Knowledge and Skills

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS CERTIFICATE AND DEGREE IN KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF AN EDUCATED CHRISTIAN

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATE OR DEGREE:

The following 3 credit* classes.**

Notes:
1. Content for a given class may change tomorrow or the next day or with a different professor.
2. Each class will require about 20 pages (5000 words) of writing as assigned by the professor.

CLASSES:

Writing
GE 101. Reading may include: Flannery O’Connor story collection A Good Man is Hard to Find; Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point

Communication
GE 102. Reading may include: Aimee Semple McPherson, This is That; Martin Luther King, Strength to Love

World History .
GE 103. Reading may include: Andrew Marr, The History of the World; Chris Harman, A People’s History of the World

U.S. History
GE 104. Reading may include: Jill Lepore, The Story of America; Howard Zinn, A People’s History of America

Economics
GE 105. Reading may include: David A. Mayer, The Everything Economics Book; Banerjee and Duflo, Good Economics for Hard Times 

Politics
GE 106, Reading may include: Page and Gilens, Democracy in America; David Van Drunen, Politics After Christendom

Art or Music requires an acceptable transfer class

Science requires an acceptable transfer class

Mathematics requires an acceptable transfer class of intermediate algebra or beyond

World Religions
GE 107. Reading may include: Huston Smith The World’s Religions; Rebecca McLaughlin, Confronting Christianity

Philosophy
GE 108. Reading may include: Will Durant, The Story of PhilosophyJules Evans, Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations

Logic requires an acceptable transfer class

FOR THE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE, add General Electives*** to reach a total of 60 credits

For the CERTIFICATE or DEGREE, at least 12 credits must be from Perelandra College

* Although traditional fifteen to eighteen week semesters do not apply to our classes, we use the standard semester/hour requirement of at least 40 hours of applied study for each credit, or 120 hours for each three credit class.

** Our classes are about reading and writing. As a general rule, we consider each ten pages of reading to equal one semester hour, and each 250 word page of writing to equal 2 semester hours.

*** General Electives can be college classes, credits earned through exam such as CLEP, or credit for life experience, which is explained on a handout we will send upon request.