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Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science, Core Curriculum, AS

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The College offers an Associate of Science, Core Curriculum. The Associate of Science, Core Curriculum degree is primarily intended to be a transfer degree leading to a STEM baccalaureate degree. The A.S. degree provides a foundation in mathematics and science designed for transfer into a prescribed area of specialization. The AS degree consists of 60 semester credit hours; generally, 43 hours of the required core curriculum coursework (Area A-E) and 17 hours of lower division requirements, related to a bachelor’s degree field of study (Area F).

Articulation agreements have been established with other system institutions, which lead to a Bachelor of Science degree. Please see a departmental advisor for specific courses in Area F.

Associate of Science, Core Curriculum, AS Program Map  

Area A - Essential Skills (9 Hrs)

Area A1: Communication Skills

Area A2: Quantitative Skills

Area C - Humanities/Fine Arts, and Ethics (6 Hrs)

Area D - Natural Sciences, Math & Technology (10 Hrs)

Area E - Social Science (12 Hrs)

Area F - Pathway to B.S. in a STEM Program (17 Hrs)

Select 17 hours from either STEM pathway requirements or 17 hours from a combination of several STEM pathway requirements. *

Total: 60 Hours

*A grade of “C” or better required

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