Associate Degree in Science

Associate Degree in Science

The Associate Degree in Science is designed primarily to provide for the basic educational needs of students who want to pursue professional programs in various scientific or medical fields. The program provides a fundamental group of science courses of value to those who seek positions in government or industry where such knowledge is necessary or desirable. The program offers sufficient flexibility to meet diverse academic and career goals.

Graduates of the of the program may qualify for admission to the baccalaureate degrees in science. Students planning on continuing in baccalaureate degrees are encouraged to work closely with their advisers.

What is Science?

Science is the study of scientific theory and practice with a strong foundation in the basic sciences (biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics).

You might like this program if ...

  • You want to pursue a profession in various scientific and medical fields.
  • You seek positions in government or industry where such fundamental science knowledge is necessary or desirable.
  • You want to pursue a more advanced degree in science

Learn more about the program including course requirements on the University Bulletins site.