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    Jun 21, 2024  
2022-23 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-23 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, AS


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Designed for persons interested in pre-professional scientific programs who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate or higher degree program with major in one of the following fields: agriculture, astronomy, biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, computer science, dentistry, engineering, entomology, environmental science, forestry, genetics, geology, home economics, horticulture, marine biology, mathematics, meteorology, medicine, nuclear science, pre-pharmacy, physics, science education, veterinary medicine, wildlife biology or zoology.

Program Curriculum


First Semester


Semester Total: 14 Credits


Second Semester


Semester Total: 16-17 Credits


Third Semester


  • Elective - Literature (ENG) 3 cr.1
  • Elective - Social Science 3 cr.1
  • Elective - Health/Physical Ed (HLT/PED) 1 cr1
  • Elective - Science w/ Laboratory 4 cr.1,3
  • Elective - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) 3-4 cr.4

Semester Total: 14-15 Credits


Fourth Semester


  • Elective - Communications (CST)  3 cr.1
  • Elective - Social Science 3 cr.1
  • Elective - Science w/ Laboratory 4 cr.1,3
  • Elective - Humanities/Fine Arts 3 cr.1
  • Elective - Transfer 3 cr.1

Semester Total: 16 Credits


Program Total: 60-62 Credits


1 Choose from ELECTIVES General Studies All Programs (excluding Liberal Arts Degrees) . Students should check with the institution to which they will be transferring to determine the most appropriate courses to take at Laurel Ridge Community College.
2 Must be MTH 161  or higher. Students should check with the institution to which they will be transferring to determine the most appropriate courses to take at Laurel Ridge Community College.
3 A full-year sequence of science with lab is required each year, one of which must be chemistry or physics.

4 Choose from ELECTIVES STEM Science/Technology/Engineering/Math  

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