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General Studies Transfer Certificate UW-Oshkosh

Certificate Number 908903

The General Studies Transfer Certificate - UW Oshkosh includes a 31-32 credit core of courses designed to meet specific general education requirements at UW Oshkosh. These courses will allow students who have a 2.5 overall Grade Point Average to qualify for sophomore status at UW Oshkosh. Additional admission requirements may apply. For more information, go to the UW Oshkosh Admissions Office Web site: http://admissions.uwosh.edu

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:
Intro to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Economics, Intro to Sociology, Contemporary American Society, Intro to Amer Government, English Composition 1, English Composition 2, Oral/Interpersonal Comm, Intermediate Algebra with Applications, Intro to Ethics, Psychology of Human Relations, Abnormal Psychology and Intro to Diversity Studies.
. Technical College of the Air Classes:
Economics, Intro to Psychology, Intro to Sociology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Intro to Diversity Studies, English Composition 1, Oral/Interpersonal Comm.
. Accelerated Classes:
Economics, Contemporary American Society, Intro to Ethics, Intro to Diversity Studies, Psychology of Human Relations, English Composition 1, Speech, Oral/Interpersonal Comm.

Curriculum

Catalog No. Description Credits

10-801-136 English Composition 1
3
10-801-185 English Composition 2
3
10-801-198 Speech
3
 OR
 
10-801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm
3
10-804-118 Intermediate Algebra with Apps
4
 OR
 
10-804-195 College Algebra with Apps
3
 OR
 
10-804-189 Introductory Statistics
3
10-806-154 General Physics 1
4
 OR
 
10-806-134 General Chemistry
4
10-809-166 Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
3
10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies
3
Complete three courses (nine credits) in at least two areas of the following:

AREA ONE:
10-809-159 Abnormal Psychology
3
10-809-188 Developmental Psychology
3
10-809-198 Intro to Psychology
3
10-809-199 Psychology Of Human Relations
3
AREA TWO:

10-809-195 Economics
3
AREA THREE:

10-809-196 Intro to Sociology
3
10-809-197 Contemporary Amer Society
3
10-809-122 Intro to Amer Government
3

Certificate Total 31 or
32

Course Descriptions

10-809-159 Abnormal Psychology...surveys features, causes, assessment and treatment of abnormal behavior through major theoretical perspectives. Introduces the diagnosis system of the DSM-IV, the history, cultural/social differences, current perspectives, diagnosis criteria/treatments. (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)

10-809-198 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)

10-809-199 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)

10-804-195 College Algebra w Apps...skills needed for success in Calculus and many application areas on a baccalaureate level. Topics include the real and complex number systems, polynomials, exponents, radicals, solving equations and inequalities (linear and nonlinear), relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities (linear and nonlinear), matrices, graphing, conic sections, sequences and series, combinatories, and the binomial theorem. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-CM=63 or ACT-Math 24 or 10-804-118, Intermediate Alg w/ Apps with "C" or better AND Accuplacer Reading=55 or ACT Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Introduction to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-809-195 Economics...scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment, and global economic issues. (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)

10-801-136 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)

10-801-185 English Composition 2...advanced course: learners develop research, argument, critical thinking skills; read/analyze persuasive media; form critical perspectives (supported by documented primary/secondary research) apply logic, audience analysis, and the writing process. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition I OR 10-801-195, Written Communication with “C” or better)

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)

10-804-118 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)

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)

10-809-197 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)

10-809-122 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)

10-804-189 Introductory Statistics...students taking Introductory Statistics display data with graphs, describe distributions with numbers, perform correlation and regression analyses, and design experiments. They use probability and distributions to make predictions, estimate parameters, and test hypotheses. They draw inferences about relationships including ANOVA. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-CM=63 or ACT-Math 24 or 10-804-118, Intermediate Alg w/ Apps with "C" or better AND Accuplacer Reading=55 or ACT Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Introduction to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-801-198 Speech...fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups: topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and the listening process. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer- Reading =55 and Accuplacer Sentence Skills=60 OR ACT Reading =15 and ACT English=16 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm...the communication process, perception and self-concept, language, listening, nonverbal communication, interpersonal relationships, communication in groups and public communication; prepare and deliver an oral presentation. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer- Reading =55 and Accuplacer Sentence Skills=60 OR ACT- Reading =15 and ACT English=16 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with "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.

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