CCAF General Education Mobile GEM Program - Keiser University
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CCAF General Education Mobile GEM Program

Keiser University is proud to serve our nation’s military members! GEM is a partnership between the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) and civilian academic institutions to offer general education courses to meet CCAF Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree requirements. GEM allows Air Force students to complete general education courses at Keiser University via online distance coursework (anytime/anywhere) for faster degree completion. Visit the Air Force Virtual Education (AFVEC) website to learn more about CCAF. If you have any questions, please contact Marian Shelpman, Director of Military Education at (321) 430-0748 or email at mshelpman@keiseruniversity.edu.

Get Started

Visit the following websites for information on CCAF and GEM:

Note: When enrolling in a course, please be sure to complete your tuition assistance form within the Air Force Virtual Education Center.

Application/Enrollment

Students must enroll through the Patrick Air Force Base (PAFB) or Melbourne Campus only. PAFB and Melbourne are approved for a special active duty discounted tuition rate of $250 per credit hour.

Gem students should apply as a non-matriculated/non degree seeking student. There is a one-time application fee of $55.00.

Approved Courses for GEM

CCAF students enrolled in the CCAF 2017-2019 General Catalog, have two options to complete the communications requirement. Option 1 is to complete 3 semester hours of written communication and 3 semester hours of oral communication courses. Option 2 is to complete 6 semester hours of non-duplicative written communication courses. Please see your local base education office advisor for further details.

  • SPC 1017 | Speech Communications (3.0 credit hours)
    Focuses on preparation and delivery of various types of speeches. Topics include techniques to improve interpersonal communication skills, job interviewing and working in teams.
  • ENC 1101 | English Composition I (3.0 credit hours)
    Develops writing skills to achieve career goals. Topics include using principles of pre-writing, drafting, revising and editing to write clear, well-developed paragraphs, essays and a documented research paper. Prerequisite: ENC 0001 or demonstration of proficiency in Basic English (appropriate score on English placement test.) Gordon Rule course requiring a grade of “C” or higher. Keiser University requires a minimum of 4,000 written words.
  • ENC 2102 | English Composition II (3.0 credit hours)
    Continues ENC1101. Topics include essay writing techniques with emphasis on literary analysis, persuasive writing, basic research and documentation methods. Prerequisite: ENC1101 (Gordon Rule course requiring a grade of “C” or higher. Keiser University requires a minimum of 4,000 written words.)
  • MAT 1033 | Intermediate Algebra (3.0 credit hours)
    Presents algebra concepts and operations. Topics include factoring, operations with rational expressions, absolute value, exponents, radicals and roots, linear and quadratic equations, and linear inequalities and graphs, all with applications. Prerequisite: MAT0020 or demonstrated proficiency (appropriate score on math placement test.)
  • MAC 2105 | College Algebra (3.0 credit hours)
    Prepares students for disciplines involving quantitative calculations. Topics include operations with algebraic expressions, radicals, exponents, linear and quadratic equations with applications, graphs of linear, quadratic, cubic and rational functions, combinations of functions, composite functions, direct, inverse and joint variation, radical equations, absolute value equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic equations and applications, systems of linear equations, and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MAT1033
  • MGF 2106 | College Mathematics (3.0 credit hours)
    Delivers a broad overview of applications of mathematics as they relate to the fields of set theory, logic, informal geometry, probability and statistics. Prerequisite: MAT1033
  • STA 2023 | Statistics (3.0 credit hours)
    Introduces statistics. Topics include statistical methods dealing with data collection, grouping and presentation, organization of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal distributions, probability, correlation and regression, estimation, hypothesis testing, and contingency table analysis. Prerequisite: MAT1033
  • AMH 1010 | American History Pre 1877 (3.0 credit hours)
    Examines American history from 1492 to 1876, focusing on political, economic and diplomatic events.
  • AMH 1020 | American History Since 1876 (3.0 credit hours)
    Examines American history since 1876, focusing on political, economic and diplomatic events.
  • POS 1041 | Political Science (3.0 credit hours)
    Addresses how America has evolved from an agrarian to a post-industrial society. Topics include the Constitution and its three branches of government.
  • ECO 1023 | Microeconomics (3.0 credit hours)
    Presents microeconomics theories. Topics include theory and application of supply and demand elasticity, theory of consumer demand, utility, and indifference curve analysis, law of diminishing returns in production ranging from pure competition to pure monopoly, production theory and the theory of income distribution, comparative advantage, trade policies, exchange rates and balance of payments
  • ECO 2013 | Macroeconomics (3.0 credit hours)
    Presents basic economic concepts emphasizing the part the United States plays in a global economy. Foundations of economic theory are presented, using topics from television news and mass media. Topics include GDP, National Income Accounting, United States fiscal policy and economic growth.
  • PSY 1012 | Introduction to Psychology (3.0 credit hours)
    Introduces terms and concepts dealing with basic psychological research methods, human and animal behavior, life-span development, states of consciousness, learning, memory, intelligence, motivation, personality structure, stress and coping, behavior disorders, social pressures and cultures. Students are encouraged to apply critical thinking strategies through their participation in various discussions of psychological theories and concepts throughout this course. (Gordon Rule course requiring a grade of “C” or higher. Keiser University requires a minimum of 4,000 written words for the course.)
  • SYG 1000 | Sociology (3.0 credit hours)
    Explores human society and introduces the discipline and methods of sociology. Topics include customs, groups, organizations, institutions, classes and social processes. (Gordon Rule course requiring a grade of “C” or higher. Keiser University requires a minimum of 4000 written words.)
  • AML 1000 | American Literature (3.0 credit hours)
    Explores select American authors and literary texts. Topics include historical background, social forces, literary genres and elements. (Gordon Rule course requiring a grade of “C” or higher. Keiser University requires a minimum of 4,000 written words.)
  • CWL 1000 | Contemporary World Literature (3.0 credit hours)
    Explores select authors from several genres in twentieth century world literature. Topics include historical background, social, cultural, and political forces, literary genres and elements. Gordon Rule course requiring a grade of “C” or higher. Keiser University requires a minimum of 4,000 written words.)
  • ENL 1000 | English Literature (3.0 credit hours)
    Explores select English authors and literary texts. Topics include historical background, social forces, literary genres and elements. (Gordon Rule course requiring a grade of “C” or higher.) Keiser University requires a minimum of 4,000 written words.)

Ready to Register?

Ready to register for a general education course?  Contact Marian Shelpman, Director of Military Education at (321) 430-0748 or email at mshelpman@keiseruniversity.edu.