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Natural Science (AS) Associate of Science

This is a foundation for most four-year science degree or premedical curricula. This is a recommended curriculum only. Some courses may be taken in a different order and students do not have to complete the degree in four semesters.

Program of Study
Course SubjectCourse TitleCredit Hours
First Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus Math 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
COMMUNICATION Communication * 3
HIST American History * 3
Total Hours: 16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
HIST American History * 3
Elective Creative Arts * 3
Total Hours: 16
Third Semester
GOVT 2306 Literature * 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
Elective Social and Behavioral Sciences * 3
Elective Component Area Option * 3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture * 3
Total Hours: 16
Fourth Semester
SCIENCE/MATH Life and Physical Sciences * OR Mathematics * 4
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
Total Hours: 12
Grand Total: 60

*Core Curriculum Options 

**Students must check with the institution they are planning to transfer to for advice on which Math works best for their major.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog