Multiple Sciences - Associate of Science Degree
The Multiple Sciences Associate of Science Degree emphasizes the role of science, scientific inquiry and technology in our world. Students will apply a problem-solving strategy such as the scientific method or other systematic process of inquiry and recognize the contributions of science and technology in our world. This degree is multidisciplinary, giving students the knowledge and experience in both the physical and biological sciences.
A minimum of six (6) six units must be taken from two of the following three groups:
Additional units must be selected from any of the above options to total a minimum of 18 units of major prep coursework.
Total Credit Hours: 18.00
Students planning to transfer to a four-year university are cautioned that this degree may not meet all of the lower division requirements for transfer into a particular major; however, through careful educational planning with a counselor; this degree would offer a solid foundation in the transfer process. Students should consult with a counselor for specific information regarding their intended major at the university of their choice.
A student receiving a degree in this field will be able to:
- Demonstrate the processes and skills associated with biological science research, including an integrated working knowledge of instrumentation and biological processes.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills through analysis of experimental data then drawing conclusions and making predictions based on evidence.
- Demonstrate general knowledge of the scientific concepts as appropriate for courses in physics.
- Utilize critical thinking skills to interpret, apply and/or evaluate an Earth Science topic, such as the concept of scale.
- Collect, analyze and interpret information and clearly articulate the results through their writing, speech or other acceptable style of presentation.