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Associate in Science (A.S.)

Associate in Science (A.S.)*
60 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0650 for Science or Mathematics

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101 and EGL 102

6

 

SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

9

 

Two courses from MAT 131, MAT 250, MAT 251, MAT 252

 

Area C — 

Science

7

 

One science course from the Life Sciences and one science course from the Physical Sciences; at least one of these courses must be a lab course

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

9

 

Three courses from at least two different social or behavioral science disciplines

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

9

 

Three courses from the Humanities/Fine Arts; at least one course must be from Humanities and one course must be from Fine Arts

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies**

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 

Total General Education Requirements:

43

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

CSC 170 and CSC 171; or

3

CSC 170 and CSC 172; or

 

CSC 170 and CSC 173; or

 

CSC 155; or

 

CSC 156

 


Courses to total a minimum of 14 semester credit hours from these disciplines:


14

Biology (BIO)

 

Chemistry (CHM)

 

Computer Science (CSC)

 

Earth Science (EAS)

 

Engineering (ENG)

 

Mathematics (MAT) (except MAT 110, 114, 116)

 

Physics (PHY)

 


Total Major Requirements:


17


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Science Degree:

60

 

 

*May be completed entirely online.

**Students may take a Contemporary Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

See Division of Science and Health Careers page.See Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics department pages)

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September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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