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EASTERN IDAHO TECHNICAL COLLEGE_ ___________________________________________________________ 2015-2016
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GENERAL EDUCATION DIVISION
FACULTY
Peggy Nelson, Division Manager
Kathy Judy
Jacob Haeberle
Julia Zapadka
STAFF
Matthew Burch, Academic Support Coordinator
Intended Learning Outcomes
The General Education division is committed to supporting and
preparing students for their professional-technical programs,
citizenship, and employment by offering quality instruction,
including transferrable courses leading to the following learning
outcomes:
• Effectively communicate theories, ideas and mathematical
processes through writing and speaking to a variety of audiences.
• Develop and apply analytical skills through active listening,
questioning, reading, and discussion.
• Support diversity and foster appreciation of different
perspectives, backgrounds, and opinions.
• Display the skills, attitudes, and confidence of a lifelong learner
and a participatory community member.
• Understand, demonstrate, and value attributes of
professionalism.
• Persist in solving challenging problems through creative and
logical thinking while using available resources
• Seek continuous improvement in service to the college
community and responsible management of grant funds to
support the EITC Tutoring Center.
Certificate Programs
Students in certificate programs are required to take classes
covering communications, computation, and human relations.
Typically, these courses include ENG 101 or COM 101, a
technical math course, and OCR 105, Occupational Relations.
Associate of Applied Science Degree General Education
Requirements
Students seeking an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree
are required to complete a minimum of 15 transferable credits.
Normally the following courses are required: ENG 101, COM
101, MAT 123 or MAT 253, SOC 101 or PSY 101. Students
should consult specific programs for required general education
courses.
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree
General Education Courses
Credits
COM 101
Fundamentals of Speech
3
ENG 101
English Composition
3
MAT 123
Mathematics in Modern Society 3 OR
MAT 253
Introduction to Statistics
3
PSY 101
Introduction to Psychology 3 OR
SOC 101
Introduction to Sociology
3
BIO 227
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
BIO 227L
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
0
BIO 228
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
BIO 228L
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
0
BIO 250
General Microbiology
3
BIO 250L
Microbiology Lab
1
CHE 101
Essentials of General Chemistry
4
CHE 101L
Essentials of General Chemistry
0
ENG 102
Critical Reading and Writing
3
ENG 202
Technical Communication
3
ENG 110
Introduction to Literature
3
PHY 101
Introduction to Physics
3
PHY 101L
Introduction to Physics Lab
1
POL 101
Introduction to American Government
3
Certificate Programs
General Education Courses
Required 9 credits
COM 101
Fundamentals of Speech
3
ENG 101
English Composition
3
OCR 105
Occupational Relations
3
PSY 101
Introduction to Psychology
3
SOC 101
Introduction to Sociology
3
Program Specific (3 credits)
BIO 227
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
4
BIO 227L
Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
0
MAT 104
Welding Mathematics
3
MAT 105
Business Mathematics
3
MAT 108
Intermediate Algebra
3
MAT 110
Technical Mathematics
3
MAT 112
Mathematics for Health Professions
3
DEVELOPMENTAL COURSES:
COMPASS scores may indicate a student needs to take the
following class:
MAT 100
Introduction to Algebra
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THE TUTORING CENTER
Laura Wertsching, Academic Support Coordinator
(208) 535-5340
The Tutoring Center is open five days per week. Tutors are
available to assist students with math or writing. The Center
offers a comfortable environment where students can meet with
tutors, read, use computers, or relax. The schedule is posted
outside the Center in the John Sessions Mechanical Building 1
(room 135) and on the EITC website. The Center can be reached
at (208) 535-5490.
Tutoring and study groups can also be arranged for program
subject areas upon request. Students needing tutoring help
outside what is offered in the tutoring center should contact
Laura Wertsching at extension 5340 or visit room 129. Laura
also occasionally holds in-class lectures for instructors on
campus. Selected topics can include paraphrasing, technical
writing, paragraph organization and development, and APA
formatting, among others.
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