Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Associate in Science

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics/Science Concentration (EB42)

The goal of this program is to prepare science and mathematics majors to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. Students have the opportunity to explore their interests and meet their first- and second-year program requirements in mathematics, science, computer science, humanities, and social science courses. Students are advised to review the requirements of the transfer institution prior to course selection.


  • Understand the basic principles of the physical and/or natural sciences.
  • Perform a scientific experiment and interpret results.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts of differential and integral calculus.
  • Have the ability to write and document a computer program.
  • Complete the general education courses in satisfaction of the associate degree requirements.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Total Credits:

1 Students not presenting two years of a high school foreign language must take 12 credit hours of one language. Students with two years of a high school foreign language may satisfy the 12 hour requirement by taking 6 additional hours of the same language at the intermediate level and 6 hours in open electives.

2 Math elective must be chosen from the following courses: MAT* E186, MAT* E254, MAT* E256, MAT* E268, or MAT* E285.

3 Only four-credit science courses may be used to meet this requirement. MAT* E137 is required prior to CHE* E121 or CHE* E122.

4 Recommended from CSC* E106 or CSC* E205

Note: A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses.

Note: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement.

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