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Arts and Sciences: Applied Science and Technology, AA


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No. of Credits: 60 (this number can vary depending on chosen electives)
Contacts: A. Ronaldi, Chair, Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Division

This associate of arts transfer option** is designed for part- and full-time students with academic and/or professional interest in areas of applied science and technology. The option is designed to provide maximum flexibility for students planning to transfer to specific baccalaureate degree programs. Students are advised to consult an academic advisor and the college offering the program of their choice to ensure that courses selected are applicable for transfer. Information on part-time employment through cooperative education may be obtained from the Advisement and Career Services Department.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

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Career Opportunities:

science technician, premedical, predental, operations research, pharmacy, physical therapy, optometry

Transfer Options:

The flexibility of the Associate of Arts degree in Applied Science and Technology allows students to transfer to a university to earn a bachelor’s degree in a variety of fields.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will

  1. Given a scenario, problem, or project , apply the necessary aspects to address the scenario leading to a reasonable solution
  2. Analyze and interpret the results of solutions to problems
  3. Compose oral and/or written arguments demonstrating and defending the results of solved problems
  4. Determine the test(s) required and specialized equipment needed to solve a problem in a lab setting
  5. Collect and describe data accurately using appropriate mathematical methods

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Biological/Physical Sciences (4 credits)


Students must complete one grouping of 8 credits (combination lectures/labs) from the groups listed below.  The first 4 credits taken in this semester, combined with a second 4 credit lecture/lab combination taken in the second semester fulfills the 8 credit requirement of the program.

 GROUPS:

Botany & Zoology:  BIO 1010  BIO 1010L  BIO 1020  BIO 1020L 

Zoology & Anatomy/Physiology:  BIO 1020  BIO 1020L  BIO 2070  BIO 2070L 

Anatomy/Physiology I & II:  BIO 2070  BIO 2070L  BIO 2080  BIO 2080L 

General Chemistry:  CHE 1200  CHE 1200L  CHE 1210  CHE 1210L 

Fundamentals of Physics I & II:  PHY 1010  PHY 1010L  PHY 1020  PHY 1020L 

General Engineering Physics I & II:  PHY 1210  PHY 1210L  PHY 2200  PHY 2200L 

Botany & Geology:  BIO 1010  BIO 1010L  GEO 1010  GEO 1010L 

Zoology & Geology:  BIO 1020  BIO 1020L  GEO 1010  GEO 1010L 

Anatomy/Physiology I & Geology:  BIO 2070  BIO 2070L  GEO 1010  GEO 1010L 

Anatomy/Physiology II & Geology:  BIO 2080  BIO 2080L  GEO 1010  GEO 1010L 

General Engineering Physics II and III:  PHY 2200  PHY 2200L  PHY 2210  PHY 2210L 

Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Mathematics (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Mathematics course listing above

Biological/Physical Sciences (4 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Biological/Physical Sciences course listing above

Arts (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Applied science/technology (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Applied science/technology course listing above

Third Semester


Communication (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Gen Ed  Listing
    • except COM-1020

Humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Applied science/technology (6 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Applied science/technology course listing above

Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Fourth Semester


Interdisciplinary/emerging issues (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Applied science/technology (7 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Applied science/technology course listing above

Notes:


***The two “social/behavioral sciences” courses required for this degree must be from two different disciplines.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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