Skip to Navigation
Prairie State College    
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

General Math/Science, A.S.


Return to Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees Return to: Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees

This curriculum has been designed for students who plan to transfer into a bachelor of science degree program but are undecided about their specific major. It provides the basic foundation in math, the sciences, and general education required by universities for entry into math/science-related programs.

Suggested Curriculum


I. General Education Core (35)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (6 credits)


Select two courses from the list for Area B  with one course from humanities and one course from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (5 credits)


Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (9 credits)


Select one life science course and one physical science course from the list for Area D . One course must have a lab component.

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)


Select two courses in two different disciplines from the list for Area E .

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (27)


Select one MATH course and one ASTRO, BIOL, CHEM, ENGR, GEOG (not GEOG 101), GEOLO, METEO, PHYSC, or PHYSI course from the list for Courses Approved for Transfer to qualify for an A.S. degree. Each course must be 3 credits or more. The courses below are recommended to meet this requirement as they are typically taken by freshmen and sophomores at universities for a variety of math- and science-related majors..

Required A.S. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

Return to Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees Return to: Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees