General Science Associate of Science (AS) Natural Science Concentration
The General Science Associate of Science (AS in General Science)
The Natural Sciences Concentration is designed for students who plan to transfer to baccalaureate degree-granting institutions to major in science, engineering, or a health profession. For students not planning to transfer to a senior institution, the Natural Sciences Concentration provides foundation courses that lead to entry-level employment in one of the various health or science fields.
To receive this degree, the student must:
- have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better in all credits that are to be used towards the degree;
- earn a “C” or better in the area of concentration courses, in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102, and in courses that are prerequisites for other courses;
- take at least 12 hours at the 200 level; and
- complete the coursework listed below.
|General Education Requirements |
|English Composition ||ENGL 101 and 102 ||6 |
|Mathematics ||MATH 101 or 110, AND MATH 111 or 202 or 208 or 210 ||6 |
|Social Science || ||6 |
|Natural Science ||see note below ||9 |
|Arts || ||3 |
|Humanities || ||9 |
|Total General Education Credits ||39 |
|NOTE: Biology and chemistry courses for nonscience majors (BIOL 101, BIOL 102 CHEM 130, and CHEM 131) may be not used to satisfy the General Education Requirements. |
|Natural Sciences Concentration Concentration Elective Courses Choose 21 credits from the following: |
|Any Astronomy (ASTR) course |
Any Biology (BIOL) course except BIOL 101 and 101
Any Chemistry (CHEM) course except CHEM 101 and 102
Any Environmental Science (ENVS) course
Any Geology (GEOL) course
Any Horticulture (HORT) course
Any Mathematics (MATH) course above 200
Any Physics (PHYS) course
Any other science courses as approved by the Dean of Math, Science, and Technology
|Total Concentration Elective Credits ||21 |
The completion of a science sequence with labs is highly recommended.
Contact the Division of Math, Science, and Technology at 225. 216.8226 for more information.