Dec 02, 2022  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science

(in effect Fall 2018)

Candidates for this degree must:

  1. Complete between 60 and 64 semester hours of academic credit.
  2. Attain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  3. Select a major or program that will be recognized on the student’s official transcript.
  4. Complete the following minimum requirements:

Communications 9 credits

Courses must include Composition I, Composition II, and one Speech course, either Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communications.

Humanities and Social Sciences 9 credits

Courses must be selected from Art, Cultural Studies, Film and Theatre, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, General Music, Philosophy, Religion, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Science and Mathematics 20 credits

Courses must include a minimum of four credit hours of laboratory science and a minimum of three credit hours of mathematics.
Courses must be selected from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, and Physics; all mathematics courses must be selected from MAT 121 -MAT 227 .

Distributed Requirement 3 credits

Course must be selected from Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Mathematics.

General Electives 19-23 credits

Courses may include up to 16 semester hours of career/technical courses.

Diversity Requirement 3 credits

*The Diversity Requirement does not increase the number of credits required for graduation; the course taken to fulfill the diversity requirement will also fulfill requirements in Humanities and Social Sciences, Distributed Requirement or General Electives.

Course must be selected from the following:

Additional Recommendations

Students are encouraged to check with the transfer institution when selecting courses to ensure as seamless a transition to a four-year institution as possible.