Trenholm State Community College

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General Education

LOCATION: Patterson Campus - Bldg. B

H. Councill Trenholm State Community College’s General Education program provides the courses necessary for the completion of the associate of arts and associate of science degrees designed for transfer. General Education also supports all other programs at Trenholm State by providing students with the critical values and range of knowledge and skills in the arts and sciences. Trenholm State graduates will demonstrate competency in basic mathematics, writing, oral communication, and basic computer usage. Students also discover certain basic principles, concepts, and methodologies both unique to and shared by the various disciplines. In addition, students learn the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines, and General Education leads them through learning activities in experiencing and appreciating the creative arts, in understanding multicultural and diverse perspectives, and in achieving insights gained through experiences involving ethical and social issues. Through these learning experiences, students develop self-understanding and become lifelong learners.

General Education competencies expected and measured by the College include the following:

Computer Literacy Skills
Students will apply technology to communicate with others, perform online research, and prepare business and technology information resources.

Computational Skills
Students will accurately solve applied mathematical problems involving technical, scientific, and/or business-related concepts.

Oral Communication Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to transmit ideas clearly and information orally in a way that is appropriate to the topic, purpose, and audience.

Written Communication Skills
Students will create documents that are unified, coherent, well-supported, and error-free.

Program Details: View more information in the catalog.

Program Contact

Joe Edwards
Division Director/Instructor (Area III)
334-420-4382
jedwards@trenholmstate.edu 

Sharon Watts
Division Director/Instructor (Areas I, II, IV)
334-420-4378
swatts@trenholmstate.edu 

History of
Excellence

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108