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General Studies Transfer Certificate UW-Oshkosh

Program Code: 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

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Requirements for Certificate Entry:

• Students who are interested in applying to the General Studies Transfer certificate must meet with an NWTC Academic 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.)
• To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.

Program Availability

FULL TIME Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019
Green Bay
Accepting
Accepting
Accepting
Marinette
Unavailable
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Unavailable
Sturgeon Bay
Unavailable
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Application Checklist

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
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: Placement value of 1500; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 75; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND Eng greater/equal to 18; OR preparatory courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
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)
10-801-196 ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION ...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: A placement value of 1400; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills score greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English score greater/equal to 16; OR preparatory course-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
10-804-118 INTERM ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS ...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 (Prerequisite: A placement value of 2600; OR Accuplacer Elem Alg score greater/equal to 61 AND Reading score greater/equal to 55; OR ACT Math score greater/equal to 21 AND ACT Reading score greater/equal to 16; OR preparatory courses-contact an academic advisor 920-498-5444)
OR
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. (Prerequisite: Placemt value of 2700; OR Accuplacer Coll Lev Math greater/equal to 63 AND Rdg greater/equal to 55; OR ACT Math greater/equal to 24 AND ACT Rdg greater/equal to 16; AND C or better in Inter Alg or higher-contact academic advisor 920-498-5444)
OR
10-804-195 COLLEGE ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS ...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 (Prerequisite: Placement value of 2700; OR Accuplacer College Level Math greater/equal to 63 AND Reading greater/equal to 55; OR ACT Math score greater/equal to 24 AND ACT Reading greater/equal to 16; OR C or better in Inter Algebra-contact an academic advisor 920-498-5444)
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. (Prereq: 2.6 GPA & Alg 2 or equiv w/C or better; OR placement value of 3400; OR Accuplacer Reading greater/equal to 80, Arith greater/equal to 65, & Elem Alg greater/equal to 61; OR ACT Reading greater/equal to 17 & Math greater/equal to 21; OR Coll Tech Math 1A OR Int Alg w/C or better)
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10-806-114 GENERAL BIOLOGY ...introduces general biological concepts/principles. Emphasis is on cell structure/function, genetics, evolution, and taxonomical relationships. Consideration is also given to diversity among the various kingdoms. (Prerequisite: A placement value of 3300; OR Accuplacer Reading score greater/equal to 80; OR ACT Reading score greater/equal to 17; OR preparatory courses-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
OR
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. (Prereq: A 2.6 GPA AND Algebra 2 or equivalent w/C or better; OR a placemt value of 3250; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Accuplacer Arithmetic score greater/equal to 65; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 17 AND ACT Math score greater/equal to 21; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
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: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
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: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
Complete 3 Courses (9 credits) in at Least 2 Areas of the Following:
AREA ONE:
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: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
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: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
10-809-198 INTRODUCTION 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: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater OR satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Comp Prep)
AREA TWO:
10-809-195 ECONOMICS ...scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment, and global economic issues. (Prerequisite: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
AREA THREE:
10-809-196 INTRODUCTION 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: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
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: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Reading score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Reading score greater/equal to 16 AND English score greater/equal to 15; OR preparatory courses-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
Certificate Total
31-32
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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 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, Intro to Amer Government, English Composition 1, English Composition 2, Oral/Interpersonal Comm, Intermediate Algebra with Applications, Intro to Ethics, Abnormal Psychology and Intro to Diversity Studies.
• Accelerated Classes:
Economics, Intro to Ethics, Intro to Diversity Studies, English Composition 1, Oral/Interpersonal Comm.

Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Studies staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor.

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