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The Associate in Science (AS) degree is designed for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in areas of study or professional programs that require strong mathematics and science backgrounds. Upon transfer, students who earn the Associate in Science degree generally major in fields such as biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics.
Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be able to:
- Apply strategies to acquire new information (concepts and perspectives) in a variety of academic disciplines
- Analyze academic, workplace, and societal issues presented in a variety of academic disciplines using discipline-specific concepts and underlying perspectives
- Use critical thinking (reason and creativity in problem-solving and decision-making) in a variety of academic disciplines
- Demonstrate use of technology appropriate to a variety of academic disciplines