2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science Option, Mathematics/Science, A.S.

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Students wishing a concentration in science combined with liberal studies needed for transfer to four-year colleges or special professional institutions may choose this option. This option may fulfill the needs of students planning to major in Marine Science, Geology, or Environmental Science at a four-year college. The flexibility offered by this option allows for differences in entrance and transferability requirements of these schools. To maximize transfer credits, students must be guided by the transfer institution’s requirements and work closely with their counselor in order to select courses wisely.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Employ the scientific method of inquiry to gather and use information for the express purposes of critical thinking, information analysis and problem solving
  • Identify and interpret basic scientific concepts
  • Use appropriate technology


General Education - 30-32 credits

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog and as identified below:

The following General Education courses are required:

Career Studies - 4 credits as follows:

A grade of “C” or higher is required in all career studies courses.

Career Studies - 21-25 credits from among the following.

The selected courses must include at least one two-semester sequence of courses chosen from BIOL 101/102, BIOL 111/112, CHEM 101/102, MATH 171/172, PHYS 111/112, PHYS 121/122. (TheScience and Health Science Division may approve another sequence based on the requirements of the transfer institution.) It is suggested that the student complete both courses in any two-semester sequence begun. Consult with your counselor.

A grade of “C” or higher is required in all career studies courses.

Electives 0-5 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only

*** Offered Summer Term only

Program Code for registration: MTHSC

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Suggested Sequence - Mathematics/Science Program A.S. Degree; Science Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 14-15

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total credits: 14-15

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 12-16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 14-19

Sequence Notes:

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Transfer Information

For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Degree Audit Information

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