Associate in Science / Online Option

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Associate in Science / Online Option

The Associate in Science is intended primarily for students planning on transferring to a senior college or university to receive a baccalaureate degree in the following areas: computer science, engineering, health and natural sciences, or mathematics.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses

YEAR 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HIST #3## American History Elective 3
MATH #3## Approved Mathematics Elective 3
MATH #3## Mathematics Elective 3
15
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3
HIST #3## American History Elective 3
XXXX #3## Creative Arts Elective 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
MATH #3## Mathematics Elective 3
15
Semester 3

YEAR 2

Semester 1
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
XXXX #3## Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
XXXX #3## Language, Philosophy, & Culture Elective 3
MATH #3## Mathematics Elective 3
XXXX #3## Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
15
Semester 2
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
XXXX #3## Component Area Option Elective 3
XXXX #3## Transferable Elective 3
XXXX #4## Life & Physical Sciences Elective with Lab 4
XXXX #2## Transferable Elective 2
15
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Core Curriculum Electives for Academic Degree Programs

Minimum SCH Required for the AA or AS Degree

Communication

6

Mathematics

3

Life & Physical Sciences

6

Language, Philosophy, & Culture

3

Creative Arts

3

American History

6

Government/Political Science

6

Social & Behavioral Sciences

3

Component Area Option

6

Total

42

 

 

Communication - 6 SCH

ENGL

1301

Composition I

3

ENGL

1302

Composition II

3

ENGL

2311

Technical & Business Writing

3

 

 

Mathematics - 3 SCH

MATH

1314

College Algebra

3

MATH

1316

Plane Trigonometry

3

MATH

1324

Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences

3

MATH

1325

Calculus for Business & Social Sciences

3

MATH

1332

Contemporary Mathematics

3

MATH

1342

Elementary Statistical Methods

3

MATH

1350

Mathematics for Teachers I

3

MATH

2318

Linear Algebra

3

MATH

2320

Differential Equations

3

MATH

2412

Pre-Calculus Math

4

MATH

2413

Calculus I

4

PHIL

2303

Introduction to Formal Logic

3

PSYC

2317

Statistical Methods in Psychology

3

 

 

Life & Physical Sciences - 6 SCH

ANTH

2301

Physical Anthropology (Lecture)

3

ASTR

1303

Stars & Galaxies (Lecture)

3

ASTR

1304

Solar System (Lecture)

3

ASTR

1403

Stars & Galaxies (Lecture & Lab)

4

ASTR

1404

Solar System (Lecture & Lab)

4

BIOL

1306

Biology for Science Majors I (Lecture)

3

BIOL

1308

Biology for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture)

3

BIOL

1309

Biology for Non-Science Majors II (Lecture)

3

BIOL

1322

Nutrition & Diet Therapy

3

BIOL

1407

Biology for Science Majors II (Lecture & Lab)

4

BIOL

2301

Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture)

3

BIOL

2302

Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture)

3

CHEM

1305

Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture)

3

CHEM

1311

General Chemistry I (Lecture)

3

CHEM

1405

Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture & Lab)

4

CHEM

1412

General Chemistry II (Lecture & Lab)

4

GEOG

1301

Physical Geography

3

GEOL

1301

Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1305

Environmental Science (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1345

Oceanography (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1347

Meteorology (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1403

Physical Geology (Lecture & Lab)

4

GEOL

1404

Historical Geology (Lecture & Lab)

4

PHYS

1305

Elementary Physics I (Lecture)

3

PHYS

1401

College Physics I (Lecture & Lab)

4

PHYS

1402

College Physics II (Lecture & Lab)

4

PHYS

2325

University Physics I (Lecture)

3

PHYS

2326

University Physics II (Lecture)

3

 

 

Language, Philosophy, & Culture - 3 SCH

ENGL

2322

British Literature I

3

ENGL

2323

British Literature II

3

ENGL

2327

American Literature I

3

ENGL

2328

American Literature II

3

ENGL

2332

World Literature I

3

ENGL

2333

World Literature II

3

ENGL

2341

Forms of Literature

3

ENGL

2351

Mexican American Literature

3

HIST

2311

Western Civilization I

3

HIST

2312

Western Civilization II

3

HIST

2321

World Civilizations I

3

HIST

2322

World Civilizations II

3

HUMA

1305

Introduction to Mexican American Studies

3

HUMA

2319

American Minority Studies

3

HUMA

2323

World Cultures

3

PHIL

1301

Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL

1304

Introduction to World Religions

3

PHIL

2306

Introduction to Ethics

3

PHIL

2307

Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy

3

PHIL

2316

Classical Philosophy

3

 

 

Creative Arts - 3 SCH

ARTS

1301

Art Appreciation

3

ARTS

1303

Art History I

3

ARTS

1304

Art History II

3

DANC

1305

World Dance

3

DANC

2303

Dance Appreciation

3

DRAM

1310

Introduction to Theater

3

DRAM

2361

History of the Theater I

3

DRAM

2366

Introduction to Cinema

3

HUMA

1301

Introduction to Humanities I

3

HUMA

1311

Mexican American Fine Arts Appreciation

3

MUSI

1306

Music Appreciation

3

MUSI

1307

Music Literature

3

 

 

American History - 6 SCH

HIST

1301

United States History I

3

HIST

1302

United States History II

3

HIST

2301

Texas History

3

HIST

2327

Mexican American History I

3

HIST

2328

Mexican American History II

3

HIST

2381

African-American History

3

 

 

Government/Political Science - 6 SCH

GOVT

2305

Federal Government

3

GOVT

2306

Texas Government

3

 

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences - 3 SCH

ANTH

2346

General Anthropology

3

ANTH

2351

Cultural Anthropology

3

ECON

1301

Introduction to Economics

3

ECON

2301

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECON

2302

Principles of Microeconomics

3

GEOG

1302

Human Geography

3

GEOG

1303

World Regional Geography

3

PSYC

2301

General Psychology

3

PSYC

2314

Lifespan Growth & Development

3

PSYC

2316

Psychology of Personality

3

PSYC

2319

Social Psychology

3

SOCI

1301

Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI

1306

Social Problems

3

SOCI

2336

Criminology

3

TECA

1354

Child Growth & Development

3

 

 

Component Area Option - 6 SCH

Any course listed above, or:

ANTH

2101

Physical Anthropology (Lab)

1

ANTH

2302

Introduction to Archaeology

3

ARAB

1411

Beginning Arabic I 

4

ARAB

1412

Beginning Arabic II

4

BIOL

1106

Biology for Science Majors I (Lab)

1

CHEM

1111

General Chemistry I (Lab)

1

CHIN

1411

Beginning Chinese I

4

CHIN

1412

Beginning Chinese II

4

COMM

1307

Introduction to Mass Communication

3

COMM

2311

Media Writing

3

COSC

1436

Programming Fundamentals I

4

EDUC

1300

Learning Framework

3

FREN

1411

Beginning French I

4

FREN

1412

Beginning French II

4

GERM

1411

Beginning German I

4

GERM

1412

Beginning German II

4

JAPN

1411

Beginning Japanese I

4

JAPN

1412

Beginning Japanese II

4

KORE

1411

Beginning Korean I

4

KORE

1412

Beginning Korean II

4

MATH

1351

Mathematics for Teachers II

3

MATH

2414

Calculus II

4

MATH

2415

Calculus III

4

KINE

13041

Personal/Community Health

3

KINE

13061

First Aid

3

PHIL

2303

Introduction to Formal Logic

3

PHYS

2125

University Physics I (Lab)

1

PHYS

2126

University Physics II (Lab)

1

PSYC

2320

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC

2330

Biological Psychology

3

SOCI

2301

Marriage & the Family

3

SOCI

2326

Social Psychology

3

SPAN

1411

Beginning Spanish I

4

SPAN

1412

Beginning Spanish II

4

SPCH

1311

Introduction to Speech Communication

3

SPCH

1315

Public Speaking

3

SPCH

1318

Interpersonal Communication

3

SPCH

1321

Business & Professional Communication

3


  • 1 AA and AS students may use either KINE 1304 or KINE 1306 to fulfill 3 SCH of the Component Area Option. 
    A student cannot use both of these courses to satisfy the 6 SCH CAO requirement for the academic degree.

 

1 A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.
2 Consult with an advisor to select an appropriate MATH course.
3 Consult with an advisor to select an appropriate elective.