Transfer Programs

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: 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.

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 Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
CSC 155 or ITE 115 Computer Concepts & Applications or Intro. to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
BIO 1011
1

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

General Biology I 3 3 4
SDV 1002
2

Courses that will satisfy Requirements:  SDV 100SDV 101SDV 104SDV 108SDV 110 

College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective8
8

Transfer Math I:  MTH 161, MTH 167, MTH 245, MTH 246, MTH 261, MTH 262, MTH 263, MTH 264, MTH 265, MTH 266, MTH 267 

Elective Math 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
Elective9
9

Transfer Math II:  MTH 245, MTH 246, MTH 261, MTH 262, MTH 263, MTH 264, MTH 265, MTH 266, MTH 267 

Elective Math 3 0 3
BIO 1021 General Biology II 3 3 4
SOC 2005
5

Social Science Electives:  ECO 201, ECO 202, GEO 200, GEO 210, HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 121, HIS 122, PLS 211, PLS 212, PSY 200, PSY 215, PSY 216, PSY 230, PSY 235, SOC 200, SOC 215, SOC 250 

Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
Elective4
4

Humanities Electives:  ART 101, CST 151, HUM 100, HUM 260, MUS 121, PHI 101, PHI 220, REL 200, REL 210, REL 230  

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Second Year

Third Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CST 1106
6

Courses that will satisfy Requirements:  CST 100CST 110

Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
Elective10
10

Literature Courses that will satisfy Requirements:   ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 244 

Literature 3 0 3
Elective3
3

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

History 3 0 3
Elective11
11

Stem I & II Courses that will satisfy Requirements:  AGR 141, AGR 233, BIO 141, BIO 142, BIO 150, BIO 285, CHM 260, CSC 200, CSC 201. CSC 202, EGR 125, 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 

S.T.E.M. I 3 0 3
CHM 1114
4

Humanities Electives:  ART 101, CST 151, HUM 100, HUM 260, MUS 121, PHI 101, PHI 220, REL 200, REL 210, REL 230

College Chemistry I 3 3 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective11 S.T.E.M. II 3 0 3
Elective12
12

Health or PED Electives:  HLT 116, PED 107, PED 109, PED 111, PED 147 

*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.

Health or Physical Education 2 0 2
Elective7
7

Courses that will satisfy Requirements:  NAS 150BIO 285CHM 260 

Science without Lab (BIO 285, CHM 260, NAS 150) 3 0 3
PSY 2001
1

Social Science Electives:  ECO 201, PSY 200, PSY 230, SOC 200, SOC 215

Principles of Psychology 3
CHM 1121 College Chemistry II 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 8 0 15
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