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General Education GEC.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 15 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: English
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

The General Education certificate enables students to develop the soft skills needed for success in the workplace today. The credential builds upon students’ knowledge of human diversity, scientific inquiry, and critical thinking in order to enhance their professional development. This certificate is particularly beneficial for students who hold a technical certificate and may not have completed general education credits. In addition, this short-term certificate will allow Active Duty Airmen, who complete general education courses at Sinclair, to earn a credential while fulfilling the requirements of their Community College of the Air Force Associates Degree.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to think logically, recognize problems and opportunities, and solve problems using analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
  • Achieve group goals through building consensus and working collaboratively in a variety of social contexts.
  • Communicate effectively with varied audiences through writing skills, oral communication skills, listening skills, reading skills, computer literacy and information literacy skills.

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this credential, students will have the ability to enhance their careers in the military and technical fields through the use of written skills, oral skills, interpersonal skills, and cultural awareness. Students who complete this certificate can use their acquired knowledge to supplement their professional development and to become more marketable when seeking a job in any field.


Course Title Credits
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective OR Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective OR Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective) 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective OR MAT 1445) 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2211 OR COM 2225) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.