Sep 22, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog

Science, AS


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Department: Science  

Program/Major Code: AOSASI/ASI2

CIP Code: 30.0101


Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Content Knowledge: Demonstrate mastery of content in sub-disciplines.
  2. Scientific Method: Construct a scientific hypothesis, collect and/or evaluate scientific data.
  3. Skills and Technology: Utilize scientific tools and/or software appropriate for the sub-discipline.
  4. Communication: Communicate effectively through written and spoken methods.

Semester Pathway

You must first pick an Associate of Science Pathways  based on the University you will transfer to. 

Work with a PCC advisor and/or university advisor to develop a unique pathway for you based on your placement recommendations, any prior college courses, and your specific situation. Pathways provided by the University are designed for students who have completed prerequisites and have met college preparatory requirements in math, writing and reading. 


This degree includes the Arizona General Education Curriculum-S (AGEC-S)  Certificate

General Education Note: Ensure that course selection also fulfills each of these categories:

First Semester


AGEC-S English Composition course  (3 credits)

AGEC-S Mathematics course  (5 credits)

AGEC-S Fine Arts course  (3 credits)

AGEC-S Science course  (4 credits)

Student Success Course

  • STU 107 University Transfer Exploration, Preparation and College Success (1 credit)

 

Second Semester


AGEC-S English Composition course  (3 credits)

AGEC-S Science course  (4 credits)

AGEC-S Humanities course  (3 credits)

Transfer pathway course

  • Two courses from your transfer pathway** (6 credits)

Third Semester


AGEC-S Options Category course  (3 - 4 credits) 

AGEC-S Social & Behavioral Science course    (3 credits)*

Transfer pathway course

  • Three courses from your transfer pathway** (9 credits)

Fourth Semester


AGEC-S Options Category course  (3 - 4 credits)

AGEC-S Social & Behavioral Science course    (3 credits)*

Student Success Course

Transfer pathway course

  • Two courses from your transfer pathway (6-7 credits)

Program Total: 60-64 Credits


*The two social & behavioral sciences must be from two different prefixes

**Transfer pathway courses include AGEC science, AGEC math courses numbered 187 or higher, transferable ENG coures, CIS 129, 131, 250, 265, 269, 278, 279, and/or second language courses

 

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