2022-2023 Catalog

Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)

This program is for students who plan to major in a science-related discipline such as biology, chemistry, computer science, dentistry, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, medical technology, nursing, pharmacology, occupational and physical therapy, physics and veterinary medicine.

Summary of Credit Hours Required

A. General Education Core Curriculum: 32 credit hours
    1. Communication (9)
    2. Mathematics (3)
    3. Physical and Life Sciences (8)
    4. Humanities and Fine Arts (6)
    5. Social/Behavioral Sciences (6)

Note: The General Education courses required are approved by the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI); however, the structure of the A.S. does not meet the minimum IAI General Education Core Requirements. Students will need to complete the general education requirements of the school to which they transfer.

B. Additional Degree Requirements: 6 credit hours

C. Baccalaureate Major/Minor and Elective Courses: 24 credit hours

Total A.S. Degree: 62 credit hours