2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Nov 15, 2019  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog

Associate of Science, AS [AS, 60 Total Credits]


The Associate of Science Degree is a general transfer program for students who are planning to transfer to UNLV, UNR, NSC, GBC or another baccalaureate-level institution. A secondary objective may be employment upon completion of the AS.


  1. Student Learning Outcomes depend upon the students Special Program Requirements and the outcomes will be done through the Science Department on an individual basis.

General Education Requirements (34 Credits)

Mathematics (3-4 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English (6-8 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Literature (3 Credits)

Recommended: ENG 231 or ENG 232.

Humanities (6 Credits)

  • COM 101 - Oral Communication
  • and one course from the following:

  • ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
  • or  any HIST prefix course
  • or  any PHIL prefix course
  • or  World Languages 111 or above (courses must be in a single language; includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI).

Fine Arts (3 Credits)

Social Science (9 Credits)

Nine credits must be from three different disciplines.

Values and Diversity

All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.

Special Program Requirements (26 Credits)

Natural Science (13 Credits)

Thirteen credits from the following, one must include a lab.

Electives (13 Credits)

  • See an Academic Advisor or Counselor for course selection.