Program Description

The General Studies Transfer Certificate is designed for learners interested in transferring General Studies credits to UW campuses and other public and private colleges and universities. Thirty credits of applied associate degree general studies courses in Communication, Behavioral Science, Social Science, Natural Science and Mathematics may be granted to students transferring to UW campuses. Courses listed transfer differently to each college or university. Other courses may be available as options depending on where you are transferring. Please discuss your transfer goals with a NTC Transfer Specialist to assist you with making the best course selection possible to meet your goals.

Approximate Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $3,979
Books & Supplies: $111

Financial Aid

Not Available


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Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

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at Medford
at Phillips
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* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.


The General Studies Transfer Certificate is a 21–22 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

Complete two communications courses with a C or better 0.01
English Composition 1 3.00
Intro To Mass Communication 3.00
Written Communication 3.00
Oral/interpersonal Communication 3.00
Speech 3.00
Complete one social science course with a C or better 0.01
Marriage & Family 3.00
Intro To Ethics: Theory & App 3.00
Introduction To Diversity Studies 3.00
Intro To Sociology 3.00
Microeconomics 3.00
Macroeconomics 3.00
Race, Class, Gender 3.00
Complete one behavioral science course with a C or better 0.01
Developmental Psychology 3.00
Intro To Psychology 3.00
Complete one mathematics or science course with a C or better 0.01
Intermediate Algebra W/Apps 4.00
Introductory Statistics 3.00
College Algebra W/Apps 3.00
Trigonometry W/Apps 3.00
Calculus 1 4.00
General Biology 4.00
General Chemistry 4.00
General Physics 1 4.00
Gen Anatomy & Physiology 4.00
Elective 6.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Transfer Information

The following transfer guides, executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions, are based on agreements that allow you to continue your program at another college.

School Name Degree Name
UW Superior Bachelor of Sustainable Management

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