AS Degree Programs in Natural Sciences or Mathematics

(Aircraft Operations, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics)

Curriculum Requirements
Program: Natural Sciences and Mathematics – General Curriculum
Degree: Associate in Science
Code: AS.NSM.GEN
Area of Study Credits Course Description
Communication 9 WRT-101 English Composition I (3 cr.)
WRT201 English Composition II (3 cr.)
COM100 Speech Communication (3 cr.) or COM102 Public Speaking (3 cr.)
Humanities 6 Two general education courses (6 cr.) to be selected from the following fields, with no more than one course (3 cr.) in any one field:
Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN])
History HIS)
Literature (LIT)
Philosophy and Religion (PHR)
World Languages and Cultures (LAN)
Social Sciences 3 One general education course (3 cr.) to be selected from the following fields:
Economics (ECO)
Geography (GEO)
Political Science (POL)
Psychology (PSY)
Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT)
Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Technology 12* One or two 4-cr. general education courses (4-8 cr.) in Mathematics (MAT), Computer Science (CIS), or Information Technology (INF), one of which must be in Mathematics (MAT).

One or two 4-cr. general education courses (4-8 cr.) to be selected from the following fields:
Biology (BIO)
Chemistry (CHM)
Physics (PHY)
Total GE Credits: 30
Restricted Program Requirements 22-24
Program Support Requirements 9 Two general education courses (6 cr.) to be selected from the following fields, with no more than one course (3 cr.) in any one field:
Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN])
History (HIS)
Literature (LIT)
Philosophy and Religion (PHR)
World Languages and Cultures (LAN)

One general education course (3 cr.) to be selected from the following fields:
Economics (ECO)
Geography (GEO)
Political Science (POL)
Psychology (PSY)
Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT)
Free Electives 3 Programs can make recommendations in footnotes.
Total Credits 64-66

*If a student takes 8 General Education Foundation credits in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Technology, then s/he must take 4 General Education Foundation credits in Natural Sciences; and if s/he takes 8 General Education Foundation credits in Natural Sciences, then s/he must take 4 General Education Foundation credits in Mathematics. Combination of Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, and Natural Sciences in the Foundation = 12 credits.