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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

First Semester Course Credit Hours
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 Course Credit Hours
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 Course Credit Hours
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 Course Credit Hours
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