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General Education

Each degree and diploma program at MGTC contains a body of Essential General Core (general education) courses. The purpose of general education coursework is to ensure that students have attained general essential skills necessary for educational and career success. General education coursework is not specific to any major or discipline. The Essential General Core within each degree and diploma program is designed to produce graduates who, at the competency level appropriate to the credential earned, can communicate appropriately using oral and written English; utilize information technology in accessing, organizing, and communicating information; apply appropriate mathematical principles and methods; and use critical thinking skills to solve problems.

To ensure these competencies, each degree program of study contains a minimum of 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, with at least one course from each of the following areas: English; humanities; social/behavioral sciences; and natural sciences or mathematics. All diploma programs contain a minimum of 8 semester credit hours in general education coursework, with at least one course coming from each of the following areas: English; mathematics; and interpersonal relations/professional development or psychology. Each degree and diploma program additionally requires COMP 1000, Introduction to Microcomputers.


Technical Studies
Graduates of the Technical Studies program will be able to read, understand, and prepare standard types of business communications and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, human relations skills.

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Gainful Employment

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