Department of General Courses is a supporting department towards other departments. It delivers courses which enable students to acquire all necessary skills that help them to afford and understand technical courses.
The department of General Courses at IPRC-Ngoma aims at providing students with different courses namely Sciences (Mathematics, physics, chemistry), entrepreneurship, English and Communication Skills which will enable students to understand technical courses that are taught in IPRC-Ngoma.
An understanding of sciences is crucial to the appreciation of technical skills which must be covered by every student in IPRC-Ngoma. The following are scientific modules taught: General physics, Mathematics and General Chemistry. These modules are taught in the first year and aims to empower students at having scientific thinking which will enable them to acquire ability of creativity.
ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
The target in this option is teaching English for technology and communication skills in IPRC-Ngoma for the following outcomes:
§ To get improved verbal presentation and analytical research skills.
§ To use logic and critical thinking skills to discuss a variety of scientific and technological topics with peers.
The overall end of the General Courses Department is to implement technical and vocational training courses at all level focusing on knowledge, technical and entrepreneurial skills for school leavers. It is in this regard entrepreneurship is taught to enable students to acquire entrepreneurial skills which will permit them to be job creators rather than being job seekers.
Head of Department