LOCATIONS: Trenholm and Patterson
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.
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.