Associate of Science Degree

General Education/NM Common Core
Area I: English & Communication (10 credits)10
Rhetoric and Composition4
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication
Area II: Mathematics (3 - 4 credits)3-4
College Algebra 13
Trigonometry and Precalculus
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (16 credits)16
General Chemistry I4
12 additional credit Lab Science (8 credits must be G courses)
Concentrations 2
Areas IV Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)9
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Any two additional Social/Behavioral Sciences 100-200 courses listed in the NM Common Core list.
Area V: Humanities/Fine Arts (6 credits)6
Any two Humanities/Fine Arts 100-200 G courses listed in the NM Common Core list.
Electives:16
Mathematics (Area II), Lab Science (Area III), or Engineering Electives to bring total to 60 credits 3
Total Credits60-61
1

Students who place above MATH 121G College Algebra must take an additional 3 credits of higher-level MATH or science electives.

2

 See Concentration tab for recommended electives.

3

 Work with an advisor to select appropriate courses to support the chosen bachelor degree.

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 111G General Chemistry I 4
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
Lab Science G course (see Concentration tab for recommendations) 4
MATH 121G
College Algebra
or Trigonometry and Precalculus
or Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
3-4
 Credits15-16
Spring
COMM 253G
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
3
Elective (See Concentration tab for recommendations) 4
Social/Behavioral Science G course 3
Laboratory Science (See Concentration tab for recommendations) 4
 Credits14
Second Year
Fall
Elective (See Concentration tab for recommendations) 4
ENGL 218G
Technical and Scientific Communication
or Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
3
ECON 251G Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Humanities/Fine Arts G course 3
Laboratory Science (see Concentration tab for recommendations) 4
 Credits17
Spring
Elective (See Concentratoin tab for recommendations) 4
Elective (See Concentration tab for recommendations) 4
Social/Behavioral Science G course 3
Humanities/Fine Arts G Course 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits60-61

LAB SCIENCE REQUIREMENT RECOMMENDATIONS:  It is strongly recommended to choose a concentration. Please note:  some classes are only offered in a particular semester and may have pre-requisites.

Biology Concentration

BIOL 111G Natural History of Life & BIOL 111G Natural History of LifeL (4 cr.)

BIOL 211G Cellular and Organismal Biology & BIOL 211G Cellular and Organismal BiologyL (4 cr.)

CHEM 111G General Chemistry I (4 cr.)

CHEM 112G General Chemistry II (4 cr.)

Natural Resources Concentration

E S 110G Introductory Environmental Science (4 cr.)

BIOL 111G Natural History of Life & BIOL 111GL Natural History of Life Laboratory (4 cr.)

CHEM 111G General Chemistry I (4 cr.)

CHEM 112G General Chemistry II (4 cr.)

Physical Science Concentration

CHEM 111G General Chemistry I (4 cr.)

CHEM 112G General Chemistry II (4 cr.)

PHYS 211G General Physics I & PHYS 211GL General Physics I Laboratory (4 cr.)

PHYS 212G General Physics II & PHYS 212GL General Physics II Laboratory (4 cr.)

Elective Recommendations:  Mathematics (Area II), Lab Science (Area III), or Engineering Electives to bring total to 60 credits. Electives with a science focus are strongly recommended.

Biology Concentration

PHYS 211G General Physics I & PHYS 211GL General Physics I Laboratory (4 cr.)

PHYS 212G General Physics II & PHYS 212GL General Physics II Laboratory (4 cr.)

MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (4 cr.)

MATH 192G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (4 cr.)

Natural Resources Concentration

BIOL 211G Cellular and Organismal Biology & BIOL 211GL Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory (4 cr.)

CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry (4 cr.)

GEOL 111G Introductory to Geology (4 cr.)

MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (4 cr.)

MATH 192G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (4 cr.)

PHYS 215G Engineering Physics I & PHYS 215G Engineering Physics IL (4 cr.)

GEOL 295 Environmental Geology (3 cr.)

Physical Science Concentration

MATH 190G Trigonometry and Precalculus (4 cr.)

MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (4 cr.)

MATH 192G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (4 cr.)

BIOL 111G Natural History of Life & BIOL 111GL Natural History of Life Laboratory (4 cr.)

BIOL 211G Cellular and Organismal Biology & BIOL 211GL Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory (4 cr.)

GEOL 111G Introductory to Geology (4 cr.)

E E 161 Computer Aided Problem Solving (4 cr.)