General Education Requirements

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All Associate in Science and Associate in Arts degree programs offered at NHTI include a minimum number of credits in General Education courses distributed in accordance with the policy of the Community College System of New Hampshire as published at http://www.ccsnh.edu/sites/default/files/content/documents/AcademicSectionsystempolicies-5-7-12WITHTABLE_000.pdf. Courses fulfilling General Education requirements are designed to supplement and expand upon the knowledge and skills acquired in the student's major field courses to help ensure that graduates meet the definition of an “educated person” as set forth in NHTI's Educated Person Statement of Philosophy.

The following list is provided so that students can determine which courses are appropriate in fulfilling General Education requirements in the areas of Communications, Literature, Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. In programs where a General Education Elective is indicated, courses may be selected from any of the categories. Credits are indicated in parentheses.

* Available in Honors format
** Service Learning is a component of this course
*** All Visual Arts course can meet Fine Arts requirement

Communications

    ENGL 120C - Communications (3)*
    ENGL 120CMC - Communications (3)
    ENGL 125C - Communication and the Literature of Science and Technology (3)

English

    All literature courses listed plus the following:
    ENGL 120C - Communications (3)*
    ENGL 120CMC - Communications (3)
    ENGL 135C - Introduction to Media Studies (3)
    ENGL 201C - English Composition (3)
    ENGL 286C/TECP 86C - Introduction to Linguistics (3)

Fine Arts

    All Visual Arts courses listed plus the following: 
    DANC 101C - Dance Survey I (2)
    DANC 102C - Dance Survey II (2)
    DANC 140C - Introduction to Modern Dance (3)
    DANC 141C - Ballet Fundamentals (1)
    MUSC 105C - Introduction to Music (3)
    MUSC 106C - The History of Jazz, Blues and Rock and Roll (3)
    MUSC 107C - World Music (3)
    MUSC 150C - Introduction to Guitar (3)
    MUSC 155C - Vocal Production and Performance (3)
    THTR 101C - Acting I (3)
    THTR 102C - Acting II (3)
    THTR 110C/ENGL 110C - Introduction to the Theatre (3)
    THTR 220C - Playwriting (3)

Foreign Language

    ASL104C - American Sign Language for Beginners (3)
    ASL 105C - Advanced American Sign Language (3)
    CHIN 130C - Mandarin Chinese I (3)
    CHIN 132C - Mandarin Chinese II (3)
    FREN 121C - French I (3)
    FREN 122C - French II (3)
    GERM 115C - Elementary German 1 (3)
    GERM 116C - Elementary German 2 (3)
    SPAN 111C - Elementary Spanish I (3)
    SPAN 112C - Elementary Spanish II (3)

Humanities+

    All literature courses listed plus the following:
    HIST 104C - Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1650 (3)
    HIST 105C - Western Civilization: 1650 to Present (3)
    IDNL 101C - STEM in the First Year Experience (3)
    IDNL 120C - Global Public Health Issues (3)
    PHIL 110C - Introduction to Philosophy (3)
    PHIL 226AC - Comparative World Religions (3)
    PHIL 242C - Contemporary Ethical Issues (3)*

+Note: Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Visual Arts and English Literature courses can also be taken to meet the Humanities Elective requirement; contact your Advisor for assistance with course selection.

Literature

    ENGL 102C - Introduction to Literature (3)*
    ENGL 110C/THTR 110C - Introduction to the Theatre (3)
    ENGL 121C - Introduction to Film (3)
    ENGL 125C - Communication and the Literature of Science and Technology (3)
    ENGL 150C - Introduction to Drama (3)
    ENGL 160C - Introduction to Poetry (3)
    ENGL 210C - British Literature I (3)
    ENGL 211C - British Literature II (3)
    ENGL 214C - American Literature Survey I: to 1865 (3)
    ENGL 215C- American Literature Survey II: 1865 to the Present (3)
    ENGL 221 AC - IC Film Genres and Directors (3)
    ENGL 240C - Cultural Identity through Young Adult Fiction (3)
    ENGL 251C - Contemporary Drama (3)
    ENGL 255C - Shakespeare (3)
    ENGL 260C - The Novel (3)*
    ENGL 272C - Modern Short Fiction (3)
    ENGL 285C - Literature, Technology and Culture (3)
    ENGL 287C - Women in Literature (3)
    ENGL 291AC - Comparative Issues and World Literature: Contemporary Latin American Literature (3)
    ENGL 291BC - Comparative Issues and World Literature: Contemporary Spanish Literature (3)
    ENGL 295AC - Creative Writing: Fiction (3)*
    ENGL 295BC - Creative Writing: Poetry (3)
    ENGL 295CC - Creative Nonfiction (3)
    ENGL 295DC - Playwriting (3)
    ENGL 295EC - Creative Writing: Young Adult Fiction (3)

Mathematics

    MATH 120C - Topics in Applied College Mathematics (4)
    MATH 124C - College Algebra (4)*
    MATH 125C - Finite Mathematics (4)
    MATH 140C - Precalculus (4)
    MATH 205C - Calculus I (4)
    MATH 206C - Calculus II (4)
    MATH 208C - Multivariable Calculus (4)
    MATH 210C - Differential Equations (4)
    MATH 215C - Mathematical Proofs (4)
    MATH 220C - Elementary Linear Algebra (4)
    MATH 251C - Statistics (4)
    MATH 271C - Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists (4)

Science

    BIOL 111C - General Biology I (4)
    BIOL 112C - General Biology II (4)
    BIOL 115C - Introduction to Ecology (4)
    BIOL 116C - Field Ornithology (4)
    BIOL 117C - Introduction to Plant Biology (4)
    BIOL 120C - Human Biology (4)
    BIOL 122C - Basic Pathophysiology (3 - no lab)
    BIOL 123C - The Biology of Human Reproduction (3 - no lab)
    BIOL 125C - Human Genetics and Society (4)
    BIOL 159C - Personal Nutrition (4)
    BIOL 180C - Tropcal Ecology and Conservation (4)
    BIOL 195C - Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
    BIOL 196C - Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
    BIOL 202C - Microbiology (4)
    BIOL 211C - Genetics (4)
    BIOL 212C - Ecology (4)
    BIOL 215C - Freshwater Ecology (4)
    BIOL 222C - Pathophysiology (3 - no lab)
    BIOL 229C - Nutrition in Exercise and Sports (3 - no lab)
    BIOL 235C - Principles of Evolution (3 - no lab)
    BIOL 259C - Normal and Therapeutic Nutrition (4 - no lab)
    BIOL 260C - Cell Biology (4)
    BIOL 279C - Life Cycle Nutrition (3 - no lab)
    CHEM 103C - General Chemistry I (4)
    CHEM 104C - General Chemistry II (4)
    CHEM 105C - Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 110C - Introduction to Biochemistry (4)
    CHEM 120C - Introduction to Forensic Science (4)
    CHEM 205C - Organic Chemistry (4)
    ENVS 101C - Fundamentals of Environmental Science (4)
    GEOL 101C - Essentials of Geology 101 (4)
    PHYS 133C - Physics I (Algebra-Based) (4)
    PHYS 135C - Physics II (Algebra-Based) (3)
    PHYS 231C - Physics (Calculus Based) (4)
    PHYS 233C - Physics III (Calculus Based) (4)
    SCI 104C - Astronomy and Space (4)
    SCI 107C - Introduction to Meteorology (4)
    SCI 110C - Alternative Energy Fundamentals (4)

Social Science

    ANTH 101C - Introduction to Anthropology (3)
    ANTH 210C - Native American Studies I (3)
    ECON 101C - Macroeconomics (3)
    ECON 102C - Microeconomics (3)
    HIST 120C - United States History: to 1870 (3)
    HIST 121C - United States History: 1870 to present (3)
    HIST 131C - World History I: to 1500 (3)
    HIST 132C - World History II: 1500-present (3)
    HIST 221C - New Hampshire History (3)
    INDL 101C - STEM in the First Year Experience (3)
    INDL 120C - Global Public Health Issues (3)
    POLS 110C - American Government (3)
    POLS 210C - State and Local Government (3)
    PSYC 105C - Introduction to Psychology (3)*
    PSYC 205C - Crisis Intervention (3)
    PSYC 209C - Educational Psychology (3)
    PSYC 210C - Abnormal Psychology (3)
    PSYC 220C - Human Growth and Development: The Life Span (3)*
    PSYC 225C - Social Psychology (3)
    PSYC 226AC - Sport and Exercise Psychology (3)
    SOCI 105C - Introduction to Sociology (3)*
    SOCI 205C - The Individual and Society (3)
    SOCI 214C - Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
    SOCI 226AC - Service, Citizenship and Community (SRV)** (3)
    SOCI 240C - Marriage, Family and Personal Relationships (3)
    SOCI 298C - Study Abroad Experience (3)

Visual Arts ***

    VRTS 101C - Introduction to Drawing (4)
    VRTS 102C - Introduction to the Visual Arts (3)
    VRTS 103C - Two-Dimensional Design (3)
    VRTS 104C - Three-Dimensional Design (3)
    VRTS 111C - Survey of Western Art History I (3)
    VRTS 112C - Survey of Western Art History II (3)
    VRTS 115C - History of Modern Art (3)
    VRTS 120C - Introduction to Oil Painting (4)
    VRTS 121C - Introduction to Watercolor (4)
    VRTS 125AC - Woodworking in the Hand Tool Tradition (4)
    VRTS 126C - Introduction to Printmaking (4)
    VRTS 130C - Introduction to Photography (4)
    VRTS 133C - Introduction to Figural Sculpture (4)
    VRTS 135C - Introduction to Ceramics (4)
    VRTS 140C - Digital Photography (3)
    VRTS 193C - Introduction to Photoshop (3)
    VRTS 201C - Drawing II (4)
    VRTS 210C - Life Drawing (4)
    VRTS 220C - Painting II (4)
    VRTS 230C - Photography II (4)
    VRTS 235C - Ceramics II (4)

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