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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 TIMESpring 2018Summer 2018Fall 2018
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Application Checklist

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
10-801-136
English Composition 1
3
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: One of the following or the equivalent: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Composition Prep OR Prerequisite: 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better)
10-801-185
English Composition 2
3
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 Comm
3
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: One of the following or the equivalent: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Composition Prep OR Prerequisite: 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better)
10-804-118
Intermediate Algebra with Appl
4
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: Cumulative GPA above 2.6 or satisfactory reading and math assessment scores OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better OR the appropriate Corequisite/s: 10-831-102, English Composition Prep; 10-834-107, Intro to Algebra)
OR
10-804-189
Introductory Statistics
3
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: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory math and reading assessment scores; OR 10-804-118, Intermediate Alg w/ Apps with a “C” or better to satisfy math; OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better or Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Composition Prep to satisfy reading)
OR
10-804-195
College Algebra w Apps
3
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 (Prerequisites: Cumulative GPA above 2.6 or satisfactory reading and math assessment scores; OR 10-804-118, Intermediate Alg w/ Apps with a “C” or better to satisfy math; OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better or Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Composition Prep to satisfy reading)
10-806-154
General Physics 1
4
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: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory math and reading assessment scores; OR 10-834-107, Intro to Algebra to satisfy math; OR 10-834-102, Prep for English Comp to satisfy reading)
OR
10-806-114
General Biology
4
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: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory reading assessment score; OR 10-831-102, English Comp Prep)
OR
10-806-134
General Chemistry
4
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: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater OR satisfactory math and reading assessment scores OR 10-831-102, Prep for English Comp OR Corequisite: for Health Programs,10-834-102, Fundamentals of Math; all others, 10-834-107, Intro to Algebra)
10-809-159
Abnormal Psychology
3
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: 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)
OR
10-809-188
Developmental Psychology
3
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: 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)
OR
10-809-198
Intro to Psychology
3
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)
10-809-166
Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
3
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: 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)
10-809-172
Intro to Diversity Studies
3
10-809-172 RED-DEV WKPLCE DIV ...A mixture of theory and specific techniques related to Diversity Training and Cultural Sensitivity
10-809-195
Economics
3
10-809-195-03 ECONOMICS-MODULE 1 ...scarcity, growth, aggregate supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment, role of government in economics and in society.
10-809-196
Intro to Sociology
3
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: 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)
OR
10-809-122
Intro to Amer Government
3
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: 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)
Certificate Total
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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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