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General Studies, C.G.S.


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DEGREE: CERTIFICATE OF GENERAL STUDIES
DIVISION: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

The Certificate of General Studies is designed to provide students with a broad foundation of fundamental academic courses. It offers students the opportunity to increase readiness for collegiate study while exploring career pathways. It allows students who intend to transfer to senior colleges the opportunity to choose courses that meet the admissions requirements of the receiving institution.

Students should meet with a General Studies advisor to determine an educational plan.

The College also offers an Associate of General Studies.  Learn more about this program.  

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Certificate of General Studies program, the learner will be able to:

  • Read, summarize, and discuss college-level material across the curriculum (SLO #1)
  • Communicate effectively in written English across the curriculum (SLO #2)
  • Perform course-specific mathematical problems (SLO #3)
  • Apply critical thinking skills across the curriculum (SLO #4)
  • Utilize scholarly resources to research topics across the curriculum (SLO #5)

ELECTIVES


  • Certificate Electives (from courses numbered 100 or above) 6

NOTE:


See General Education Requirements  for approved Fine Arts, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Science, and Natural Science courses.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 30


NOTE:


See Graduation Requirements .

Students planning to pursue a baccalaureate program should contact that receiving institution for determination of course transferability. A listing of Delgado courses can be found by following this link: Transfer List 

Suggested Sequence


First Semester


Total: 15 credit hours


Second Semester


  • 3 credit hours
  • Certificate Elective (from courses numbered 100 or above) 3 credit hours
  • Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Science or Social Science Requirement, 3 credit hours
  • Natural Science Requirement, 3 credit hours
  • Social Science Requirement, 3 credit hours

Total: 15 credit hours


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 30


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