artistic expression.