American General Education (AGE)

A. Origin:

American Center for Education

B. Course Names:

Diploma in American General Education

C. Program Summary:

All modules in the Diploma in American General Education, offered by the American Center for Education, are modelled directly on comparable classes that are a part of the curriculum at the University of Wisconsin Colleges. Every class, in this program focusing on liberal arts and sciences, has passed a multi-stage approval process involving tenured faculty from across the university. Upon successful completion of this program a Diploma certificate will be awarded by ACE, the students will receive their credits directly from UWC and may choose to apply for admission to the continuous study at UWC.

D. Entry Requirements:

Academic Requirements:

  • GCE ‘O’ levels or equivalent, or
  • High school graduates or equivalent, or
  • Completed Year 11 and above, or
  • Other equivalent qualifications from recognized institutions on a case-by-case basis, and
  • Minimum age of 17, and
  • Cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 or equivalent

English Requirements:

  • Pass GCE ‘O’ level English subject, or
  • Minimum TOEFL 61 IBT or equivalent, or
  • Minimum IELTS score of 5.0 (academic module) or equivalent

E. Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours:

Full Time: 12 Months/600 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hoursPart Time: 12 Months/500 hours, 4 sessions per week x 3 hours

F. Mode of Delivery, Class Size per Intake:

  • Lectures and Tutorials (Face to face)
  • Enrollments are at Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Nov.
  • Minimum Six (6) – Maximum Forty (40)

G. Course Modules:

As part of the pathway, the students entering this Diploma course should obtain 30 credits from the necessary number of Non-SEN modules from the following list before being qualified to receive the certificate (exempted will not be given in this course?).

1. (SEN021) Academic English Skills – level 12. (SEN022) Academic English Skills – level 2

3. (SEN023) Academic English Skills – level 3

4. Introduction to Literary Studies

5. Introduction to Business

6. Introduction to Economics

7. Economics – Macro

8. Economics – Micro

9.Introductory Psychology

10. Introduction to Sociology

11. Music Literature and Appreciation

12. World Music

13. Introduction to Human Biology

14. Introductory Accounting

15. Managerial Accounting

16. Personal Finance

17. Elementary Statistics

18. Pre-Calculus Mathematics

19. Introduction to College Algebra

H. Graduation Requirement:

Obtain passing grade for total thirty (30) credits
Clear all the outstanding fees

I. Assessment Methods:

  • Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)
  • Mid-Term Examination
  • Final Examination

Click here to download the Course Syllabus & Synopses.

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