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 36-40 semester credit hours to complete the Ohio Transfer 36. Choices of courses will require careful academic planning and advice. Students should seek assistance from an 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.

Students seeking the Associate of Science degree must complete the appropriate General Education/Ohio Transfer 36 Requirements.

View General Education/Ohio Transfer 36 Requirements


Minimum Ohio Transfer 36 Requirements


Learning Outcome Associate of Science Degree  Semester Credit Hours
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 36-40 credit hours needed for the Ohio Transfer 36 may be selected from Science and Mathematics courses included in the Ohio Transfer 36.