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2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Science, AS


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Award Granted Upon Completion: Associate in Science
Credits/Contacts Required: 60/63
Major code: 02/220
CIP Code: 240101

Description

The Associate in Science Degree is primarily designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. In addition to preparation for transfer, this program provides students with a strong general education background. Students should work closely with an academic advisor to select courses needed for their intended major. All students earning the Associate in Science Degree will meet the Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements listed in the catalog. ✪

Transfer Areas of Interest

  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Zoology

General Education Requirements (Min 30 Credits)


Degree Requirements (Min 30 Credits)


  • Mathematics (Minimum of 8 credits at MATH 110  level or higher including General Education Math) Credit(s): 3-5
  • Natural Science (Minimum of 16 credits including General Education) Credit(s): 6-8 *
  • Approved Electives (Minimum of 19 credits) Credit(s): 19 ***

Suggested Sequences Per Semester


First Semester


  • Credit(s): 3
  • MATH xxx - Mathematics (MATH 110  or higher) Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-5
  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 5-7 *
  • XXXX xxx - Humanities Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 **

First Semester Total - Credit(s): 14-16 | Contacts: 15-18


Second Semester


  • XXXX xxx - Communication Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3
  • MATH xxx - Mathematics Credit(s): 3-5 | Contacts: 3-5
  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 5-7 *
  • XXXX xxx - Social & Behavioral Science Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 **
  • XXXX xxx - Approved Elective Credit(s): 3-5 | Contacts: 3-5 ***

Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 16-21 | Contacts: 17-23


Third Semester


  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science Credit(s): 3-5 | Contacts: 5-7 *
  • XXXX xxx - Social & Behavioral Science Credit(s):3 | Contacts: 3 **
  • XXXX xxx - Approved Elective Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-5 ***
  • XXXX xxx - Approved Elective Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-5 ***

Third Semester Total - Credit(s): 14-18 | Contacts: 16-20


Fourth Semester


  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 5-7 *
  • XXXX xxx - Humanities Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 **
  • XXXX xxx - Approved Elective Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-5 ***
  • XXXX xxx - Approved Elective Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-5 ***

Fourth Semester Total - Credit(s): 15-18 | Contacts: 16-20


Note(s)


✪ This degree requires fulfillment of the Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education requirements. All courses used to fulfill MTA must have a grade of “C” or higher.

* Students must choose two natural sciences from two different subject areas to meet the MTA requirement, and at least one must be a lab science course. Choose from any BIOL course (excluding BIOL 090 , BIOL 225 , and BIOL 276 ), any CHEM course (excluding CHEM 090 ), CHEM 110 , or any PHYS course.
** Students must choose courses in Social & Behavioral Sciences and Humanities; each from two different subject areas to meet MTA. See advisor for details.
*** Actual courses and sequence vary with specialization. Electives courses should be selected based on the transfer institution’s requirements which are available at www.macrao.org for specific university and program requirements. Students should regularly consult their transfer institution as well as their Bay College advisor prior to scheduling classes.

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