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Mathematics & Sciences, A.S. (003)


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Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Associate of Science

This University Parallel Program provides the freshman and sophomore foundations of a baccalaureate mathematics and sciences degree. Students should select specialized courses within their major field of concentration as identified by their transfer college or university. Graduates may earn a Bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences or mathematics.

Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will:

1.  Write critically

2.  Speak effectively in a professional environment.

3.  Demonstrate college level mathematical skills.

4.  Distinguish among the experiences of diverse cultures.

5.  Demonstrate computer literacy.

Degree Requirements


First Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • Computer Information Technology Elective Credits: 3
  • General Elective Credits: 3
  • Mathematics Elective Credits: 3-4
  • Science Electives Credits: 3-4

Total: 15-17 Credits


Second Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • General Elective Credits: 3
  • Major Field Elective (1) 1Credits 3-4
  • Mathematics Elective Credits: 3-4
  • Science Elective Credits: 3-4

Total: 15-18 credits


Third Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • Humanities Elective Credits 3
  • Major Field Electives (2) 1 Credits: 6-8
  • Social Science Elective Credits: 3

Total: 15-17 Credits


Fourth Semester


  • General Electives Credits: 6
  • Major Field Electives (3) 1 Credits: 9-12

Total: 15-18 Credits


Minimum Credits to Graduate 60-70


1 Concentration in a major field requires a minimum of 18 credits or six courses in the area of the Bachelor’s degree or related field of knowledge.  These courses must be selected in consultation with the transfer counselor and/or academic advisor.

Transfer Opportunities


Articulation agreements are available for students to complete the Associate Degree and transfer to PSU commonwealth Campuses and Robert Morris University.  it is important that students consult with a counselor early in their program to develop a course plan most appropriate for the school to which they intend to transfer.  See www.ccac.edu/articulation for details.

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