PURPOSE: This program is intended to provide students with a general course of study that parallels the freshman and sophomore years at most colleges and universities. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Students should consult with their advisors to ensure that they select general electives that best prepare them for the specific requirements of their intended transfer college or university programs of study.
By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:
- Evaluate information, ideas, and arguments from relevant perspectives to make sense of complex issues and/or reach well-reasoned conclusions.
- Demonstrate civic engagement through an understanding of the knowledge and values necessary to become an informed and contributing member of society.
- Communicate effectively by developing and conveying ideas appropriate to the given context and audience.
- Work effectively in teams and display situationally appropriate demeanor and behavior.
- Calculate, interpret, and use numerical and quantitative information.
- Show knowledge of the scientific method, recognize empirical evidence, and draw conclusions based on evidence.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
Text in italics and parentheses indicates approved course substitutions. Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.