Definitions and Criteria for General Education CoursesCCBC’s General Education Program introduces students to a variety of disciplines that build a common foundation of knowledge that promotes responsibility, critical thinking and lifelong independent learning. General Education courses prepare students to meet the personal, academic and career challenges of today and tomorrow as empowered citizens of a global society.
General Education courses are offered in the following disciplines:
- Arts and Humanities
- Arts and Humanities: Communications
- Biological and Physical Sciences
- English Composition
- Information Technology
- Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Wellness and Health
CCBC's General Education Review Board (GERB) reviews applications for courses seeking designation as general education courses. Approved courses meet the criteria outlined for each discipline.