Aug 22, 2019
Associate of Science (A.S.) in Science
General Education - 37-39 Credits
General Education Requirements:
Biological and Physical Sciences - 7-8 Credits
(from 2 different disciplines or 2-course sequence, 1 with a lab)
Choose from this list:
Mathematics - 4 Credits
Choose from this list:
General Education Electives:
(Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education courses . One of the General Educational courses must be a Diversity course.)
- Arts and Humanities 3 Credits.
- Social and Behavioral Sciences (from 2 different disciplines) 6 Credits.
- Wellness and Health 3 Credits.
- Information Technology 3 Credits.
- Global, Historical and Cultural Perspectives 2 Credits.
Electives - 24-31 Credits
Other Electives* - 8-15 Credits.
Total Credits Required for Degree: 61-70**
*See recommended electives for your intended major. Students should meet with the discipline coordinator to plan and select appropriate electives.
**A new college orientation requirement, completion of the one-credit ACDV 101 course, Transitioning to College, went into effect spring 2010. If you are a credit student who is new to college (meaning you have not successfully completed college coursework at another institution(s)), you are required to take ACDV 101 during your first semester at CCBC, possibly increasing the minimum number of credits required for the degree to 62 credits. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) in order for this requirement to be waived.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
- recognize characteristics of lifelong learning: independent thinking, self-discipline, and ethical behavior;
- demonstrate the technological skills needed to advance academic pursuits at a senior institution;
- apply a set of analytical and problem-solving skills to real-world situations;
- demonstrate interpersonal skills that reflect an understanding of diversity and the need for teamwork; and
- communicate information to a variety of audiences using appropriate written, spoken, and/or visual methods.
The A.S. degree program recognizes mastery in mathematics and/or science and is intended for transfer to Bachelor of Science programs at four-year institutions.