Science - Associate Degree

Note: Some classes are only offered in a particular semester and may have prerequisites.

A grade of C- or better is required for all courses.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication3
or ENGL 2221G Writing in the Humanities and Social Science
Oral Communication
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
or COMM 1130G Public Speaking
Area II: Mathematics
Choose one from the following:3-4
College Algebra 13
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 14
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 14
Areas III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors (Core Requirement)4
Macroeconomic Principles (Core Requirement)3
Select one additional course from Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 2
Area V: Humanities
Select one course from Area V: Humanities of the General Education list. 23
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
Select one course from Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts of the General Education list. 23
General Education Elective
Select one course from any area of the General Education list. 23-4
Core Degree Requirements
Select 12 additional credits of Laboratory Science courses, to bring the total Laboratory science requirements to 16 credits 312
This degree requires CHEM 1216G and the course will satisfy both the General Education and Core Requirements
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60
Select from Area II: Mathematics or Area III: Laboratory Science or from Engineering. 415-16
Total Credits60

Recommended Courses for Students Pursuing Biology

Prefix Title Credits
BIOL 2110G
BIOL 2110L
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology
and Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory
4
BIOL 2610G
BIOL 2610L
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
4
CHEM 1225GGeneral Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
MATH 1511GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 1521GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
PHYS 1230G
PHYS 1230L
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
4
PHYS 1240G
PHYS 1240L
Algebra-Based Physics II
and Algebra-Based Physics II Lab
4

Recommended Courses for Students Pursuing Environmental Science

Prefix Title Credits
BIOL 2110G
BIOL 2110L
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology
and Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory
4
BIOL 2610G
BIOL 2610L
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
4
CHEM 1225GGeneral Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
CHEM 2115Survey of Organic Chemistry and Laboratory4
ENVS 1110GEnvironmental Science I4
GEOL 1110GPhysical Geology4
MATH 1511GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 1521GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
PHYS 1310G
PHYS 1310L
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
4

Recommended Courses for Students Pursuing Geology

Prefix Title Credits
BIOL 2610G
BIOL 2610L
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
4
CHEM 1225GGeneral Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
GEOG 1130GHuman Geography3
GEOL 1110GPhysical Geology4
MATH 1511GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 1521GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
PHYS 1230G
PHYS 1230L
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
4
PHYS 1240G
PHYS 1240L
Algebra-Based Physics II
and Algebra-Based Physics II Lab
4

Recommended Courses for Students Pursuing Wildlife Science

Prefix Title Credits
BIOL 2110G
BIOL 2110L
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology
and Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory
4
BIOL 2310
2310L
Microbiology
and Microbiology Lab
4
BIOL 2610G
BIOL 2610L
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
4
CHEM 1225GGeneral Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
FWCE 1110GIntroduction to Natural Resources Management4
FWCE 2110Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management3
GEOL 1110GPhysical Geology4
MATH 1430GApplications of Calculus I3
or MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
PHYS 1115GSurvey of Physics with Lab4
PHYS 1230G
PHYS 1230L
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
4

A Suggested Plan of Study - Science

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
CHEM 1215G General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors 4
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
Choose one from the following: 3-4
College Algebra 1  
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 1  
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 1  
Laboratory Science Course 2 4
 Credits15
Spring
COMM 1115G
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
3
Elective Course 3 4
Laboratory Science Course 2 4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course 4 3
 Credits14
Second Year
Fall
ECON 2110G Macroeconomic Principles 3
Elective Course 3 4
ENGL 2210G
Professional & Technical Communication
or Writing in the Humanities and Social Science
3
Area V: Humanities Course 4 3
Laboratory Science Course 2 4
 Credits17
Spring
Elective Course 3 4
General Education Elective 4 3-4
Elective Course 3 3
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts Course 4 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits60