General Education Areas

  • Biology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Speech

General Education Mission Statement

The General Education program at Albany Technical College is designed to provide the necessary foundational skills that prepare students to succeed in their respective academic programs. Additionally, general education courses equip graduates with essential skills that enable the graduate to function in collegiate and work settings and as a productive citizen in society.


General Education Goals

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Demonstrate positive work ethics and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to problem solve by applying mathematical concepts and skills to analyze, manipulate, and interpret quantitative data. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically by identifying, analyzing, questioning, and evaluating content as a guide to understanding an action. 

General Education Courses

ARTS 1101 - Art Appreciation
BIOL 2113 - Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2113L - Anatomy and Physiology Lab I
BIOL 2114 - Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 2114L - Anatomy and Physiology Lab II
ECON 1101 - Principles of Economics
EMPL 1000 - Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I
ENGL 1101 - Composition and Rhetoric
ENGL 1102 - Literature and Composition
ENGL 2130 - American Literature
HUMN 1101 - Introduction to Humanities
MATH 1015 - Geometry and Trigonometry
MATH 1101 - Mathematical Modeling

MATH 1111 - College Algebra
MATH 1113 - Pre-calculus
MATH 1011 - Business Math
MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics
MATH 1013 – Algebraic Concepts
MATH 1131 – Calculus I
PHYS 1111 - Introductory Physics I
PHYS 1111L - Introductory Physics Lab I
PHYS 1112 - Introductory Physics II
PHYS 1112L - Introductory Physics Lab II
PSYC 1010 - Basic Psychology
PSYC 1101 - Introductory Psychology
SOCI 1101 - Introduction to Sociology
SPCH 1101 - Public Speaking