General Education

General Education - Diploma Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence

For students enrolled in diploma programs over 45 credits in length, a minimum of nine credits is required as outlined below. See your advisor or program page for program specific requirements.

Required Courses

Course Title Credits
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 1

Course Outline: ENGL1150

ENGL 1150
Composition I 3
Human Diversity  
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

SPEE 1020
Interpersonal Communication 3
General Education Elective (from any MnTC goal area) 3
Total Credits 9
Total Requirements: 9

Please Note:

The following diploma programs may substitute ENGL1000 for ENGL1150 (confirm with your advisor before taking):

ENGL1000 is available only to diploma students and is not designed to be a transfer level general education course. ENGL1000 does not fulfill the English requirements of the degree track.