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General Studies Courses

A range of General Studies courses is offered at the CJC. The CJC also accepts select General Studies requirements/electives from any accredited institution. Tuition for General Studies courses at other institutions is additional.

All students are required to take 30 credits of General Studies courses. General Studies requirements include: English Communication (6 credits); Social Sciences (12 credits); Arts and Humanities (6 credits); Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits); and Physical Sciences (3 credits). (See Department of General Studies.)

Please note: the Social Sciences and Physical Sciences General Studies requirements are not transferable from another institution. These requirements must be fulfilled at the CJC.



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“John Gove is an incredible professor with extensive knowledge in jazz theory. He teaches theory how it should be taught, which is direct application to your instrument in a playing context. I’ve never taken a better theory class with such a fine professor.”

— Richard Greig, CJC Student
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