General Education Mobile (GEM)

The General Education Mobile (GEM) program is a partnership between the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) and South Texas College that is designed to help U.S. Air Force members fulfill their general education requirements and complete the CCAF Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree requirements.

South Texas College offers a diverse selection of general education courses in oral/written communication, mathematics, social sciences and humanities that are pre-approved by CCAF to meet the 15 general education credits students need for their AAS degree.

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Available Courses

Oral Communication

  • SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communications

Written Communication

  • ENGL 1301 Composition I
  • ENGL 1302 Composition II - Rhetoric


  • MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics
  • MATH 1414 College Algebra
  • MATH 1442 Elementary Statistical Methods

Social Science

  • HIST 1301 United States History I
  • HIST 1302 United States History II
  • PSYC 2301 General Psychology


  • ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation
  • MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation
  • PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy


South Texas College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Baccalaureate and Associate degrees. South Texas College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of South Texas College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Note: The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

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