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Transfer Programs
Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences with a major in Science
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose: 

With the emphasis on scientific discoveries and technological developments in todays 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

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Science program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

Other Information: 

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 WCC Catalog 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.

Course Sequence: 

 

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
First Semester
ENG 111 College Composition 3 0 3
MTH 1631 Pre-Calculus I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14
Second Semester
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
MTH 2711 Applied Calculus I 3 0 3
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Third Semester
CST 110 Intro. to Communication 3 0 3
Elective4 Literature 3 0 3
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective5 History 3 0 3
Elective Transferable Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Fourth Semester
Elective4 Literature 3 0 3
HLT/PED6 Health or Physical Education 2 0 2
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective5 History 3 0 3
Elecective7 Humanities 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 3 15
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 61

1Students may substitute a higher level math. Courses may be chosen from the Math General Electives.
2Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.
3Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives
4Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.
5Six credits of transfer History electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101, 102121, 122.
6Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.
7Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.

Notes: 

Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

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