BSC 1421C Addition to General Education

In November 2014, the BSC 1421C course came to the CCC for inclusion into the General Education program.  The course was not approved for inclusion.  The minutes from that meeting are reflected below:   The committee questioned whether it was necessary to include BSC 1421C on the list of Gen Ed courses to broaden offerings […]

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Criminal Justice and Social Science

James McDonald is proposing a course addition to the Social Sciences Gen Ed. offerings. The course in question (prefix and number to be determined) will expose the topics of the course to a larger student audience than if it were offered strictly within the Criminal Justice A.S. degree program. There is concern as to how this may […]

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Humanities Culture Courses

The General Education changes in 2013, took both HUM 2454, African American Humanities, and HUM 2403, Middle Eastern Humanities out of the General Education program, and left both HUM 2410, Asian Humanities, and HUM 2461 Latin American Humanities in the program.  The Humanities faculty held a forum on 10/14 to discuss the inclusion or exclusion […]

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ASL 2510-Request to Add to Social Sciences Gen Ed

The CCC would like your feedback on the request to place ASL 2510 into the Institutional hours of General Education within the Social Science division.  Below is the Opt-In Template with the assessment information and rationale. General Education Opt-In Template Division: _____ Communications _____Humanities _____Math _____ Science __X___ Social Science / Discipline Sign Language Interpretation Course Title: Deaf […]

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CCJ 1020- Request to add to Social Sciences Gen Ed

The CCC would like your feedback on the request to place CCJ 1020 into the Institutional hours of General Education within the Social Science division.  Below is the Opt-In Template with the assessment information and rationale. General Education Opt-In Template Preamble: This template is required for all courses opting into General Education. Please fill it out […]

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Gordon Rule Discussion

Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, during fall of 2013, Valencia College faculty revised the General Education requirements for their respective disciplines in response to state-mandated changes that go into effect August of 2015.  The Social Sciences faculty responded by recommending courses that would satisfy the Social Science institutional hours component of the revised General […]

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Institutional Hours for General Education

Dear Colleagues, The list below are the courses that the faculty have compiled with regards to the institutional hours of General Education. The CCC will review the survey results,  blog feedback, completed Gen Ed templates, course outlines, and assessment plans to make decisions regarding our General Education hours for the 2015/2016 academic year.  The CCC […]

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Feedback for Core Courses in General Education

The following courses are the state recommended core courses within General Education: Communications:  ENC 1101, Freshman Composition I Humanities: ARH 1000, Art Appreciation; HUM 1020 Introduction to Humanities; LIT X000, Introduction to Literature; MULX010, Music Literature/Music Appreciation; PHI 1010 Introduction to Philosophy; THE X000 Theatre Appreciation Mathematics: MAC 1105, College Algebra; MAC 2311 Calculus I; MGF […]

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Gen Ed Distribution of Hours Proposal

Dear Colleagues, During Academic Assembly, a proposal was shared regarding the distribution of General Education hours.  The proposal is as follows: Each gen ed division keeps the six hours already agreed upon, for a total of 30 hours. Three of the remaining hours will be either SPC 1608 or SPC 1017, as those courses are […]

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