This certificate is designed to facilitate transfer from one institution to another under the Michigan Transfer Agreement. At least 30 credit hours of 100-200 level general education from the sending institution will be accepted as a block of at least 30 credit hours by the receiving institution. Students may complete the Michigan Transfer Agreement as part of an associate degree or as a certificate.

This 30-credit program, designed for students intending to pursue an associate degree from Glen Oaks Community College, documents the completion of general education requirements.

Program not eligible for federal financial aid

A certificate in General Studies is awarded to those who complete a minimum of 30 credit hours with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course. A minimum of 15 credit hours must be earned at Glen Oaks.

 

Required Coursework (at least 30 hours)

Communications 

 ENG 121 English Composition I 3 credits
OR
 ENG 122 English Composition II 3 credits
 COM 110 Interpersonal Communication 3 credits
OR
 COM 150 Public Speaking 3 credits

Mathematics

 MATH 117 Finite Math 4 credits
OR
 MATH 151 College Algebra 4 credits
OR
 MATH 201 Statistics 3 credits

Humanities (2 courses, 2 different disciplines excluding studio and performance classes)

 ART 100 Art Appreciation  4 credits
 ART 220 History of Art I  4 credits
 ART 221 History of Art II  4 credits
 ENG 201 Women in Literature  4 credits
 ENG 233 Children’s Literature  4 credits
 HIST 101 Western Civilization I  4 credits
 HIST 102 Western Civilization II  4 credits
 HUM 101 Modern Culture & the Arts  4 credits
 HUM 234 World Mythologies  4 credits
 LNG 161 Spanish I  4 credits
 LNG 162 Spanish II  4 credits
 LNG 163 Spanish III  4 credits
 LNG 261 Spanish IV  4 credits
 MUS 150 Music Appreciation  4 credits
 PHIL 210 Ethics  4 credits
 PHIL 230 Philosophy  3 credits
 REL 231 Comparative Religion  4 credits
 REL 232 Old Testament  4 credits
 REL 233 New Testament  4 credits

Natural Sciences (2 courses, 2 different disciplines – 1 course with a lab)

 BIO 101 Human Biology 4 credits
 BIO 110 Biological Form & Function  3 credits
 BIO 120 Biology  4 credits
 BIO 121 General Biology I  4 credits
 BIO 122 General Biology II  4 credits
 BIO 125 Environment & Society  3 credits
 BIO 201 Ecology  4 credits
 BIO 210 Human Anatomy & Physiology I  4 credits
 BIO 211 Human Anatomy & Physiology II  4 credits
 BIO 212 Pathophysiology  4 credits
 BIO 220 General Genetics  3 credits
 BIO 230 Microbiology  4 credits
 CHEM 130 Chemistry  4 credits
 CHEM 133 General Chemistry I  4 credits
 CHEM 134 General Chemistry II  4 credits
 CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I  4 credits
 GEOG 142 Physical Geography  4 credits
 GEOL 145 Physical Geology  4 credits
 MATH 104 Intermediate Algebra  4 credits
 MATH 117 Finite Mathematics  4 credits
 MATH 161 Calculus I & Geometry  4 credits
 MATH 162 Calculus II & Geometry  4 credits
 PHYS 144 Astronomy  4 credits
 PHYS 251 Physics I  4 credits
 PHYS 252 Physics Lab  1 credit
 PHYS 253 Physics II  4 credits
 PHYS 254 Physics II Lab  1 credit

Social Sciences (2 courses, 2 different disciplines)

 ECON 203 Principles of Economics – MICRO  4 credits
 ECON 204 Principles of Economics – MACRO  4 credits
 HIST 101 Western Civilization I  4 credits
 HIST 102 Western Civilization II  4 credits
 HIST 201 US History I  4 credits
 HIST 202 US History II  4 credits
 HIST 204 History of Michigan  4 credits
 PSI 110 American Government & Political Science  4 credits
 PSI 111 State & Local Government  4 credits
 PSY 101 Psychology  4 credits
 PSY 201 Psychology & Personality  3 credits
 PSY 210 Human Growth & Development  4 credits
 PSY 220 Abnormal Psychology  4 credits
 PSY 250 Human Sexuality  4 credits
 PSY 260 Social Psychology  4 credits
 SOC 120 Principles of Sociology  4 credits
 SOC 121 Modern Social Problems  4 credits
 SOC 220 Marriage & Family  4 credits
Total: 30 credits
 *Course has prerequisite(s)

 

Scope & Sequence

Fall 1 Winter 1 Fall 2 Winter 2
 ENG 121  NATURAL SCIENCE

 

Effective: Fall 2017
Current/Revised: 3/01/17