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Graduates earning the Associate in Science meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined by Public Act 87-581, revised PA 90-0655. Courses meeting this requirement are designated with a ■ .
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General education provides students the knowledge and abilities necessary for future growth as lifelong learners. The abilities of a generally educated person include, but are not limited to, reading, writing, listening, speaking, observing, calculating, and using technology.
The goals of general education aim toward development of general knowledge and intellectual concepts; a system of personal values; higher level skills in communication, quantification, and thinking; and understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures and environments; and personal responsibility.
Institutional Student Learning Objectives are divided into four broad categories: Critical Competency, Creative Competency, Communicative Competency, and Cultural Competency. A complete list of the Student Learning Outcomes are available from the Dean of Arts/Communications/Social Sciences, the Dean of Math/Science/Business, or the Vice President of Instruction.
Completion of this Associate in Science curriculum does not fulfill the requirements of the Illinois Articulation Initiative General Education Core Curriculum (GECC). Students will need to complete the general education requirements of the institution to which they transfer. Post transfer students can complete three (3) credits of Social Science and three (3) credits of Humanities and Fine Arts at the Illinois 4-year public institution to complete the GECC requirement. It is strongly recommended you consult with your Kishwaukee College counselor regarding the GECC requirements to transfer.
These requirements are effective for students entering Kishwaukee College or any participating Illinois college or university in summer 2016 or later.
A minimum of 64 credit hours are required for the Associate in Science degree. In fulfilling the required hours for the degree, no more than four hours of physical education activity courses may be used to fulfill the minimum hours required. Within the 64 hours, the following must be completed: