Aug 25, 2019
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 degree.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Summarize and explain biological diversity and similarity of organizational levels ranging from molecules to communities.
Integrate knowledge of biology, biological methods and contextual issues, and be able to articulate these in verbal and written form.
Incorporate knowledge of scientific methods and the relationships among theory, experiments and analyses and apply these to a problem or issue in biology.
Demonstrate knowledge of basic laboratory safety procedures and experimentation skills.
General Education Requirements (32 Credits)
Mathematics (4 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course must be completed before reaching 30 total college level credits.
English Composition (6-8 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course must be completed before reaching 30 total college level credits.
Must complete with a grade of C- or better.
Literature (3 Credits)
Recommended: ENG 223
Humanities (6 Credits)
- COM 101 - Oral Communication
and one course from the following
- ANTH 105 - Introduction to World Archaeology
- or ANTH 204 - Art in Cross-Cultural Perspective
- or ANTH 206 - African Culture Through Oral History and Storytelling
- or ANTH 211 - Introduction to the Archaeology of North America
- or ANTH 216 - Cultures Through Film
- or ANTH 217 - Drums, Culture, and New World Rhythmatism
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
- or any HIST prefix course
- or PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy
- or PHIL 119 - Introduction to the Old Testament
- or PHIL 129 - Introduction to the New Testament
- or PHIL 201 - Philosophy Goes to the Movies
- or PHIL 202 - Introduction to Philosophy of the Arts
- or PHIL 203 - Survey of Existentialism
- or PSY 270 - Understanding Psychology Through Film
- or any World Languages 111 or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI,
FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
Social Science (6 Credits)
Two of the following. Course selections must be from two different disciplines
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Recommended: HIST 100 or PSC101
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 (28 Credits)
Core Requirements (24 Credits)