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General Education Mobile Program - GEM

GEM Program

General Education Mobile (GEM)

GCSC MISSION

Gulf Coast State College holds students and community of central importance. The College provides many opportunities for learning and offers a range of programs and services to help students become well-educated, productive citizens. The College is equally dedicated to collaborating with the community to help create or improve economic well-being and to offer the space of the College for social dialog, events of art and culture and other moments that enhance our quality of life.



Course/Term Length

Spring (Term A)  1/5 - 5/6, (Term B) 1/5 – 3/1, (Term C) 3/2 – 5/6, Summer (Term A)  5/11 – 8/5, (Term B) 5/11 – 6/22, (Term C) 6/23 – 8/5

Tuition Rates

$72.92 (military rate)

GEM Courses

Oral Communication

Speech/Public Speaking. Courses that prepare students to present effective public speeches to persuade, debate or argue in a clear, concise and logical manner. emphasis on organization and delivery of public speeches. Not acceptable courses include group and interpersonal communication.

Code Long Title Credits Credit Type
SPC 1608 Introduction to Public Speaking 3.00 Semester Hours

Written Communication

English Composition. Applicable written communication courses must satisfy the delivering institution's writing and composition requirement for graduation. Not acceptable courses include business communication and technical writing.

Code Long Title Credits Credit Type
ENC 1101 English Composition I 3.00 Semester Hour

Mathematics

Intermediate Algebra or a college-level mathematics. Three semester hours of mathematics are required for graduation. However, if an acceptable general education college-level mathematics course is applied as an applicable technical course, a natural science course may be substituted for mathematics. Not acceptable courses include: accounting; business, consumer, technical, or computer mathematics; beginning or elementary algebra; statistics (taught outside the mathematics department); history of mathematics; and mathematics for elementary and secondary teachers.

Code Long Title Credits Credit Type
MAC 1105 College Algebra 3.00 Semester Hour
MGF 1106 Math for Liberal Arts 3.00 Semester Hour
MAT 1033 Intermediate Algebra 3.00 Semester Hour

Social Science

Courses from the following disciplines are acceptable: anthropology, archaeology, culture, economics, geography, government, history, political science, psychology and sociology designed to impart knowledge, develop skills, and identify goals concerning elements and institutions of human society.

Code Long Title Credits Credit Type
PSY 2012 General Psychology 3.00 Semester Hour
SYG 2000 Principles of Sociology 3.00 Semester Hours
AMH 2010 U.S. History I 3.00 Semester Hour
POS 2041 American National Government 3.00 Semester Hour
ECO 2023 Principles to Economics, Micro 3.00 Semester Hour
ECO 2013 Principles of Economics, Macro 3.00 Semester Hour
AMH 2020 U.S. History II 3.00 Semester Hour
EUH 1000 Western Civilization I 3.00 Semester Hour

Humanities

Courses in fine arts (criticism, appreciation, historical significance), foreign language, literature, philosophy and religion are acceptable. Not acceptable courses include applied courses that teach how to play a musical instrument, perform a dance routine, sculpt or draw an art form and sign language.

Code Long Title Credits Credit Type
PHI 2600 Ethics 3.00 Semester Hour
REL 2300 Religions of the World 3.00 Semester Hour
THE 2000 Understanding Theatre 3.00 Semester Hour
ARH 2000 Understanding Visual Art 3.00 Semester Hour
LIT 2120 World Literature Enlightenment to Present 3.00 Semester Hour
AML 2020 American Literature Reconstruction to Present 3.00 Semester Hour
AML 2010 American Literature through the Civil War 3.00 Semester Hour
ARH 2050 Art History Criticism I 3.00 Semester Hour
MUL 2010 Understanding Music 3.00 Semester Hour

Point of Contact

Gretta Preston
921 Beacon Beach Road
Bldg. 1230, Room 45-A
Tyndall AFB, FL 32403
850.913.2910 and 850.283.2323,
tpreston@gulfcoast.edu

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