Major in Science
Specialization in Biotechnology or Horticulture
Purpose: The associate of science in physical and natural sciences degree is designed for persons who are interested in a pre-professional or scientific program and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree.
Admission Requirements: Placement testing; SAT or ACT or AP scores to demonstrate readiness for college-level courses.
Program Requirements: The major emphasis in this curriculum is on mathematics, the biological sciences and the physical sciences. However, the curriculum also includes electives in humanities and social sciences so that the student can select the appropriate courses for his or her pre-professional or scientific program as required in the first two years of the prospective four-year college or university degree. Students must become knowledgeable about the requirements of the major departments in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also consult with their faculty advisor. Upon satisfactory completion of the four-semester program, the graduate will be awarded the associate in science degree in physical and natural sciences with a major in science.
For more information, contact:
Kathy Hudson, Dean
Division of Health and Life Sciences