2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 02, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Associate of Science (AS)


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This degree is intended for students who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate program into majors requiring rigorous mathematics and mathematics-based science requirements, such as mathematics, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and other sciences. It provides a foundation of general education, along with courses chosen to help fulfill lower-division baccalaureate requirements.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. communicate to increase knowledge, foster understanding or promote change in others.
  2. critically evaluate issues, ideas, artifacts or events.
  3. distinguish appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural and societal contexts.
  4. display effective personal accountability skills, including work ethic, time management and teamwork.
  5. advocate for themselves or others.
  6. demonstrate competence in degree core.

General Education: 35 credits


All general education coursework must be selected from the approved AGEC list.

Mathematics (3-5)


Arts and Humanities (6)


Two courses from different disciplines.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6)


Two courses from different disciplines.

Physical and Biological Sciences (8)


Select one group from any of the following:

Options (0-6)


Any AGEC coursework from the following content areas to complete 35 credit hours:  mathematics courses above Calculus I and/or science courses from astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, geology, physical geography, physics, or zoology.               

Major Requirements: 25 credits


University majors require certain lower-division courses; these are the courses that should be taken as the degree core. Courses numbered 100 or above which transfer to Arizona state universities as equivalent, departmental elective credit, or general elective credit will be counted toward this degree. To select the most appropriate courses for your program of study, it is strongly advised that students meet with an academic advisor to discuss degree requirements at their intended university and consult the CCC Pathways for guidance.

Total Degree Credit Hours: 60


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