Technical courses lead toward the award of the Bachelor’s degree, or certificate; contain the technical knowledge and skill necessary to perform the tasks required for job entry, job enhancement, or job advancement.
General Education Courses
General education courses are an essential component of a student’s success in technical education as general skills are increasingly required for success and advancement in today’s ever-changing global work environment. An integrated approach to technical and general education is applied so that technical and general skills mutually reinforce each other. BCTC is committed to integrating into all majors the learner outcomes listed in the learner outcome section of the BCTC catalog. General education courses include instruction that imparts common knowledge, broad applicable skills, perspective, and attitudes to the students. General education courses contain college-level content in communication, critical thinking, natural sciences, mathematical/logical reasoning, history and the social and behavioral sciences, humanities and fine arts, human diversity, global perspective, ethical and civic responsibility, and people and the environment. All general education courses are college level with the exception of developmental courses.
Courses listed as required in a degree program must be successfully completed by student in order to meet graduation requirements
Courses listed as electives in a degree, diploma, or certificate program provide students with the opportunity to select courses of interest to satisfy graduation requirements.
COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM
College Level Courses – College – level courses are numbered 100 or above. Degrees require all courses to be college-level. All courses at Bong Technical College shall carry a notation that reflects the subject. For example, a course shall be label as “Biology 101” will be a foundational college Biology course.
Remedial Level Courses – Remedial level courses are numbered 003 and below. These courses may be necessary to prepare students for success in college-level work but cannot be applied toward a degree. A course taken for audit will not count toward obtaining a degree.