general education at the community college of rhode island

General education is the component of a Community College of Rhode Island degree program that is intended to develop a student’s higher order thinking, communication and reasoning skills. These skills empower the student to explore the cultural and geographic relationships among peoples and expand a student’s understanding of the natural world. General education courses contribute to the improvement, discipline and free development of the mind and spirit.

Completion of the general education component is an essential step in enabling students to satisfy CCRI’s Graduate Outcomes statement. Fundamental competencies gained through the CCRI General Education program include:

The general education component, with the professional or occupational courses required for a student’s degree, form the foundation of occupational competence by increasing a student’s appropriate professional skills, pride in quality performance, understanding of each individual’s role and contribution within an organization, and the ability to function as a member or leader of a team in the workplace and larger community.

Communications
[GE-C]
Reasoning
[GE-R]
Cultural-Geographic Relationships
[GE-CG]
Natural World
[GE-NW]
English
Mathematics
Foreign Languages
Biology
Speech
Philosophy
History
Chemistry
Computer Studies
Sciences
Sociology
Physics
Foreign Languages
Economics
Psychology

Astronomy

Fine Arts
Anthropology
Geology
Sign Language
Geography
Oceanography
Fine Arts

Students transferring to the Community College of Rhode Island must follow the specific program requirements as shown in the current catalog. Consultation with an advisor is strongly recommended. Any questions concerning official transfer evaluation or the transfer admissions process should be directed to:

Transfer Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions and Records

Community College of Rhode Island

Lincoln , Rhode Island 02865

333-7300

Go Back to the 2009 Transfer Guide

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Last Updated July 2, 2009

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