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Associate in Science

Associate in Science (AS)

Associate in Science (AS)

Details: Associate in Science (AS)

Transfer Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)


Program/Plan Number


Funding Options

Open For Enrollment


Career Possibilities





General Education Requirements

39  CH
Students should refer to the General Education Requirements and speak to an advisor. This program includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.


The general education and focus area course components are covered under the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI). Consistent with the IAI model and the ICCB Administrative Rules, the City Colleges of Chicago requires that the degree is inclusive of a minimum of 37 semester hours of General Education, spanning the following disciplines:

Communications (3 courses/9 CH, including 3 CH in oral communications)

Mathematics (one course/minimum of 3 CH)
Mathematics 118 or 121 or 122 or 125 or 127 or 140 or 141 or 144 or 146 or 204 or 207 or 208 or 209 or 214 or 225

Humanities and Fine Arts (3 courses/minimum of 9 CH)
Minimum of one course each in Humanities and Fine Arts

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 courses/minimum of 9 CH)

Physical and Life Sciences (2 courses/minimum of 7-8 CH)
Minimum of one course each in Physical Science & Life Sciences; one of the courses must be a lab.


Program Core Requirements


Additional Requirements

25  CH

Additional AS Requirements
Core and elective courses comprise a minimum of 25 credit hours


Elective Program Requirements


Area of Focus


Focus Electives


Total Minimum Credit Hours

Career Pathways

Natural Sciences


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