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2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Environmental Science Track, AA&S


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Science, AA&S


Purpose: The Science program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in a pre-professional or scientific program. It is appropriate for students who plan to major in one of the biological or physical sciences, pharmacy, agriculture, forestry, science education, pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, nursing, or one of the many allied health professions.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses.

Science Curriculum Degree Requirements:


Student Development (1cr)


History (3cr)


  • Any HIS

Social Sciences (6cr)


  • One course from ECO1, PLS, PSY2, or SOC3 and
  • One course from ECO1, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY2, SOC3

Capstone (1cr)


  • Science Capstone Presentation4

Minimum Core Credits: 23


Track


Selected Track Requirements: 37 Credits

Total Credits: 60


1ECO 120 and ECO 201-202 contain similar course content. Students should take either ECO 120 or ECO 201-202 unless they plan to take all three courses. Students may not receive credit for ECO 120 if they have already completed both ECO 120 and ECO 202. 

2PSY 200 and PSY 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take PSY 200 cannot receive credit for either PSY 201 or PSY 202. Students who take either PSY 201 or PSY 202 cannot receive credit for PSY 200. Also, students cannot receive credit for both PSY 235 and PSY 230. 

3SOC 200 and SOC 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take SOC 200 cannot receive credit for either SOC 201 or SOC 202. Students who take either SOC 201 or SOC 202 cannot receive credit for SOC 200.

4Independent study and presentation is to be completed in collaboration with a 200-level science/math course or the specific course determined by each science track, if listed.  

Environmental Science Track Requirements


Lab Science II-(8cr)


Science Elective (3-4cr)


Mathematics (7-8cr)


Transfer Electives - (9-11cr)


Minimum Track Credits: 37


Total Minimum Degree Credits: 60


Suggested Scheduling:


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