The General Education Mobile (GEM) program links CCAF students to online regionally accredited civilian academic institutions that offer freshman/sophomore level general education courses. These courses fulfill the 15 semester hours (SH), 22.5 quarter hours of the CCAF Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree’s general education requirements.

At FTCC, you can complete the requirements to earn your CCAF degree and also earn our Associate of General Education degree, which is fully transferable to the university degree. 4-week, 8-week, and 16-week classes are offered each semester.

The five following disciplines are offered for the GEM program; oral communication, written communication, mathematics, social science, and humanities.

– COM 231 Public Speaking – 3 SH

– ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry – 3 SH
– ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc – 3 SH

– MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy – 3 SH
– MAT 152 Statistical Methods I – 4 SH

– PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology – 3 SH
– PSY 150 General Psychology – 3 SH
– SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology – 3 SH

– HUM 110 Technology and Society – 3 SH
– HUM 115 Critical Thinking – 3 SH
– HUM 120 Cultural Studies – 3 SH

FTCC’s most popular and most flexible degree is the Associate in General Education (AGE), which allows you to capitalize on your credits earned through military training and transfer with ease to one of FTCC’s partner institutions for an advanced degree.

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Degree Requirements

The Associate in General Education degree consists of 64 total semester hours (SH). You can apply up to 48 hours of transfer credit from other colleges and from your Credit for Military Training. A minimum of 16 semester hours must be taken at FTCC, either online or face-to-face.

– COM 231 Public Speaking or COM 120 Interpersonal Communications – 3 SH
– ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry – 3 SH
– ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc – 3 SH
– CIS 110 Intro to Computers – 3 SH
– MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy (or a higher math) – 3 SH
– ACA 122 College Transfer Success – 1 SH
– HUM Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – 3 SH
– Social/Behavioral Science Elective – 3 SH
– Open Elective Requirements – 42 SH

Course Descriptions

In addition to the Associate in General Education, FTCC offers a variety of certificates that military service members can earn to give them an edge when transitioning to civilian employment.

These certificates can be completed independently, or in addition to an associate degree. Depending on your military occupation, you may have already earned some of the credits needed based on your military experience.

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FTCC has proudly provided affordable and convenient educational pathways for our nation’s military for over four decades. We are committed to supporting our military students in their pursuit of education.

FTCC’s Tuition Rates

Administrative fees are waived for all military students using Tuition Assistance to pay for their education.

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