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General Education at Bunker Hill Community College

If your catalog year is prior to Fall 2019, as indicated in your selfservice degree audit, please use the General Education areas.

To better prepare students to thrive in the twenty-first century workforce and to become engaged and informed citizens, the College provides all associate degree-seeking students with a wide-reaching set of General Education Outcomes, which align with our Institutional Learning Outcomes (Inquire, Communicate, Act, Grow) and Mass Transfer General Education Foundation requirements. At BHCC, these skills are incorporated into the curriculum to provide a cohesive education that prepares students to succeed in their chosen fields, in further study and in the roles and responsibilities they take on within their communities.

Students fulfill their General Education Requirements by completing one course from each of the seven General Education areas below. Students should consult their individual Program of Study Curriculum Map for General Education course requirements specific to their major. Some General Education requirements are met by concentration courses. Such instances are noted in Program of Study Curriculum Maps.

Academic Discourse

College Writing & Composition

  • INQUIRE: Connect experiences, insights, and education
  • COMMUNICATE: Construct meaning through active listening, reading, speaking and writing
  • ACT: Create work of personal and/or public value
  • GROW: Develop intercultural knowledge and competence

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Research Writing

College Writing & Composition

  • INQUIRE: Practice information literacy in diverse applications
  • COMMUNICATE: Express ideas with intention
  • ACT: Apply theory to practice and practice to theory
  • GROW: Demonstrate agency as a learner and contributor to society

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ENG-112

Quantitative Problem Solving

Mathematics & Quantitative Reasoning

  • INQUIRE: Develop problem-solving skills
  • COMMUNICATE: Demonstrate digital and media literacy
  • ACT: Apply theory to practice and practice to theory
  • GROW: Construct knowledge independently and collaboratively

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MAT-171, MAT-172, MAT-181, MAT-194

Community & Cultural Contexts

Behavioral & Social Sciences

  • INQUIRE: Connect experiences, insights and education
  • COMMUNICATE: Engage in inclusive interpersonal dialogue
  • ACT: Apply concepts of justice and wellness to knowledge and practice
  • GROW: Demonstrate agency as a learner and contributor to society

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ECO-201, ECO-202, GEO-101, GOV-101, GOV-103, HIS-101, HIS-102, HIS-111, HIS-112, HIS-151, HIS-152, PHL-103, PSY-101, PSY-107, REL-111, SOC-101, SOC-109, SOC-227, VMA-111  

Scientific Reasoning

Natural & Physical Sciences

  • INQUIRE: Develop problem-solving skills
  • COMMUNICATE: Demonstrate digital and media literacy
  • ACT: Use data to pose solutions to real-world challenges
  • GROW: Construct knowledge independently and collaboratively

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AST-102, BIO-105, BIO-108, BIO-115, ENV-105, ENV-110, ENV-111, ENV-113, ENV-115, ENV-120

Creative Work

Humanities & Fine Arts

  • INQUIRE: Define and investigate relevant questions
  • COMMUNICATE: Express ideas with intention
  • ACT: Create work of personal and/or public value
  • GROW: Demonstrate resilience in response to change

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ARB-102, CHN-102, ENG-203, ENG-231, ENG-232, FLM-101, FLM-102, FRN-102, GER-102, INT-110, ITL-102, JPN-102, LIT-201, LIT-203, LIT-204, LIT-206, LIT-207, LIT-211, LIT-212, LIT-217, LIT-218, LIT-219, LIT-220, LIT-221, LIT-223, LIT-224, LIT-225, LIT-227, LIT-229, LIT-230, LIT-231, LIT-233, LIT-241, LIT-242, LIT-250, MUS-101, MUS-130, MUS-141, MUS-144, MUS-147, PHL-101, RUS-102, SPN-102, SPN-280, THE-107, VMA-104, VMA-112, VMA-113, VMA-122, VMA-123, VMA-124, VMA-161

General Education Elective

Behavioral & Social Sciences OR Humanities & Fine Arts OR Natural & Physical Sciences 

  • Courses listed in the General Education Elective category have aligned with one outcome for each Outcome area (Inquire, Community, Act and Grow).

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INT-101, MAN-112, any course listed under Community and Cultural Contexts, Creative Work, or Scientific Reasoning