2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Science, A.S.

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The Associate of Science in Science degree enables students to seek entry level jobs in science and allied health related areas. The student attaining this degree may choose to transfer into the Biology baccalaureate degree program at Medgar Evers College or to transfer into Biology baccalaureate degree programs; pre-medical or allied health programs (i.e. pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, respiratory or occupational therapy, diagnostic medical imaging, health information management programs, food science and medical technology) at other colleges. By appropriate course selection in consultation with an academic advisor, students pursuing the AS Degree in Science may choose courses to emphasize a specific academic interest to prepare for career or advanced studies. The degree program requires 60 credits in various areas. The degree requires the completion of sixty (60) credits. The 60 credits are distributed as follows:

AS degree in Science
HEGIS Code: 5649

Fixed/Required Core

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning

Total Credits: 12

Total Credits: 30

Concentrations: 12 Credits

Grand Total Credits: 60


*All students must pass a Computer Literacy exam or take a Computer Course
**Students interested in medical or other health related professions should register for BIO 102  in place of FS 102 . Students are required to take a minimum of two courses in at least two disciplines of science and mathematics beyond the core requirements. There are a number of combinations of courses, which will satisfy this requirement.

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