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General Studies Transfer Certificate UW-Green Bay

Certificate Number 908902

The General Studies Transfer Certificate - UW Green Bay includes a 32-33 credit core of courses designed to meet specific general education requirements at UWGB. These courses will allow students who have a 2.5 overall Grade Point Average to qualify for sophomore status at UWGB. Additional admission requirements may apply. For more information, go to the UW Green Bay Admissions Office Web site: www.uwgb.edu/admissions

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

. Students who are interested in applying to the General Studies Transfer certificate must meet with an NWTC Counselor or Advisor to complete the necessary application paperwork and review the requirements for the General Studies Transfer certificate. To schedule an appointment please contact Enrollment Services at (920) 498-5444.
. High school transcript or equivalent. (For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.)
. Please note that enrollment in some courses requires an Academic Skills Assessment (Accuplacer) with appropriate benchmark scores. See course descriptions for detail; equivalent assessment scores are acceptable. To learn more about these assessments and benchmark scores, please contact a counselor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.

Note

. Accelerate Your Learning:
Are some of the classes that you had wanted to take full? Are you short of credits? Undecided about your major? Take classes at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College to expedite your degree by maximizing the number of credits you can earn each semester.
. Create a Flexible Schedule:
Some classes can be taken Online, Technical College of the Air, or in an Accelerated format to fit your lifestyle. Accelerated classes typically only meet one evening a week for seven weeks. Some classes are even offered on weekends.
. Available Online Classes:
English Composition 1, Basic Anatomy, Intro to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Intro to Sociology, Intro to Amer Government, Contemporary American Society, Psychology of Human Relations, Intermediate Algebra with Applications, Intro to Ethics, Intro to Diversity Studies, Principles of Sustainability, Energy-Intro Renew & Sustain.
. Technical College of the Air Classes:
Intro to Psychology, Intro to Sociology, Developmental Psychology, Intro to Diversity Studies and English Composition 1.
. Accelerated Classes:
English Composition 1, Contemporary American Society, Psychology of Human Relations, Intro to Ethics and Intro to Diversity Studies.

Curriculum

Catalog No. Description Credits

10-806-189 Basic Anatomy
3
10-809-197 Contemporary American Society
3
 OR
 
10-809-199 Psychology Of Human Relations
3
10-480-101 Energy-Intro Renewable & Susta
4
10-801-136 English Composition 1
3
10-806-154 General Physics 1
4
 OR
 
10-806-134 General Chemistry
4
 OR
 
10-806-112 Principles of Sustainability
3
10-804-118 Intermediate Algebra with Appl
4
10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies
3
10-809-166 Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
3
Complete two courses (six credits) from the following:

10-809-188 Developmental Psychology
3
10-809-122 Intro to Amer Government
3
10-809-198 Intro to Psychology
3
10-809-196 Intro to Sociology
3

Certificate Total 32 or
33

Course Descriptions

10-806-189 Basic Anatomy...examines concepts of anatomy and physiology as they relate to health careers. Learners correlate anatomical and physiological terminology to all body systems. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Reading=55 OR ACT-Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills OR equivalent)

10-809-197 Contemporary Amer Society...the major social institutions within the American society: government, family, education, religion, and economic system. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-199 Psychology Of Human Relations...decision making, motivation, conflict resolution, learning strategies, growth and adjustment, diversity, psychological theories, relationships, psychological disorders, stress, career analysis, social psychology, and lifespan development. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-188 Developmental Psychology...defines human development; examines theories; heredity and environmental effects; prenatal development and birth; evaluates biosocial, cognitive psychosocial development through the life span; aging, death, and dying. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-122 Intro to Amer Government...introduces American political processes and institutions: focusing on rights/responsibilities of citizens and the process of participatory democracy. Examines separation of powers and checks/balances & the roles of different groups. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-198 Intro to Psychology...survey of theoretical foundations of human behavior such as sensation and perception, motivation, emotions, learning, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, and human diversity in personal, social and vocational settings. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-196 Intro to Sociology...the nature and variety of groups; inequality, race and ethnicity; family, population, social integration, and change; collective behavior; politics, economics, religion, education, and the effects of technology. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-480-101 Energy-Intro Renew & Sustain...an overview of various renewable energy technologies and sustainable design practices and their current applications. Emphasis will be placed on policies, renewable energy production, green products and jobs.

10-801-136 English Composition 1...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills =75 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 77-851-759; BE Communication Prep IIB OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-806-154 General Physics 1...applications/theory of basic physics principles: problem-solving, laboratory investigation, and applications including unit conversion and analysis, vectors, translational and rotational kinematics/dynamics, heat/temperature, and harmonic motion and waves. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Reading = 80 OR ACT-Reading = 17 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills AND Accuplacer Arithmetic=65 OR ACT Math=15 OR 10-834-109, Pre-Algebra w “C” or better or equivalent)

10-806-134 General Chemistry...covers chemistry fundamentals. Topics: metric system, problem-solving, periodic relationships, chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, properties of water; acids, bases, and salts; and gas laws. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Arithmetic score=65 or ACT-Math score=15 or 10-834-109, Pre Algebra AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 or ACT-Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-806-112 Principles of Sustainability...prepares the student to develop sustainable literacy, analyze the interconnections among the physical and biological sciences and environmental systems, summarize the effects of sustainability on health and well-being, analyze connections among social, economic, and environmental systems, employ energy conservation strategies to reduce the use of fossil fuels, investigate alternative energy options, evaluate options to current waste disposal and recycling in the U.S., and analyze approaches used by your community to promote and implement sustainability. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Reading=55 OR ACT-Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills with "C" or better or equivalent)

10-804-118 Interm Algebra w Apps...algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Algebra=61 or ACT-Math 21 or 10-834-110, Elem Alg w/ Apps with "C" or better or equivalent AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 or ACT Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies...basic American values of justice and equality by teaching vocabulary, history of immigration/conquest, transcultural communication, legal liability, multicultural majority/minority relations, ageism, sexism, gender, sexual orientation, the disabled/ADA. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-166 Intro to Ethics: Theory & App...basic understanding of theoretical foundations of ethical thought; analyze/compare relevant issues using diverse ethical perspectives; critically evaluate individual, social/professional standards of behavior--applying a systematic decision-making process. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

For more information, please contact: The General Studies Department,(920) 498-5421 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5421,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.