Note: Special advising is required for this degree. Please see your advisor for course specific information. This degree is for students who are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology, or chemistry at a four-year institution.
This degree is appropriate for a student who has a strong commitment to majoring in one of the sciences and who is ready to enter MATH& 151: Calculus I and ENGL& 101. Completion of this degree will prepare the transfer student for upper division study in the sciences; however, it does not guarantee admission to the major. Course sequences should be completed at one institution. For example, the physics sequence or chemistry sequence should be completed at one school.
Advising is a critical element for students pursuing the associate in science - transfer degree in order to determine exactly which courses are included in each of the categories. Students are responsible for checking specific requirements of the four-year institution. Students interested in pursuing this degree should contact the Admissions Office directly for referral to associate in science - transfer degree advisors.
Grade must be 2.00 or above. No Pass/Fail/S grade. (Exception: AP, CLEP, DANTES, and IB scores overall.
Please consult advisor for appropriate course selection. No more than three PE activity credits apply toward this degree.
Total Credits 90
* A minimum of ninety (90) credits and an overall college-level 2.00 GPA is required for this degree. A minimum of 30 credits must be earned at YVC. Students may graduate under the catalog in force at the time of entry for a period of not more than 5 years, if continuously enrolled.
**Students completing the Associate in Science degree will receive the same priority consideration for admission to the baccalaureate institution as those completing the DTA Associate degree. Students will need to complete the general education requirements at the baccalaureate institution.
Areas of Interest:
Students can focus on the following disciplines while pursuing an associate in science - transfer track 1 degree: