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Wayne State College
Counseling Center
Student Center, Rm. 103
1111 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787

(402) 375-7321 -or- 375-7557
Fax: 402.375.7058
eMail: advising@wsc.edu

 

 

General Education Requirements

 

Philosophy


General Education forms the foundation of learning at Wayne State College. Drawing from disciplines across the campus, the General Education program of study fosters intellectual inquiry, personal and professional development, and responsible citizenship as lifetime endeavors.

 

The General Education program represents a vital, diverse liberal arts approach to the student’s undergraduate experience, creating a common framework for more specialized study within a student’s major.

 

General Education Goals

 

General Education at Wayne State College seeks to achieve the following goals:

  • Develop expression - Foster communication skills that facilitate effective expression of ideas; (e.g. writing, speaking, reading, listening, and visualizing).
  • Participate in methods of inquiry - Advance ideas and concepts through applied critical, logical, scientifi c, and creative thinking skills and processes.
  • Expand knowledge - Enhance awareness, understanding and appreciation of complex issues and diverse perspectives across a broad range of academic disciplines.
  • Encourage civic involvement - Develop a sense of civic responsibility and involvement in a diverse society.

General Overview of Program

 

Students will complete a minimum of 44 credit hours distributed over four blocks of courses.


BLOCK 1................................................................................................................................6 hours

     Communications: ...............................................................................................6 hours

BLOCK 2 ......................................................................................................Minimum of 11 hours

     Mathematics: .................................................................................Minimum of 3 hours

     Natural Sciences: .........................................................................Minimum of 6 hours

     Wellness: ...................................................................................... Minimum of 2 hours

BLOCK 3 ......................................................................................................Minimum of 24 hours

     Literary, Performing, and Visual Arts: ............................................................ 6 hours

     History and Social Sciences (9 hours): .

          History:............................................................................................................ 3 hours

          Social Sciences:............................................................................................ 6 hours

     Philosophy and Modern Languages ....................................... Minimum of 3 hours

     Block 3 Electives: ........................................................................ Minimum of 6 hours

BLOCK 4 .............................................................................................................................. 3 hours

     Educated Perspective Seminar: ......................................................................3 hours

 

Minimum of 44 Hours

 

Information on the general education requirements for Wayne State College are available on the General Education website

 

Wayne State College also participates in the Advanced Placement (AP) program of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB). Click here to view Information on the Advanced Placement program.

 

 

_________________________
Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor

 

 

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