Associate of Science
General Science


MISSION:
The mission of the General Science Program is to prepare students with a strong foundation in science and mathematics, thereby allowing the student the opportunity to transfer to a four-year university in pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree, enter into another college program, or obtain employment in a science-related career.


Upon graduating from the Science Program, SCTC students will be able to:


Communication:
Present scientific methods, data, and conclusions across multiple disciplines


Critical Thinking:
Analyze data using the scientific method and statistical analysis techniques to develop informed opinions about societal issues with a scientific component


Cultural Awareness & Appreciation:
Compare and contrast western and Indigenous scientific perspectives to relate their scientific knowledge to the natural and technological worlds around them


In addition to the General Education Requirements (see page 22), students must complete 31 credits from the following courses, for a total of 62 or more credits.


Required Courses (20):
OJB 101 Ojibwe I (3) or SPN 101 Spanish I (3)
CPT 112 Introduction to Computers (3)
MTH 140 Pre-Calculus (4)
BIO 105 Introduction to Biology (3)
BIO 105A Biology Lab (2)
MTH 105* Intermediate Algebra (4) (or Science/Math elective if approved by appropriate instructor)
CS 299 Graduate Seminar (1)


*MTH 230 Introduction to Statistics (3) (General Education requirement for this program)


Students Must Choose from the Following (13):
Elective (Science or Social Science) (3)
Science w/Lab (10)

  • AST 110 (3) & AST 110A (2)

  • BIO 216 (3) & BIO 216A (2)

  • CHM 105 (3) & CHM 105A (2)

  • EVS 120 (3) & EVS 120A (2)

  • GEL 101 (5)

  • GEO 201 (5)

  • PHY 101 (3) & PHY 101A (2)

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