Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, AA&S


Degree: Associate of Arts and Sciences in Science

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: With the emphasis on scientific discoveries and technological developments in today’s society, there is a demand for scientists and scientifically-oriented persons in business, government, industry and the professions. The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree Program in Science is designed for persons who are interested in the pre-professional or scientific program and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in one of the following fields:

Agriculture
Biology
Chemistry
Pre-Dentistry
Education
Forestry
Geology
Mathematics
Pre-Medical
Nursing
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physics

Program Requirements: Completion of the Science program requires competency in English and MDE 60 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, qualification through Multiple Measures (GPA), or by satisfactorily completing the required MDE units or equivalent.

Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated, and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions  section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 14


Second Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Third Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Fourth Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 15


Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 61


1 Lab Science courses that satisfy Requirements:  BIO 101 , BIO 102 , CHM 111 CHM 112 , CHM 260 GOL 105 GOL 106 PHY 201 PHY 202 PHY 241 PHY 242  

2 Courses that will satisfy Requirements:  SDV 100 SDV 101   

3 History Electives:  HIS 101 , HIS 102 HIS 121 , HIS 122  

4 Humanities Electives:  ART 101 , CST 151 , HUM 201 , PHI 100 PHI 220 REL 230   

5 Social Science Electives:  ECO 201 , ECO 202 GEO 210 , GEO 220 , PLS 135 PSY 200 SOC 200  

6 Science Electives without Lab: BIO 285 , CHM 260 , NAS 150   

7Transfer Math I Electives:  MTH 161 MTH 167 ,  MTH 263  

8Transfer Math II:  MTH 245 MTH 261 MTH 263 MTH 264  

9 Literature Electives:  ENG 245 , ENG 246  

10 Stem I & II Courses that will satisfy Requirements:  AGR 141 AGR 233 BIO 141 BIO 142 BIO 150 BIO 285 CHM 260 CSC 221 , CSC 222 EGR 140 EGR 245 EGR 246 MTH 161 MTH 162 MTH 167 MTH 245 MTH 261 MTH 262 MTH 263 MTH 264 MTH 265 MTH 266 MTH 267 NAS 150  

11Health or PED Elective:  HLT 105 , HLT 106 , HLT 110 , HLT 160 , PED 107 , PED 109 , PED 111 , PED 129 , PED 147 , PED 183