Certificates of Achievement Graduation Requirements

General Education Requirements

Using the chart below, complete a minimum of 30 credit hours, including 12 credit hours of general education courses:

  • one course from each group
NOTE: Some academic programs may require a specific course within a discipline. Please see the Degrees and Certificates section for details.
 

SCC Institutional Requirements

  • Complete specific program requirements as listed under each program.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours at SCC.
  • Earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.

    Note: Travel courses may not be used to fulfill general education requirements.
DisciplineDescriptionCredit
Hours
Courses
COMMUNICATION To develop students' effective use of the English language and quantitative and other symbolic systems essential to their success in school and in the world.  Students should be able to read and listen critically and to write and speak with thoughtfulness, clarity, coherence, and persuasiveness. 3 ENG 101, 102, 115, 125
or
SPE 101
SOCIAL SCIENCE To develop students' understanding of themselves and the world around them through study of content and the processes used by historians and social and behavioral scientists to discover, describe, explain, and predict human behavior and social systems.  Students must understand the diversities and complexities of the cultural and social world, past and present, and come to an informed sense of self and others. 3 HIS 101, 102, 115, 270
POL 101, 102
MATHEMATICS To develop students' understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts and their applications. Students should develop a level of quantitative literacy that would enable them to make decisions and solve problems and which could serve as a basis for continued learning. 3 MAT 098 or higher
ELECTIVE   3

Any ANT
Any ART
BAS
103
Any BIO
CPT
103, 115
Any CHM
Any ECO
EDU 220
Any ENG
Any Foreign Language
Any GEO
Any HIS
Any LIT
Any MAT
Any MUS
Any PHE
Any PHL
Any PHY
Any POL
Any PSY
Any SOC
Any SPE
Any THE