Arts, Science & University Transfer

General StudiesGeneral Studies - Certificate

If you know you want a college education but haven't decided on a major, the General Studies certificate may be right for you. This certificate is designed for students planning to continue their education at the post-secondary level at HGTC for transfer to another technical college within the South Carolina Technical College System or to a senior institution. The certificate includes general-education courses to meet the requirements of a variety of academic disciplines. This program is ideal for students to get started in college while working to select a major at HGTC or a transfer institution. 

Federal financial aid does not apply to this program. 

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Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
HIS 101 Western Civilization to 1689 3
HIS 201 American History: Discovery to 1877  
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Second Semester - Spring    
ENG 102  English Composition II 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3
MAT 120 Probability & Statistics  
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3
  Elective 3