General and Developmental Education

We offer a broad range of university-parallel, general education courses that transfer to four-year institutions, including English composition, English literature, world literature, American literature, art, music, U.S. history, world history, western civilization, pre-calculus algebra, calculus, physics, physical science, biology, microbiology, statistics, psychology, religion, philosophy, sociology, economics, and speech. 

Program Options

Degree Completion Pathway- AA

Degree Completion Pathway- AS

Click here to contact the General Education Department or call 256.551.3140

Joyce L, Rentz, Mathematics Instructor
joyce.rentz@drakestate.edu 
B.S., Mathematics, South Carolina State University 
M.Ed., Mathematics, South Carolina State University 

Brandi G. Winchester, Mathematics Instructor 
brandi.winchester@drakestate.edu 
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Florida A&M University 
M.Ed., Secondary Education/Mathematics, Alabama A&M University 

Eunice Wheeler, Biology Instructor 
eunice.wheeler@drakestate.edu 
B.S. Biological Sciences, Oakwood University 
M.S. Molecular Biology/Physiology, Alabama A&M University 

Ed Forbes, English Instructor
ed.forbes@drakestate.edu
B.A., Communications, The University of Alabama
B.S., Secondary Language Arts, Athens State University
M.A., English, UA Huntsville

Russell Winn, Humanities Instructor
russell.winn@drakestate.edu
B.A., English, Georgia Southern University
M.A., English, UA Huntsville
M.A., Religious Studies, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary