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General Education Certificate

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General Education Certificate

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Required Global Diversity Course:  Courses marked with an asterisk (*)  are global diversity courses. Choose one of the indicated courses above to fulfill the Global Diversity requirement. View additional MCC diversity course offerings.
General Education Requirements 37
Oral Communications: (3 credit hours)
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech  3
COMM 102 Fundamentals of Human Communication 3
Written Communications: (6 credit hours)
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
ENGL 102 Composition and Reading II 3
Mathematical Sciences: (3 credit hours minimum)
MATH 115 Statistics 3
MATH 119 Mathematical Reasoning and Modeling 3
MATH 120 College Algebra 3
MATH 150 PreCalculus 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Social and Behavioral Sciences: Minimum 9 credit hours, including 1 Civics/American Institutions course denoted with an (**)
ANTH 100 General Anthropology 3
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology * 3
COMM 112 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COMM 233 Intercultural Communication * 3
CRJU 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ECON 110 Introduction to Economics 3
ECON 210 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 211 Microeconomics 3
GEOG 105 World Geography * 3
GEOG 113 Cultural/Human Geography * 3
HIST 120 United States History to 1865 ** 3
HIST 121 United States History since 1865 ** 3
POLS 136 Intro to U. S. National Politics ** 3
POLS 234 Introduction to International Politics * 3
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
PSYC 243 Human Lifespan Development 4
SOCI 160 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 161 Urban Sociology 3
SOCI 163 Contemporary Social Issues 3
Natural Sciences: 7 credit hours minimum; 2 courses from 2 different disciplines, including at least 1 course with a lab
Lab courses:
BIOL 101 General Biology 5
BIOL 102 Environmental Science 5
BIOL 104 General Botany 5
BIOL 106 General Zoology 5
BIOL 110 Human Anatomy  5
BIOL 123 General Biology for Majors I  4
BIOL 210 Human Physiology 5
CHEM 101 Survey of Chemistry 5
CHEM 105 Introduction Chemistry for Health Science 5
CHEM 107 Preparatory General Chemistry 5
CHEM 111 General College Chemistry I  5
GEOG 104 Principles of Physical Geography 5
GEOG 110 Meteorology 4
GEOL 101  Physical Geology 5
GEOL 103 Environmental Geology  5
GEOL 110 Oceanography 4
GEOL 180 Energy and the Environment  5
PHYS 101L Introductory Physics with Lab 5
PHYS 104L Foundations of Physical Science with Lab 5
PHYS 106L General Astronomy with Lab 5
PHYS 130 General Physics I 5
PHYS 220 Engineering Physics I 5
Non-lab courses:
BIOL 132 Human Nutrition 3
PHYS 101 Introductory Physics 4
PHYS 104 Foundations of Physical Science 4
PHYS 106 General Astronomy 4
Humanities and Fine Arts: (12 hours required): 3 credits must be Literature or Philosophy and 3 credits must be from HIST 133 or 134. NOTE: Only 3 credit hours for a performance (PERF) class count toward the requirement. Performance course is denoted with an(+)
ARAB 101 Elementary Modern Arabic I 5
ARAB 102 Elementary Modern Arabic II 5
ART 108 Survey of Art * 3
ART 110 Drawing I + 3
ART 150 History of Art I 3
ART 151 History of Art II 3
CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese I 5
CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese II 5
COMM 128 Introduction to Film 3
ENGL 201 Creative Writing + 3
ENGL 209 Creative Writing - Screen Writing + 3
ENGL 214 Introduction to Fiction  3
ENGL 216 Introduction to Drama and Poetry 3
ENGL 218 Introduction to Literature 3
ENGL 220 British Literature to 1750 * 3
ENGL 221 British Literature 1750 - Present 3
ENGL 222 American Literature to 1860 3
ENGL 223 American Literature 1860 - Present 3
ENGL 254 World Literature I * 3
ENGL 255 World Literature II * 3
ENGL 260 African American Literature * 3
ENGL 262 Women's Lives and Autobiography * 3
ENGL 264 U.S. Latino and Latina Literature * 3
ENGL 267 North American Indian Literature * 3
ENGL 268 Women's Literature * 3
FREN 101 Elementary French I 5
FREN 102 Elementary French II 5
HIST 133 Foundations of Western Civilization 3
HIST 134 Modern Western Civilization 3
GERM 101 Elementary German I 5
GERM 102 German II 5
MUSI 101 + Choir I 1
MUSI 103 Concert Band I + 1
MUSI 105 Orchestra I + 1
MUSI 107 Fundamentals of Music 3
MUSI 108 Music Appreciation 3
MUSI 116 Evolution of Jazz * 3
MUSI 134 Jazz Band I + 1
MUSI 160 Music of the World's Cultures * 3
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 101 Philosophy of Religion 3
PHIL 148 Critical Thinking 3
PHIL 203 Ethics 3
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I  5
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II 5
THEA 106 Theater Appreciation 3
THEA 116 Children's Theater 3
THEA 120 Acting I + 3
Additional General Education Electives: If needed, students may select any additional course(s) listed above or taken from the list of MOTR courses to complete the 42 credits required for General Education. 5
 Total Credit Hours Required 42