2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Associate of Science, AS


CODE: AS     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


SCHOOL: School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics


DESCRIPTION

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


ACADEMIC MAPS AND TRANSFER OPTIONS

Explore the link below for transfer pathways to various institutions. 

Academic Maps: Associate of Science   


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate Scientific Methods and relate theory, experiment, data analysis, and general knowledge.
  2. Analyze data and perform dimensional and graphical analysis of collected data.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 32


300-level and above courses cannot be used to satisfy GE requirements.
Courses with a B suffix (i.e. 100B) cannot be used to satisfy general education or degree requirements for Associate of Arts, Associate of Business, and Associate of Science degrees. B suffix courses may not be transferable within NSHE.

Mathematics (3-4 Credits)


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

Natural Science (7 Credits)


Seven credits of coursework to include at least one laboratory experience. 

Please see an academic counselor/advisor for appropriate course selection.  Course options are listed for flexibility of transfer and are not specific to a four-year degree program.  For example, HHP courses listed are for some Health Science majors.

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Social Science (3 Credits)


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.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 28


 

Core Requirements (18 Credits)


Students MUST take one science designated prefix with a lab. Students cannot repeat courses used to fulfill another area of the degree. See an academic advisor or counselor for appropriate course selection. HHP courses are recommended for health science transfer students only. 

Electives (10 Credits)


Please see a counselor or advisor for course selection or the academic map for which institution you are transferring to. All courses must be 100-level or higher.