Liberal Arts - Associate of Science

Liberal Arts - Associate of Science


The Associate of Science degree provides an educational pathway that emphasizes social sciences and humanities for students that intent to complete a bachelor's degree program at a four-year institution.

In order to complete the Associate of Science degree you must complete coursework in a variety of subjects.

Below you will find a list of those subject areas and the minimum credits required in each area to complete the degree.

Minimum Required Credits by Subject Area

Subject Area Minimum Required Credits
English 6
Speech 3
Humanities 6
Social Science 6
Mathematics and Natural Science

Minimum of 20 total credits in Math and Natural Science to include:

Mathematics at the level of College Algebra, Statistics, Quantitative Reasoning or higher

Natural Science (includes two lab courses, one from each of 2 different science disciplines

Health/Wellness/Physical Education 1
World Foreign Language 4(*)
Additional Requirement: Diversity/Ethnic Studies


(course may also count toward the social science and/or humanities requirements)

Electives 12

* or one year of World Language in High school with a C or betterĀ 

1. Knowledge of human cultures and the natural world.

2. Critical and creative thinking.

3. Effective communication skills.

4. Information literacy.

5. Quantitative reasoning.

6. Personal and civic responsibility.

7. Foundations of lifelong learning including personal health and well-being.

This program is designed to be used as a transfer program for students who intend to earn a bachelor's degree at another institution.