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Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Science

Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Science

Associate in Science
STEM and Health Professions
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Why Study Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Science?

Courses in mathematics and science provide students with a foundation for more specialized and advanced areas of study in a baccalaureate program. Courses for these degree areas are comprised of a variety of disciplines including, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and science.

The AS degree is recommended for students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, engineering or science.

Occupational Objectives:

Upon completing the program, students will be prepared for transfer to a four-year institution where they can further their education in an area of their choosing. Students who are successful in this degree program and the programs to which they may transfer may find positions in education, biology, chemistry, law, engineering, finance, business and other related areas.

Sample Courses:

  • Arts and Science electives
  • Math electives
  • Science electives
  • Social Science electives

 

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Program Goals:

The program will provide students with a general understanding of mathematics and science courses as well as a foundation in other general liberal arts courses required for transfer into a baccalaureate program. Students will engage in the exploration of mathematics and science and will build and reinforce confidence in their abilities to be successful in this discipline.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop critical knowledge in the areas of mathematics, biology, chemistry, engineering or physics
  • Develop research skills and an understanding of the scientific method
  • Develop an understanding of the role and responsibility of the mathematics and scientific community in the solution to global problems
  • Demonstrate the ability to represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally
  • Understand the use of technology in research, learning, direct investigation and experimental analysis
  • Demonstrate the ability to employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry or statistics to solve problems
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