Students

Workforce

Community

Alumni & Giving

Faculty/Staff

PDF version
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.

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
MTH 1631
1

Students may substitute a higher level math. Courses may be chosen from the Math General Electives.

Precalculus I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective2
2

Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3
3

Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives

Social Science 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
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
MTH 2711
1

Students may substitute a higher level math. Courses may be chosen from the Math General Electives.

Applied Calculus I 3 0 3
Elective2
2

Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3
3

Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives

Social Science 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 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
Elective4
4

Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.

Literature 3 0 3
Elective2
2

Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective5
5

Six credits of transfer History electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101102121122.

History 3 0 3
Elective Transferable Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective4
4

Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.

Literature 3 0 3
HLT/PED6
6

Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.

Health or Physical Education 2 0 2
Elective2
2

Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective5
5

Six credits of transfer History electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101102121122.

History 3 0 3
Elective7
7

Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.

Humanities 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 3 15
Notes:

Side Panel