The Associate of Science can be adapted to help students make progress in meeting the requirements of baccalaureate degrees in disciplines such as accounting, computer science, forestry, geology, mathematics, physics, agriculture, engineering and allied health fields. Such students should consider the requirements of the particular baccalaureate degree they intend to pursue when they choose courses to meet the elective requirements of the Associate of Science degree. All Associate of Science students should consult their academic advisors for approval of all courses not specifically outlined in the curriculum presented below.
Student Learning Outcomes
The student learning outcomes for the Associate of Science are presented below:
- Graduates will be prepared to demonstrate involvement in their community after graduation.
- Graduates will be academically qualified to transfer to a four-year program.
- Graduates will continue to participate in personal and professional development activities.
- Graduates will communicate effectively in writing.
- Graduates will understand the scientific method and points of good experimental design.
- Graduates will demonstrate a basic competency in the use of computers.
Students must meet all requirements for admission to the university, as specified on our Applying for Admissions site. The Associate of Science has no separate or special admission requirements.
Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to associate degrees as specified on our Academic Requirements site .