Printed on 4/17/2021

General Studies Transfer (UW-Oshkosh)

20-890-4 Certificate (C) 33 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Undecided about your major? Want to transfer to a four-year college? If you said yes, then this program is for you! The General Studies Transfer Certificate allows you to take your first year of classes at Fox Valley Technical College and finish your bachelor’s degree at UW-Oshkosh. It’s called a 1+3 Bachelor’s Degree. The General Studies Transfer Certificate matches 33 Fox Valley Technical College credits with specific University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh general education requirements. Take your first year at Fox Valley Technical College and qualify for sophomore status at UW-Oshkosh. That’s a smart start on your education!

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Select a total of 3 credits from these options
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00
    Teaches the writing process which includes prewriting, drafting and revising. Through writing assignments, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Class sessions and assignments involve giving oral presentations and using computers.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree
  • English Composition 1
    10-801-136
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801136
    • Credits: 3.00
    Designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR not pursuing a degree.
    Select a total of 9 credits from these options
  • Abnormal Psychology
    10-809-159
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809159
    • Credits: 3.00
    Focuses on a broad description of psychological disorders such as psychosis, neurosis and personality problems. It is geared toward an understanding of the deeper level forces and adjustment problems that create mental and emotional stress. Students prepare to recognize and deal with persons with mental dysfunctions.
    Prereq: Introduction to Psychology (10809198) or Psychology of Human Relations (10809199) or instructor consent
  • Developmental Psychology
    10-809-188
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809188
    • Credits: 3.00
    Studies human development across the lifespan from conception through old age and death. It focuses on the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and moral development of a person and presents the normal range of responses, reactions and behaviors of age-related development. It also helps students to distinguish what might be considered dysfunctional.
    Prereq: Intro to Psychology (10809198) or enrollment in the Practical Nursing plan or instructor consent
  • Intro to Psychology
    10-809-198
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809198
    • Credits: 3.00
    Focuses on the theoretical foundation of human functioning and looks at learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors and social influences. Students consider the complexities of human relationships in personal, social and vocational settings.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Economics
    10-809-195
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809195
    • Credits: 3.00
    Provides a foundation of economic concepts and institutions so that students can apply economic thinking to their own decisions as consumers, employees and citizens in a market-oriented economic system. Topics include supply and demand, employment, prices and production, fiscal policy, monetary policy, market structures, and international trade and finance.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Intro to Sociology
    10-809-196
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809196
    • Credits: 3.00
    Focuses on the basic concepts of the intercultural discipline of sociology. Emphasis is placed on culture, socialization and social stratification. The course also looks at five institutions: family, politics, economics, religion and education. Additional topics include demography, deviance, technology, environmental social issues, and social change and organization.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Contemporary Amer Society
    10-809-197
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809197
    • Credits: 3.00
    Analyzes public policy issues relating to government, media, education, family and the workplace. This course also looks at the impact of global, multicultural and technological trends on American life and explores these issues by using critical thinking skills, advocating points of view, and participating in political processes.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
    Select a total of 21 credits from these options
  • Calculus 1
    10-804-198
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10804198
    • Credits: 4.00
    Focuses on analyzing and graphing algebraic expressions, especially conic sections. Students develop an intuitive understanding of limits, derivatives and integrals. They apply the derivative and the integral to certain physical problems.
    Prereq: College Algebra and Trig with Applications 10804197 OR students who completed both College Technical Math 1 & 2, completion of Calculus entrance exam which can be scheduled by calling the Math Department Chair OR not currently pursuing a degree
  • Introductory Statistics
    10-804-189
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804189
    • Credits: 3.00
    Teaches students to display data with graphics, describe distributions with numbers, perform correlation and regression analyses, and design experiments. Students use probability and distributions to make predictions, estimate parameters and test hypotheses. They also draw inferences about relationships including ANOVA.
    Prereq: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR not pursuing a degree
  • General Biology
    10-806-114
    4Credit
    90
    126
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806114
    • Credits: 4.00
    Introduces general biological concepts and principles. Emphasis is on cell structure and function, genetics, evolution and taxonomical relationships. Consideration is also given to diversity among the various kingdoms. This course emphasizes an environmental perspective and is suitable for students in Natural Resources, Early Childhood Education, Laboratory Science, Forensic Science and others interested in environmental biology.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • General Chemistry
    10-806-134
    4Credit
    90
    126
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806134
    • Credits: 4.00
    Covers inorganic chemistry and basic organic chemistry. Topics include metrics, problem solving, atomic structure, chemical reactions, solutions and concentrations, ionization, pH and organic compounds.
    Prereq: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR College Tech Math 1 10804115 OR College Tech Math 1A 10804113 OR College Math 10804107 OR Math Common Topics 10804117; OR not pursuing a degree
  • Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
    10-809-166
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809166
    • Credits: 3.00
    Provides a basic understanding of ethical theories and uses diverse ethical perspectives to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and/or professional standards of behavior and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Introduction to Diversity Studies
    10-809-172
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809172
    • Credits: 3.00
    Develops workplace skills needed to work with diverse groups of people. Ethnic relations are studied in global and comparative perspectives. Students examine their biases and gain awareness of differences and common ground shared. The course emphasizes how personal and cultural diversity enhances the effectiveness of work groups.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Technical Reporting
    10-801-197
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801197
    • Credits: 3.00
    Focuses on the preparation and presentation of a variety of oral and written technical reports. This course is designed as an advanced communication course for students who have completed at least the prerequisite writing course and a minimum of two semesters of relevant program course work.
    Prereq: Written Communication 10801195 or English Composition 10801136 with a C or better; AND minimum 24 college credits or active in UW-O Cert.
  • Speech
    10-801-198
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801198
    • Credits: 3.00
    Covers the fundamentals of oral presentation, topic selection, audience analysis, speech organization, research, evidence and support, delivery, evaluation, listening and group problem solving.
    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • College Algebra and Trigonometry with Applications
    10-804-197
    5Credit
    90
    180
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 180
    • Course Number: 10804197
    • Credits: 5.00
    This course covers those skills needed for success in Calculus and many application areas on a baccalaureate level. Topics include the real and complex number systems, polynomials, exponents, radicals, solving equations and inequalities (linear and nonlinear), relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities (linear and nonlinear), matrices, graphing, conic sections, sequences and series, combinatorics, and the binomial theorem.
    Prereq: Alg - ACPL 85+, Next Gen 276+, ACT Math 22+ OR Interm Algebra w Apps 10804118 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Intermediate Algebra with Applications
    10-804-118
    4Credit
    72
    144
    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 144
    • Course Number: 10804118
    • Credits: 4.00
    Offers algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions.
    Prereq: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR not pursuing a degree
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