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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 — 

Global Studies**

0-3

 

One course that satisfies 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 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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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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