General Education Core Courses
Students seeking an associate in arts, associate in science/associate in applied science, or baccalaureate degree must complete at least one identified core course in each subject area to satisfy the general education course requirements pursuant to Florida Statute 1007.25 and Florida State Administrative Code Rule 6A-10.02412.
|Catalog Year (Requirement Term)||Programs||Requirement|
|Fall 2023 forward|
Associate in Arts (A.A.)
Baccalaureate (B.A., B.A.S.)
Associate in Science (A.S.)
Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
|Complete at least one (1) course from each of the general subject areas prior to the awarding of the degree|
Approved Options to Satisfy the General Education Core Courses Requirement
|Subject||General Education Core Courses|
|Communication||ENC 1101 English 1|
Students who successfully complete a course with an ENC prefix for which ENCX101 is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the communication core.
|Humanities||ARH 1000 Art Appreciation|
HUM 2020 Experiencing the Humanities+
LIT 2000 Introduction to Literature
MUL 2010 Music Appreciation
PHI 2010 Introduction to Philosophy I
THE 2000 Theatre Appreciation
|Mathematics||MAC 1105 College Algebra|
MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry and Calculus
MGF 1106 College Mathematics*
MFG 1107 Liberal Arts Mathematics*
MFG X130 Mathematical Thinking
STA 2023 Statistical Methods I
*MGF 1106 and MGF 1107 will no longer be an option effective catalog year 2024-25. Students who have successfully completed MGF X106 and X107 prior to Fall 2024 will satisfy the mathematics core in lieu of MGFX130.
Students who successfully complete a mathematics course for which one (1) of the general education core course options in mathematics is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the mathematics core.
|Natural Sciences||AST 1002 Introduction to Astronomy|
BSC 1005 Concepts of Biology
BSC 1085 Anatomy and Physiology+
BSC 2010 General Biology I
CHM 1020 Chemistry in Everyday Life
CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
ESC 1000 Introduction to Earth Science
EVR 1001 Introduction to Environmental Science
PHY 1020 Physics of Everyday Phenomena
PHY 1053 General Physics I
PHY 2048 Physics with Calculus I
Courses taken with a combined lab component also satisfy the requirement.
Students who successfully complete a natural science course for which one (1) of the general education core course options in natural science is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the natural science core.
|Social Sciences||AMH 2020 United States History 1865 to Present|
ANT 2000 General Anthropology
ECO 2013 Principles of Economics (MACRO)
POS 2041 U.S. Federal Government
PSY 2012 General Psychology
SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology
|+Course is not offered at Seminole State College of Florida.|
Honors versions of the courses listed above also satisfy the requirement.