Accelerated General Education

We bring the classroom to your workplace! This innovative program is tailored for busy, working professionals who wish to complete their General Education requirements from the convenience of their own workplace or home. The program is accelerated so you can earn your General Education requirements in as little as 12 months! For individuals interested in the Associate of Science in Business degree, there will be an opportunity to transition to the Accelerated Business A.S. program.

Quality Instruction

The program utilizes full-time instructors and advisors who work as a team to ensure courses are integrated and meet high academic standards.

Designed for Working Professionals

Students move through the program as a group and generally take two to three classes each ten-week session. The courses are offered onsite at your workplace or online.

Predictable Schedule

Students meet every Tuesday evening as well as online.


All classes in the program are accredited and transfer to four-year institutions with business degree options. Salt Lake Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).


College Algebra-Business (QL)

MATH 1090
This class satisfies the SLCC Quantitative Literacy (QL) requirement. This course continues to explore, in greater depth, standard Math 1010 algebra topics with applications for business. Topics...

Economic History of U.S. (AI)

ECON 1740
Explores the historical foundations of American economic growth and development from colonial times to the present. The study of economic history provides scholars the opportunity to understand and...

Elem. of Human Comm. (HU)

COMM 1050
Survey of the basic issues, theories, and perspectives in the study of human communication, through critical analysis of oral, written and audio-visual texts.

Exploring Art (FA)

ART 1010
Introduces visual art to the non-major. Provides historical perspective of visual art development. Study of major principles, elements, media, and techniques. Nonjudgmental art project, reading,...

Human Biology (BS)

BIOL 1090
Focuses on humans as biological entities. Introduces the scientific process, chemical and cellular bases of life, role of DNA in the continuity of life, evolution, and interrelationships among humans...

Intercultural Commun. (ID,DV)

COMM 2150
Examination of how cultural similarities and differences impede or enhance communication across cultures. Issues of diversity, values, norms among different cultures, as well as issues of cultural...

Intermediate Algebra (QS)

MATH 1010
This course covers, in more depth, basic algebraic concepts introduced in Elementary Algebra. Topics of study include: linear equations and inequalities; quadratic equations; polynomial and rational...

Intermediate Writing (EN)

ENGL 2010
Extends principles of rhetorical awareness and knowledge making introduced in English 1010 and increases the ideological engagement within the classroom. Interrogates socioeconomic and political...

Intro to Sociology (SS)

SOC 1010
The nature and scope of sociology, including systematic treatment of group life, social institutions, social problems, social change and social control.

Intro to Writing (EN)

ENGL 1010
Development of critical literacies-reading, writing and thinking using methods of knowledge-making. Promotes awareness of rhetorical strategies as they apply to a variety of socio-cultural contexts.

Natural Disasters (PS)

GEOG 1700
Course introduces natural disasters and the related energy and processes which cause them. An awareness of the impact on human activity is an integral component, investigating methods of prevention,...

Principles of Public Speaking (CM, IN)

COMM 1020
Preparing and delivering speeches for civic and professional occasions. Basic theory and skills practice, including audience analysis, anxiety mgt, critical listening, supporting claims with evidence...