AA/AS - General Education Checklist for SCC
SCC Curriculum - General Education Checklist
This course should be considered as fulfilling the following SCC General Education Requirement(s):
Course Name and Number: Course Name & No.
Originator/Requester: Originator Name(s)
Date sent to Curriculum Committee:
Check all categories that appy:
[...] Area I. Humanities
Course work should include historical ways in which people have responded to themselves and the world with artistic or cultural creations AND ways in which students can develop an aesthetic understanding and an ability to make value judgments AND a study of cultural activities and artistic expressions of people. This category could include introductory or integrative courses in such areas as the arts, foreign languages, literature, philosophy, and religion.
[...]...Area II. Languages and Rationality
Courses examine principles of clear and logical thinking and communication. Courses build rather than remediate verbal and quantitative skills.
[...] II (a) English Composition
Course work should include expository and argumentative writing.
[...] II (b) Communication and Analytical Thinking
Course work should include oral communication, mathematics, logic, statistics, or computer language and programming.
[...]...Area III. Living Skills
[...] III (a) Physical Education Activity
[...] III (b) Other Type description of Other here.
Course work should include skills and knowledge that integrate the person and their environment AND skills and knowledge that develop and maintain personal, social, and emotional well being. This category includes courses in health education, human sexuality, marriage and family, nutrition, and personal adjustment.
[...]..Area IV. Natural Sciences
Course work should include examination of the physical world, its life forms, and its natural phenomena. These courses should include observation and collection of empirical data AND classification of facts and principles which form the foundation of the physical universe AND scientific methodology AND relationships between science and other human activities. This category includes integrative courses in such areas as astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics OR completion of specified technical/vocational curricula. (See catalog.)
[...]. Area V. Social and Behavioral Sciences
[...]...V (a) Institutions
Course work should include historical development of American institutions and ideals OR processes of democratic government operation, the process of California state and local government, OR historical/contemporary perspective on the U.S. Constitution.
[...]... V (b) Other
Course work should include a focus on people as members of society, methods of inquiry used by the social and behavioral sciences AND how societies and social subgroups operate AND perspectives on actions as related to responses to society. This category includes introductory or integrative survey courses in such areas as anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, and sociology, exclusive of those which fulfill the American Institutions requirement.
[...]. Area VI. Ethnic/Multicultural Studies
1. Significant and substantial portions ofthe proposed course deal with multicultural matters.
2a. The primary focus of the course is to examine significant aspects of culture, contributions and social experiences of under represented ethnic/racial minority groups in the United States.
__ African American
__ Asian American
__ Chicano, Latino, or Hispanic American
__ Native American
__ Other: Please specify
2b. The prirnary focus of the course is to exarnine significant aspects of culture, contributions and social experiences of non-Western, non-Eurocentric cultures. Please specify.
3.The course examines multiple groups, one of which may include European Americans, and is comparative in nature.
4. The course should include analysis of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, and/or racism, and how they shape and explain ethnic experience.
NOTE: While a course might satisfy more than one general education requirement, it may not be counted more than once for these purposes, except when one of the areas is the ethnic multicultural requirement.