Associate in Science

  • Associate in Science (AS): Degree
  • 60-61 semester hours: 4 semesters
  • Admission Cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: Open

Career Description

This program is designed to offer students an opportunity to take the first two years of a four-year college or university program in mathematics or the physical or life sciences.

Careers Available

Designed for transfer, not immediate employment. Two-year preparation for the following four-year degrees: Biology and Biology Education, Chemistry and Chemistry Education, Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education.

Entry-Level Salary

  • Not applicable

Course of Study

The course work includes composition and literature, humanities, mathematics, natural and social sciences, computer applications, and physical education. ACA 122 College Transfer Success is required. Additional emphasis is placed on mathematics and physical and life sciences.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Completion of or placement above DRE 098 and DMA 080, high-school chemistry & physics, mathematics beyond algebra II, foreign language, and computer skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Strong communication skills, critical-thinking skills, aptitude for learning languages, vocabulary skills, aptitude for higher mathematics and college-level science, strong study skills, commitment to a four-year program of study.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Associate in Science or Four-Year Transfer Program in general, contact the Student Success Center at 336.734.7156.