General Education Core: A Statement of Purpose

The CF General Education basic core will consist of the following components: communications, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences and social sciences which address student achievement of learning outcomes. In addition, students are expected to complete college advisement/ orientations, and to achieve skills in basic computer use. The purpose of the common core is to expose all degree-seeking students to a diversity of disciplines while meeting the institutional learning outcomes to provide for the following:

  1. minimum level of adult literacy
  2. foundation for advanced study
  3. inquiry and scholarship through the improvement of basic and critical thinking skills
  4. increased knowledge and appreciation of human experiences and achievements in the arts and sciences
  5. better understanding of individuals and their cultures, both in the Uniter States of America and abroad.