General Ed for STEM
Attention STEM Students!!
Would you like to get a general education requirement met that also educates you about STEM related issues? We are broadening general education offerings that have a STEM theme. The following general education classes are available with a focus on STEM.
Humanities 3: Intro to Cinematic Arts, Film and Television
Instructor: Grant Richards, Offered in the Fall Semester
This class fulfills the humanities requirement for the General Ed. Associates degree (C-2.Films will have a math and science focus, and include Stand and Deliver, Moneyball, Ex Machina, The Martian, Hidden Figures and Arrival. For more information, please contact Grant Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
English 1A: Composition and Reading - Instructor: Jessica Gatewood, offered in Fall and Spring
This class will develop your writing and reading skills for science based material. Explore the ethics and impacts of innovations such as stem-cell research, genetic therapies and GMO’s, learn how to read biological texts and write essays that cover TEM-based topics. May be taken in conjunction with or prior to Biology 1 – Cell and Molecular Biology, which also has a large research paper component.
English 1C: Critical Reasoning and Writing - Instructor: Glenda Mora, offered for the first time in Spring of 2019
This course will develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in English 1A in analyzing the ethical, societal and political ramifications of innovations in the areas of science, technology and engineering. The emphasis is on research and fact based writing in critical analysis of arguments and the development of the ability to integrate the principles of critical thinking into essay writing.