General Studies

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Certificate Program
Contact Person: Peter Patsouris- 860-215-9462

This certificate program provides the opportunity for students who have not decided on a specific academic or professional/technical goal to explore the broadest range of courses offered at Three Rivers Community College. Students tailor the certificate program to meet their individual needs and interests.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.



Course ID Title of Course Credits
ENG* K101° Composition 3
IDS K105 First Year Experience 3
__________ Math/Science elective 3-4
__________ Social Science elective 3
__________ Humanities/Speech elective 3
Open Electives   15-16
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° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description. 


General Studies, Certificate
Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of all program requirements graduates will be able to:

  1. think critically, analytically and creatively.

  2. communicate effectively in writing.

  3. move beyond a narrow focus and recognize broader perspectives.

  4. better understand the relationship between one's own self, others, and society in which we live.