General Education

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
General Education - A.S. Degree Requirements 30 cr. Rosemount  |  Eagan  |  Online
General Education - A.A.S. Degree Requirements 15 cr. Rosemount  |  Eagan  |  Online
General Education - Diploma Requirements 9 cr. Rosemount  |  Eagan  |  Online

Major Description

General Education Courses

Philosophy of General Education

Dakota County Technical College incorporates General Education into its curriculum because it firmly believes that higher education involves breadth as well as depth of study and because General Education also achieves an important goal of the college’s mission. The mission of Dakota County Technical College is to provide collegiate-level education for employment that will empower individuals to enhance their opportunities for career advancement and success in a global economy.

Outcome Statement

General Education is a requirement of all programs of 45 or more semester credits in length and is an integral part of the formal technical or professional preparation of students. This “general” education provides the kind of intellectual concepts and common knowledge that is expected of an educated person.

Delivery of Courses

Articulation Agreements

Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between two or more colleges and universities to accept credits in transfer toward a specific academic program. Articulation Agreements are generally for specialized professional or technical programs offered at colleges (e.g., Associate of Science (AS), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), Associate of Applied Science (AAS), diplomas, certificates) that can be applied to a specific program/major at the receiving university.

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Academic Advisor