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General Education Requirements: Associate of Science (AS)

An Associate of Science degree requires a program of study in the sciences, math, or business. A program of study is defined as 12 credit hours in one or more of the above areas, not counting general education courses. In order to graduate from SCCC, a student needs a minimum of 60 credit hours for degree completion, with a 2.00 overall minimum GPA and a minimum of 15 residential credits. Courses designated as developmental, remedial or ESL course shall not count toward fulfilling the requirements of this degree.

English Composition/Oral Communication (9 credit hours)

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
9
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Humanities (6 credit hours)

(From at least two of the following disciplines)

Art

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
9
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Theater

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
3
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Music 

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
6
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Literature 

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
9
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Modern Language 

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
6
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Physical Education (1 credit hour)

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
1
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College Orientation

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
1
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Social and Behavioral Science (6 credit hours)

(From at least two of the following disciplines)

Psychology 

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
9
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Sociology 

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
3
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Anthropology 

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
6
,

Economics 

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
6
,

Political Science 

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
3
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Geography 

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
6
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College Algebra (3 credit hours)

(Or course for which college algebra is prerequisite)

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
3
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Natural Sciences (5 credit hours)

(From at least two science disciplines of lecture w/lab)

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
5
AS
31.00
Associate of Science in Chemistry

The course sequence listed is a recommendation to ensure prerequisites and requirements are met. The student needs to ensure that other institutional requirements such as 15 hours per semester for scholarships are also met. Although 60 hours is the minimum needed for the degree, students may end up with more than 60 hours to meet all requirements

Core Emphasis

(Options: Choose 3 or 4 courses) These courses can be selected as electives to meet credit requirements. All courses listed below are (5) credit hours each. Not all these courses will be required at all universities for a Chemistry degree. There are many different areas of emphasis for a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Be sure to check the requirements at your transfer institution.

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Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
20
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Electives

(Review transfer destinations for guidance on electives)

Sub-Total Credit Hours
10
AS
General Education Requirements: Associate of Science (AS)
30.00

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