General Science

AA&S Degree – Concentration in General Science

This curriculum is designed for students interested in a liberal education with a special interest in the field of science. The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

**HUM 110, Graduation Portfolio Development, is a required course for all students in this program. This program is part of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster.

General Science: 64 Credit Hours
First Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG101 Composition I 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Mathematics* 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
Choose one of the following courses (102/103 or 105/106): 4
BIO102 General Botany OR (4)
BIO105 Principles of Biology (4)
Second Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM103 Speech Communication 3
CHE106 General Organic, Bio Chemistry 4
  Mathematics* 3
ENG102 Composition II 3
Choose one of the following courses (102/103 or 105/106): 4
BIO103 General Zoology OR (4)
BIO106 Principles of Biology II (4)
Third Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
PSC100 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 4
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Electives ** 6
Fourth Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
HUM110 Degree Portfolio Development 1
  Health Science 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Electives ** 5
*One math course must be MAT 132.
**Suggested course electives:  PSC 102, BIO 206, BIO 140, BIO 145.
Option two shown for Math and Science -- Complete two college-level math courses, one of which must have IAI approval, and two science courses, one a life and the other a physical science course, both must have IAI approval, one must be a lab course.

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For information about the Concentration in General Science, call an advisor at (309) 647-4645.