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. This program is part of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster.

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.

General Science: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
Please choose one course sequence (BIO 102/103 or BIO 105/106): 4
BIO102 General Botany OR (4)
BIO105 Principles of Biology (4)
ENG101 Composition I 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Mathematics* 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
    16
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
Choose one: 4
BIO103 General Zoology OR (4)
BIO106 Principles of Biology II (4)
COM103 Speech Communication 3
CHE106 General Organic, Bio Chemistry 4
  Mathematics* 3
ENG102 Composition II 3
    17
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
PSC100 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 4
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Electives ** 6
    16
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
  Health Science 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Electives ** 6
    15
*One math course must be MAT 132.
**Suggested course electives:  PSC 102, BIO 206, BIO 140, BIO 145.
Option one shown for Math and Science -- Complete one IAI approved math course, and three science courses with at least one being a lab course. One of the three science courses must be a physical science and one a life science course.
 

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