The CCRI General Education Core Curriculum

Minimum Credits: A minimum of 20 Credits distributed over the three domains of knowledge is required to meet NEASC Standards. All eligible courses are 3-credit courses (minimum) but 4 and 5 credit courses may be required by a program. All course selections must be 1000 level or above (Developmental courses may not be used to satisfy "core" requirements). The three domains of knowledge are:

HUMANITIES MATH/SCIENCES SOCIAL SCIENCES
  • Art
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Speech
  • Theatre
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Competency Rule: As a whole, the Gen. Ed. Course selections (below) must develop the competencies set forth in CCRI's definition of an "Educated Person."

Distribution Rules: Select a minimum of 6 credits from any two of the "domains of knowledge" listed above. Select a minimum of 3 credits from the remaining knowledge area. (Note that ENGL 1010 Composition 1, or ENGL 2100 Technical Writing, is required of all programs offering the Associate Degree). Finally, add any remaining credits to any area of knowledge to bring the total General Education Credits to the minimum of 20 credits.

General Education Department/Program Worksheet: PDF * or  Word

Contact Information

COMMITTEE CHAIR
Shawn Parker
Associate Professor of Art
Tel: 401-333-7251
sgparker@ccri.edu
WEBSITE
Elizabeth Capraro 
Web Content Manager
Tel: 401-825-2034 
Fax: 401-825-2495 
ecapraro@ccri.edu
This page developed and maintained by The General Education Committee. Send comments and suggestions to ecapraro@ccri.edu .

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Last Updated: 6/21/18