Associate in Science

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Associate in Science

General information for all A.S. degree seekers

The Associate in Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in either biology or chemistry. Because requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with the school they plan to transfer to or an advisor or counselor to make sure they're taking the right courses.

There are two areas of concentration for the Associate in Science degree.

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry

Degree Requirements

In order to receive the Associate in Science degree, the student must complete the requirements for all degrees listed on under Degree Graduation Requirements, the general education requirements listed below and the specialized education requirements.

Associate in Biology

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
ENGL 102 Composition and Reading II 3
Two of the following (One must be HIST):
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 135
POLS 136
POLS 137
United States History to 1865
United States History Since 1865
Introduction to Political Science
Introduction to American National Politics
Introduction to State and Local Politics


6
SPDR 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Humanities Elective 3
SPECIFIC PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
BIOL 104 General Botany 5
BIOL 106 General Zoology 5
BIOL Elective At least 3 hours must be 200 or above 3-5
CHEM 111 General College Chemistry I 5
CHEM 112 General College Chemistry II 5
CHEM 221
CHEM 222
   ~or~
PHYS 130
PHYS 131
Organic Chemistry I ~and~
Organic Chemistry II
   ~or~
General Physics I ~and~
General Physics II


10
MATH 115
MATH 120
   ~or~
MATH 180
Statistics ~and~
College Algebra
   ~or~
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

5-6
Electives 3-6
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED 63-66

Associate in Chemistry

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
ENGL 102 Composition and Reading II 3
HIST 120
HIST 121
   ~or~
Select two
POLS 135
POLS 136
POLS 137
United States History to 1865 ~and~
United States History Since 1865
   ~or~

Introduction to Political Science
Introduction to American National Politics
Introduction to State and Local Politics




6
SPDR 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
SPECIFIC PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
CHEM 111 General College Chemistry I 5
CHEM 112 General College Chemistry II 5
CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I 5
CHEM 222 Organic Chemistry II 5
MATH 180 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
MATH 190 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
MATH 210 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 5
PHYS 220 Engineering Physics I 5
PHYS 221 Engineering Physics II 5
Special Program Electives 4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED 65
Last Modified: 1/8/14