General Education - Curriculum

The Associate in General Education curriculum is designed for the academic enrichment of students who wish to broaden their education, with emphasis on personal interest, growth, and development.

Course work includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition. Opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers will be provided.

Through these skills, students will have a sound base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for advancements within their field of interest and become better qualified for a wide range of employment opportunities.

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General Education - Program Outcomes

Upon degree completion at Edgecombe Community College, the student will

  1. Communication Skills – Communicate effectively with verbal and nonverbal messages appropriate to audience, purpose, subject, and format.
  2. Mathematical Reasoning Skills – Comprehend and apply mathematical concepts and interpret numerical data.
  3. Critical Thinking – Research, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to draw conclusions and respond to problems, scenarios, and arguments.
  4. Technological Skills – Use technology to facilitate learning.
  5. Global & Cultural Awareness – Demonstrate an understanding of global and cultural diversity, events, and issues.
  6. Sustainability – Demonstrate knowledge of an appreciation for the circular nature of life and the necessity to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

General Education - Contact

Dr. Harry Starnes

Dean of Arts & Sciences - Arts & Sciences

starnesh@edgecombe.edu

Office 108, Fleming Building, Tarboro Campus
(252) 823-5166, ext. 221