Curriculum Requirements

County College Of Morris’s General Education Policy is aligned with A General Education Foundation for Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Specialized Associate, and Certificate Program in New Jersey Community Colleges and NJCC General Education Guiding Principles for Affirming General Education Course Status. The foundation and principles define eight General Education course categories and two General Education integrated course goals. County College of Morris provides multiple and varied learning experiences for the acquisition of knowledge in all categories of General Education.

General Education Course Categories

  1. Communication
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Technology
  5. Social Science
  6. Humanities
  7. History
  8. Diversity

General Education Integrated Course Goals

  1. Ethical Reasoning
  2. Information Literacy

Critical thinking is integrated into each General Education course.

General Education Outcomes

County College of Morris students will:

  • Communicate effectively using listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • Use quantitative analytical skills to evaluate and to process numerical data
  • Apply the scientific method of inquiry to gain scientific knowledge
  • Apply social science theories and concepts to analyze human behavior, social and political institutions, and responsible citizenship
  • Analyze works in such fields as art, music, literature, and philosophy and/or religious studies; and/or gain competence in a foreign language
  • Analyze historical events and movements in world, Western, non-Western or American societies and assess their subsequent significance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures, including global and historical perspectives
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical thinking and its application to societal issues Address any information need through the effective use of technology and the critical evaluation of electronic resources
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in each General Education course

These General Education learning outcomes will be assessed regularly, with assessment results used to improve teaching and student learning in General Education courses.

New Jersey Community College Course Categories (Goal Categories) AA credits AS credits AAS, AFA, AS-Nursing credits Certificate credits
Communication (Written and Oral Com.)9663
Mathematics - Science - Technology
  • Mathematics 3-8 cr. (Quantitative Knowledge & Skills)
  • Science 3-8 cr. (Scientific Knowledge & Reasoning
  • Technological Competency 0-4 cr.
1293
Social Science (Society and Human Behavior)63
Humanities Humanistic Perspective93
Social Science or Humanities33
Social Science, Humanities or Mathematics3
History (Historical Perspective)6
Diversity courses (Global & Cultural Awareness)3
Unassigned general education credit68
General education foundation total4530206
 
COMMUNICATION
COM-109Speech Fundamentals 23
ENG-111English Composition I3
ENG-112English Composition II 23
ENG-131English Composition I Honors3
ENG-132English Composition II Honors3
MATHEMATICS
MAT-110College Algebra3
MAT-113Applied Calculus4
MAT-117Mathematical Analysis for Business and Economics3
MAT-118Calculus With Application to Business And Economics3
MAT-120Mathematics for the Liberal Arts 24
MAT-123Precalculus4
MAT-124Statistics 43
MAT-130Probability and Statistics 44
MAT-131Analytic Geometry and Calculus I4
MAT-132Analytic Geometry and Calculus II4
MAT-183Honors Probability and Statistics 44
MAT-210Probability and Statistics II4
MAT-228Linear Algebra3
MAT-230Calculus III4
MAT-232Differential Equations3
SCIENCE
BIO-101Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIO-102Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIO-121General Biology I4
BIO-122General Biology II4
BIO-123Cell Biology4
BIO-127Biology of Environmental Concerns 1, 34
BIO-132Concepts in Biology 1, 24
BIO-133Human Biology 1, 24
BIO-180General Biology I - Honors4
BIO-181General Biology II - Honors4
BIO-201Genetics4
BIO-202Ecology4
BIO-215Microbiology 34
BIO-223Cell and Molecular Biology 44
CHM-105Forensic Science 34
CHM-117
CHM-118
Introductory Chemistry Lecture
and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHM-125
CHM-126
General Chemistry I - Lecture
and General Chemistry I - Laboratory
4
CHM-127
CHM-128
General Chemistry II - Lecture
and General Chemistry II - Laboratory 3
4
CHM-212Biochemistry4
CHM-219Quantitative Chemical Analysis5
CHM-220Instrumental Methods of Analysis5
CHM-231
CHM-232
Organic Chemistry I - Lecture
and Organic Chemistry I - Laboratory
4
CHM-233
CHM-234
Organic Chemistry II - Lecture
and Organic Chemistry II - Laboratory
4
PHY-103Concepts of Physics4
PHY-118Meteorology4
PHY-125
PHY-126
General Physics I - Lecture
and General Physics I Laboratory
4
PHY-127
PHY-128
General Physics II - Lecture
and General Physics II Laboratory
4
PHY-130Engineering Physics I4
PHY-133
PHY-134
Engineering Physics II
and Laboratory for Engineering Physics II
4
PHY-232
PHY-233
Engineering Physics III
and Laboratory for Engineering Physics III
4
SCI-101Natural Science3
SCI-118General Astronomy4
1

 Recommended for non-science majors

TECHNOLOGICAL COMPETENCY
CMP-101Computer Information Literacy1
CMP-126Computer Technology and Applications 24
CMP-128Computer Science I 33
CMP-135Computer Concepts with Applications3
SOCIAL SCIENCE
ECO-113Elements of Economics3
ECO-120Economics and Economic Issues3
ECO-211Principles of Economics I Macroeconomics3
ECO-212Principles of Economics II Microeconomics3
POL-111American Government3
POL-231State and Local Government3
POL-240International Politics3
POL-245Comparative Government3
PSY-113General Psychology3
PSY-180General Psychology - Honors3
PSY-213Child Psychology3
PSY-214Adolescent Psychology3
SOC-108Cultural Geography3
SOC-120Principles of Sociology3
SOC-180Principles of Sociology - Honors3
SOC-215Physical Anthropology3
SOC-216Cultural Anthropology3
SOC-217Archaeology3
HUMANITIES
All courses in the History category below are also general education courses in Humanities
ARA-111Elementary Arabic I3
ARA-112Elementary Arabic II3
ARA-211Intermediate Arabic I3
ART-114Contemporary Art3
ART-116American Art3
ART-133Art History I3
ART-134Art History II3
ASL-111American Sign Language I3
ASL-112American Sign Language II3
ASL-211Intermediate American Sign Language I3
ASL-212Intermediate American Sign Language II3
CHI-111Elementary Chinese I3
CHI-112Elementary Chinese II3
CHI-211Intermediate Chinese I3
CHI-212Intermediate Chinese II3
COM-234Introduction to Film3
DAN-111Introduction to Dance1
DAN-112Dance Appreciation 23
DAN-134Dance History 23
ENG-115The Short Story3
ENG-116The Novel3
ENG-119Introduction to Poetry3
ENG-214Women in Film3
ENG-224Women in Literature3
ENG-233History of the Theatre I 23
ENG-234History of the Theatre II 23
ENG-243World Literary Traditions: Beginnings to 16503
ENG-244World Literary Traditions: 1650 to Present3
ENG-246English Classics From Beowulf to Paradise Lost: a Survey of Drama, Romances and Epics3
ENG-247Romantics, Victorians and Moderns- Major British Writers of the 19th and 20th Centuries3
ENG-249American Literature From the Colonial to The Civil War3
ENG-250American Literature From the Civil War To the Twentieth Century3
ENG-283World Literary Traditions: Beginnings - 1650 - Honors3
ENG-284World Literary Traditions: 1650 to Present: Honors3
FRE-111Elementary French I3
FRE-112Elementary French II3
FRE-211Intermediate French I3
FRE-212Intermediate French II3
FRE-221French Conversation and Literature I3
FRE-222French Conversation and Literature II3
GER-111Elementary German I3
GER-112Elementary German II3
GER-211Intermediate German I3
GER-212Intermediate German II3
GER-221German Conversation and Literature I3
GER-222German Conversation and Literature II3
HBR-111Elementary Modern Hebrew I3
HBR-112Elementary Modern Hebrew II3
HIS-183Modern Social Thought - Honors3
ITL-111Elementary Italian I3
ITL-112Elementary Italian II3
ITL-211Intermediate Italian I3
ITL-212Intermediate Italian II3
ITL-221Italian Conversation and Literature I3
JPN-111Elementary Japanese I3
JPN-112Elementary Japanese II3
JPN-211Intermediate Japanese I3
JPN-212Intermediate Japanese II3
LAT-111Elementary Latin I3
LAT-112Elementary Latin II3
MUS-114American Music3
MUS-143World Music and Culture3
MUS-150Jazz History and Styles3
MUS-163Rock History and Culture 23
MUS-217Music History and Literature to 17503
MUS-218Music History and Literature From 1750 23
MUS-248Enjoyment of Music 23
MUS-258Contemporary Music: 20th-21st Century3
PHL-111Introduction to Philosophy3
PHL-114Ethics 33
PHL-115Logic3
PHL-180Introduction to Philosophy-Honor3
PHL-212Philosophy and Religion3
PHL-280Ancient Philosophy-Honors3
PHO-110Photography Appreciation3
PHO-113History of Photography3
PTG-111Elementary Portuguese I3
PTG-112Elementary Portuguese II3
PTG-211Intermediate Portuguese I3
RUS-111Elementary Russian I3
RUS-112Elementary Russian II3
RUS-211Intermediate Russian I3
RUS-212Intermediate Russian II3
SPN-111Elementary Spanish I3
SPN-112Elementary Spanish II3
SPN-211Intermediate Spanish I3
SPN-212Intermediate Spanish II3
SPN-218Advanced Spanish Conversation3
SPN-220Spanish Literature3
SPN-223Survey of Latin American Literature: Pre-Columbian to the Present3
HISTORY
All courses in the History category listed below are also general education courses in Humanities
HIS-113Early Modern Europe3
HIS-114Modern Europe3
HIS-117The Ancient World-Greece and Rome3
HIS-118The Middle Ages3
HIS-123History of Modern Africa3
HIS-147History of Modern East Asia3
HIS-148Modern Middle East3
HIS-151Latin American History3
HIS-166Emergence of America - U.S. History I3
HIS-167Twentieth Century American History - U.S. History II3
HIS-181The Middle Ages-Honors3
HIS-183Modern Social Thought - Honors3
HIS-184Early Modern Europe - Honors3
HIS-185Modern Europe - Honors3
HIS-203History of Minorities in U.S.3
HIS-204History of the African-American Experience3
HIS-209History of American Women3
DIVERSITY
ARA-211Intermediate Arabic I3
ART-133Art History I3
ART-134Art History II3
ASL-111American Sign Language I3
ASL-112American Sign Language II3
ASL-211Intermediate American Sign Language I3
ASL-212Intermediate American Sign Language II3
ENG-118Children's Literature3
ENG-214Women in Film3
ENG-224Women in Literature3
ENG-243World Literary Traditions: Beginnings to 16503
ENG-244World Literary Traditions: 1650 to Present3
ENG-283World Literary Traditions: Beginnings - 1650 - Honors3
ENG-284World Literary Traditions: 1650 to Present: Honors3
FRE-211Intermediate French I3
FRE-212Intermediate French II3
FRE-221French Conversation and Literature I3
FRE-222French Conversation and Literature II3
GER-211Intermediate German I3
GER-212Intermediate German II3
GER-221German Conversation and Literature I3
GER-222German Conversation and Literature II3
HIS-122History of Russia3
HIS-123History of Modern Africa3
HIS-147History of Modern East Asia3
HIS-148Modern Middle East3
HIS-151Latin American History3
HIS-203History of Minorities in U.S.3
HIS-204History of the African-American Experience3
HIS-209History of American Women3
ISA-110Intercultural Communication3
ISA-215A Survey of Islam3
ITL-211Intermediate Italian I3
ITL-212Intermediate Italian II3
MUS-114American Music3
MUS-143World Music and Culture3
MUS-163Rock History and Culture3
MUS-248Enjoyment of Music3
PHL-212Philosophy and Religion3
PSY-116Psychology and Education of the Disabled3
PSY-218Cross-Cultural Psychology3
PTG-211Intermediate Portuguese I3
RUS-211Intermediate Russian I3
RUS-212Intermediate Russian II3
SOC-108Cultural Geography3
SOC-120Principles of Sociology3
SOC-180Principles of Sociology - Honors3
SOC-202Contemporary Social Issues - America As a Diverse Society3
SOC-206Religion and Human Experience3
SOC-209The Family3
SOC-214Cultural Diversity in America - the Sociology of Ethnic and Minority Groups3
SOC-215Physical Anthropology3
SOC-216Cultural Anthropology3
SOC-221Sociology of Gender3
SOC-224Social Psychology3
SOC-230Sociology of Globalization3
SPN-211Intermediate Spanish I3
SPN-212Intermediate Spanish II3
SPN-220Spanish Literature3
SPN-223Survey of Latin American Literature: Pre-Columbian to the Present3
2

 Approved for Information Literacy

3

 Approved for Ethical Reasoning and Action

4

 Approved for both Information Literacy and Ethical and Reasoning and Action