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Natural Science (AS) Associate of Science

Purpose Statement

This is a foundation for any four-year science degree or premedical curriculum. 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. Students in TSI remediation will require a different course sequence. All interested students should see the Arts and Sciences Division director for degree plan.

Program of Study

First Semester Course Credit Hours
BIOL 1406 OR
GEOL 1403 OR
CHEM 1411
General BIOL I OR
Physical Geology OR
General Chemistry
4
ENGL 1301 Composition I
3
HIST 1301 United States History I
3
MATH 1314 College Algebra
3
Elective Communication *
3
 
Total Hours
16
Second Semester Course Credit Hours
BIOL 1407
GEOL 1404
CHEM 1412
General Biology II OR
Historical Geology OR
General Chemistry
4
ENGL 1302 Composition II
3
HIST 1302 United States History II
3
MATH 2312 OR
MATH 1342 OR
MATH 2413
Precalculus OR
Elementary Statistics OR
Calculus I
3/4
Elective Physical Education *
1,2 or 3
 
Total Hours
14/17
Third Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL Literature * 3
GOVT 2301 American Government I
3
Fine Arts Fine Arts *
3
Elective Natural Science w/Lab
4
Elective Natural Science *
3/4
 
Total Hours
16/17
Fourth Semester Course Credit Hours
GOVT 2302 American Government II 3
Elective Natural Science w/Lab *
4
Elective Natural Science/Math *
3/4
Social Science Social Science *
3
 
Total Hours
13/14
 
Grand Total
59/64

*Core Curriculum Options

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog