Associate of Science Degree
Offered through AL, AN, ELI, LO, MA, WO
Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree. This curriculum is designed to prepare students to major in one of the following fields: mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, operations research, applied mathematics or computer science.
Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of the transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the
Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent as a minimum: 4 units of English, 4 units of college preparatory mathematics, 1 unit of laboratory science, and 1 unit of social science.
Twenty of these credits must be taken in MTH courses for transfer to a four-year institution with a major in science.
1 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral science courses under General Education Electives. HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112 are recommended.
2 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as fulfilled, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the academic dean responsible for the student's curriculum. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.
3 See social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Students should base selection on requirements of the transfer institution.
4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
5 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to requirements of the transfer institution.
6 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.
7 Math electives should be chosen carefully from 200-level courses and after investigation of the transfer institution. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.
8 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121-122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.