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Associate in Science

Associate in Science

Associate in Science (AS)

Details: Associate in Science (AS)

Transfer Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

64

Program/Plan Number

211

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes
 

Career Possibilities

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

39  CH
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English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
ENGLISH 102
Composition 3
Continuation of English 101. Introduces methods of research and writing of investigative papers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Speech
SPEECH 101-1
Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
Theory and practice of oral communication; development of poise and confidence, delivery, and speech organization; public speaking practice; small group discussion, and development of standards of criticism. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
  
MATHEMATICS (5 CH)  
Mathematics 207 or above   

PHYSICAL/LIFE SCIENCES (7 CH)   
Minimum of one course each in Physical Science & Life Sciences (Group A & B)   
One of the courses from Group A or B must be a lab.   
Group A (Physical Sciences):   
Astronomy 201 (no lab), Chemistry, Geology 201, Physical Sciences, Physics   
Group B (Life Sciences):   
Biology, Botany 201, Oceanography 101 (no lab), Zoology 211   

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS (9 CH)   
Minimum of one course each in Humanities & Fine Arts (Group A & B)   
Group A (Humanities):   
Afro American Studies 101, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Foreign Languages:   
(Arabic, French, Japanese, Polish, Chinese, Italian, Latin, Spanish, 104 or above)   
Group B (Fine Arts):   
Art 103, Music, Fine Arts, Theater Art   

SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (9 CH)   
Anthropology 201, 202, Political Science, Economics 201, 202, Psychology, Geography, Social Science 101, 102, History, Sociology   

Human Diversity Requirement   
At least one course must meet the State of Illinois' Human Diversity requirement. Meet with your advisor to see which courses qualify.​​

Program Core Requirements

 CH

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

11  CH
​Please see the ProgramFinder​ for a specific focus area or meet with your advisor to choose classes that best align with your goals.​

Focus Electives

 CH

Additional Hours in Mathematics, Physical/Life Sciences

14  CH
Take a minimum of 14 hours from: Biology, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, or one of the following classes:
Astronomy
ASTROMY 201
Descriptive Astronomy 3
Descriptive survey of major astronomical facts, concepts, and relationships, starting with the solar system and extending to stars, galaxies, and cosmogonies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Malcolm X Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Botany
BOTANY 201
General Botany I 4
General biological principles applied to anatomy, physiology, reproduction, and heredity of seed plants. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Geology
GEOLOGY 201
Physical Geology 4
Basic earth processes: weathering, erosion, deposition, mountain building, metamorphism, volcanism, and plate tectonics. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
Mathematics
MATH 208
Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 5
Derivatives of trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions. Techniques and applications of integration. Indeterminate forms and L-Hospitals rule. Improper integrals. Infinite series and power series. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 207, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MATH 209
Calculus & Analytic Geometry III 5
Curves in the plane and in 3 dimensional space. Polar coordinates and parametric equations. Vectors in 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional space. Derivatives of vector-valued functions. Partial derivatives. Double and triple integrals. Applications. Line integrals and Greens theorem. Divergence and curl. Surface integrals. Gauss theorem and Stokes theorem. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 208, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MATH 210
Differential Equations 3
A first course in ordinary differential equations: solutions of first order and first degree differential equations, linear differential equations with constant co-efficients. Linear differential equations of higher order, special differential equations of second order and differential equations of first order but not of first degree. Numerical methods, series solutions and applications included. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 208, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Oceanography
OCEAN 101
Intro To Oceanography 3
Third dimension of the ocean, its depth, and as new frontier awaiting exploration; interdisciplinary study of ocean and interphase between air and water and how it affects the physical environment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Olive-Harvey
Zoology
ZOOLOGY 211
General Zoology 4
Fundamental principles of animal morphology, physiology, genetics, and ecology. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Richard J. Daley
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