Air Force GEM Students
Make VICTORY UNIVERSITY your GEM choice!
- Complete your GEM courses with the convenience of online
- No application fee for active, reserve, or national guard members
- Low cost
- Textbooks are provided – includes shipping costs
- 8 week courses
- Regional Accreditation
- Commitment to our military students to help ensure they are educationally prepared for the day when their uniform comes off.
Victory University is a partner with the Community College of the Air Force for the General Education Mobile (GEM) program.
GEM enables students to sign up for their general education requirements in a single block of courses from the same college, providing them greater educational continuity and faster completion of their CCAF Associate Degree.
With the GEM program, students can enroll for their general education classes as a single five-course sequence taken online. Credits will transfer and apply toward the CCAF degree.
The Air Force Portal serves as the central online location for the program. From there, airmen will be able to browse course offerings. When enrolling in a course be sure to complete your TA form within the GEM plan search plan.
For more information about becoming a student at Victory University, talk to a dedicated military admissions representative at 254.702.7415 or click on the request info or enroll now buttons at the top of the page.
AVAILABLE GEM COURSES
Victory University offers the Air Force CCAF student the following courses towards helping them complete their CCAF Associates Degree.
BT-1110 INVITATION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
A historical and synthetic study of the Old Testament. Each book will be surveyed in terms of its author, date, purpose, and general content. The course will introduce basic information about the various kinds of literature in the Old Testament and significant theological ideas needed to understand God’s revelation in the Law and the Prophets. Included will be a consideration of the Biblical covenants and their impact on Biblical history and the life of God’s two peoples.
BT-2100 INVITATION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
A historical, literary, and theological analysis of the New Testament documents. A primary component of the course is the identification of key features, especially those that bear directly upon interpretation, within each of the New Testament books. Additionally, the relationship of the writings to the contextual environments of Second Temple Judaism, Jesus’ life and ministry, and canonization are explored.
EN-2012 THEMES IN WORLD LITERATURE (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
Representative works in World Literature will be analyzed through historical and authorial contextualization as well as the influence of the Christian worldview. Includes in-depth study of selected works, use of contemporary criticism, and use of secondary sources. Prerequisite: EN- 1202.
HS-1113 HISTORY OF WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
A survey of world civilization from the earliest times to the Sixteenth Century. Focus is on the social, economic, political, cultural and geographic characteristics and different value perspectives that have shaped civilization. Societal development from a historical perspective.
HS-1203 HISTORY OF WORLD CIVILIZATION II (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
A continuation of HS-1113 from the Sixteenth Century to the present.
MA-2034 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
This course is designed to give students the fundamental algebra skills needed for other mathematics and science courses. Topics include first-degree equations and inequalities, linear equations in two variables, systems of linear equations, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, rational exponents, radicals, and quadratic equations. Prerequisite: two units of high school algebra. Minimum passing grade is “C” (2.00).
MA-2044 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
A study in mathematics including equations and inequalities, exponents and polynomials, roots, radicals, quadratic equations in two variables, system of linear equations, conic sections, logarithmic functions, and sequences and series. Prerequisite: score of eighteen (18) or greater on the Enhanced ACT and two years of high school algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher. Minimum passing grade is “C”.
EN-1102 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
Focuses on having students practice writing essays, starting out with the traditional five paragraph essay and gradually building to more lengthy writing assignments. The students will write various types of essays including narrative, description, definition, comparison, and evaluation. Students must pass the course with a “C.” Prerequisite: a score of 19 or above on the Enhanced ACT in English or a 500 or above score on the SAT.
HU-1213 SPEECH (3 SEMESTER HOURS)
Performance based course that provides students with public speaking skills in the context of cultural influences and resources. Analysis of the ways in which culture and society shape perception of appropriate public speaking as well as how public speaking affects the values, attitudes and beliefs of people from a range of society and cultural backgrounds.
- Registration can be completed by contacting a dedicated military enrollment specialist at 254.702.7415 or by clicking on the request for information or enroll now buttons at the top of this page.
- Please keep in mind specific deadlines for adding a course, dropping a course and withdrawing from a course.
- After you register for an online course you will receive an email that contains important information about taking an online course. You will be sent this email immediately following your course registration.
- Books will be sent directly to you based on the mailing information provided in your admissions application and/or with discussions with your admissions representative.
- Tuition is due prior to the start of each class and can be paid with a valid military tuitions assistance form, check, credit card, cash, or Financial Aid if necessary.
If you have further questions about your tuition balance, please contact the Student Finance representative at 901.320.9760 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COURSE START DATES
2011 -2012 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
SUMMER SESSIONS(8 WEEK TERMS)
Summer Session I, T5 Term, May7, 2012 to June30, 2012
May 7 Classes begin; Add/Drop begins
12 Add/Drop ends
13 Withdraw from Course begins
21 Attendance Verification
28 Memorial Day Holiday, No Classes in Session
June 16 Withdraw from Course ends
30 Classes end & Final Examinations
Summer Session II, T6 Term
July 2, 2012 to August 25, 2012
July 2 Classes begin; Add/Drop begins
4 Independence Day Holiday, No Classes in Session
7 Add/Drop ends
8 Withdraw from Course begins
16 Attendance Verification
August 11 Withdraw from Course ends
25 Classes end & Final Examinations