Associate of Science Degree

A student may elect to follow any of the published guides or may earn an Associate of Science Degree (AS) by meeting the universal requirements. A minimum of 62 semester credit hours is required for the Associate of Science degree including the 39-40 semester credit hours to complete the State Transfer Module. Choices of courses will require careful academic planning and advice. Students should seek assistance from a counselor or advisor before registering for courses. Students completing the AS degree may transfer with junior standing to the four-year college or university of their choice.

Associate of Science Curriculum Guide

The Associate of Science Degree is intended for the student who wishes to pursue a bachelor’s degree by completing the first two years at LCCC in program fields such as:

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Engineering
  • Pre-professional Medical (dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, physical/occupational therapy, optometry, veterinary medicine)

For the Associate of Science Degree, a student must have three semester hours in mathematics and six semester hours must be in science of which one course must be a lab science course. Two year-long sequences selected from specific science and mathematics courses must be taken.

Minimum State Transfer Module Requirements

Learning Outcome Associate of Science Degree Semester Credit Hours
General Education/Transfer Module 1 credit
Communications (Learning Outcome No. 1) Minimum 6 credits*
Social Science (Learning Outcome No. 2) Minimum 6 credits*
Arts and Humanities (Learning Outcome No. 3) Minimum 6 credits*
Mathematics and Science (Learning Outcome No. 4) Minimum 9 credits*

Additional courses to complete the 39-40 credit hours needed for the State Transfer Module may be selected from Science and Mathematics courses included in the State Transfer Module.