General Studies

About the Certificate

The General Studies Certificate provides individuals who are undecided as to their final academic and career goals with an opportunity to earn a certificate by taking courses to meet the requirements of a variety of academic disciplines. The certificate may be customized for students to explore their individual interests and/or needs. Courses will be selected from approved degree, diploma or certificate programs that are currently being offered by the college. This program is ideal for students to get started in college while working to select a major at OCtech or another institution.

Federal financial aid does not apply to this program.

General elective – 3 semester credits hours will be selected from approved degree, diploma or certificate programs with the approval of your academic advisor.

Directed electives – 6 semester credits hours will be selected from approved degree, diploma or certificate programs with the approval of your academic advisor.

Open electives – 6 semester credits hours will be selected from approved degree, diploma or certificate programs with the approval of your academic advisor.

Program Coordinator

Melissa Plummer
Dean of Math and Sciences
plummermb@octech.edu
803.535.1282