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Natural Science (AS) Associate of Science

Purpose Statement

This is a foundation for most four-year science degree or premedical curricula. This is a recommended curriculum only. Some courses may be taken in different order and students do not have to complete the degree in four semesters.

Program of Study
Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus Math 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
COMMUNICATION Communication * 3
HIST American History * 3
Total Hours: 16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
HIST American History * 3
Elective Creative Arts * 3
Total Hours: 16
Third Semester
GOVT 2306 Literature * 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
Elective Social and Behavioral Sciences * 3
Elective Component Area Option * 3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture * 3
Total Hours: 16
Fourth Semester
SCIENCE/MATH Life and Physical Sciences * OR Mathematics * 4
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
Total Hours: 12
Grand Total: 60

*Core Curriculum Options 

**Students must check with the institution they are planning to transfer to for advice on which Math works best for their major.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog