Nov 23, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences Transfer, Science and Premedical Professional, Plant Science - Horticulture Option, A.S.


Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 60 credit hours.

About Biology Department

Purpose: Prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions offering Bachelor of Science degrees in various professional disciplines.

Range of Occupations

  • Entry into optometry, medical, dental, pharmaceutical and veterinary schools
  • Entry into astronomy, biology, chemistry, dietetics, horticulture, physics and environmental science areas.

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses

AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses to encourage greater success in each student’s program of study.  This sequence incorporates all of the student’s admissions requirements for this degree and provides the student with essential notes to guide their success.  It is recommended that students view and save this as they plan courses for this degree.


Click Here to View, Save, or Print a PDF Copy of the Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses for this degree  


General Education Requirements: 32-35 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English: 3-6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: 7 credits

Computer Technology: 4 credits

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits

See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

Must select two different disciplines. See General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Program Requirements: 25-28 credits

Additional Requirements

Computer Competency Requirement

Satisfied by CTA 100  requirement.

Diversity Requirement

See General Education Diversity Requirement  for a list of approved courses. Students may satisfy the diversity requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, or health/fitness/wellness general education requirements.

Related Educational Opportunities

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Transfer Agreements

Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to Transfer Services

Core Competencies

AACC offers quality degree programs that allow students to develop fundamental learning and life skills, called core competencies. For a full list of Core Competencies, click here.