Associate of Science

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The Associate of Science (AS) prepares students to enter the workforce or to go on to a science-related or health-related bachelor's degree. The AS provides an academic foundation in natural and social sciences, as well as preparation in the liberal arts through general education courses.

With the assistance of an academic advisor students may tailor the program to prepare for a particular baccalaureate major in natural, social, or clinical sciences.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an Associate of Science will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively.
  • Think creatively and critically.
  • Reason scientifically.

Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 60 credits is required for the degree.