PHILOSOPHY OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES
Dakota County Technical College incorporates Liberal Arts & Sciences into its curriculum because it firmly believes that higher education involves breadth as well as depth of study and because General Education achieves an important goal of the college’s mission. The mission of Dakota County Technical College is to provide collegiatelevel education for employment that will empower individuals to enhance their opportunities for career advancement and success in a global economy.
Liberal Arts & Sciences is a requirement of all programs of 45 or more semester credits in length and is an integral part of the formal technical and professional preparation of students. This “general” education provides the kind of intellectual concepts and common knowledge that is expected of an educated person.
DELIVERY OF COURSES
- Traditional: DCTC offers a variety of day and evening transferable general education courses in the classroom.
- Online: DCTC offers transferable general education courses online for those who need flexibility.
- Hybrid: DCTC offers transferable general education courses in a blended format that includes both face-to-face and online components for increased flexibility.