About The Program

The curriculum is designed for individuals who are interested in a professional or scientific program and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree with a major in one of the following fields: agriculture, biology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, forestry, geology, oceanography, pharmacy, physics, physical therapy, pre-medicine, science education, or mathematics.

Program Degrees and Certificates

Program Details

Within the degree, students take courses that meet general education requirements at many universities. Their math and science courses focus on analytical and data driven analyses. Hands on lab-experiences are integral to the program. Students will learn basic lab procedures and skills that will ensure they are well prepared to thrive in upper-level science courses post transfer.

  • Transfer Opportunities

    In order to learn more about possible transfer opportunities associated with this program of study please visit here. Students interested in transferring should contact an advisor or counselor to further discuss their plans.

  • Credit for Prior Learning

    Credit for prior learning (CPL) generally refers to the process of granting college credit for learning gained in nontraditional ways, including but not limited to: certifications, AP or IB exams, military training, or life experience. For a list of CPL-eligible courses, see the Credit for Prior Learning Manual.

  • Career Prospects

    The AS in Science leads to the BA or BS in Science. Many students major in these disciplines to be scientists, educators, or health professionals such as doctors, pharmacists, or dentists.

Career Coach


Alexandria Campus
Michelle Gaston

Annandale Campus
Todd Tupper 

Loudoun Campus
Mitra Jahangeri

Manassas Campus
Xin Zhou

Woodbridge Campus
Vasanthi Krishnan