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Premedical Professional - Arts and Sciences Transfer (A.S.)

Official Title of Major: Arts and Sciences Transfer - Premedical Professional, A.S.

Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.


Total Credit Hours: 60

About Biology Department

Purpose: This program provides preparation for entry into dental, optometry, medical, nursing, pharmaceutical and veterinary programs at four-year institutions.

Honors Program Courses

If you qualify for the Honors Program, you may take honors versions  of some courses (such as ENG 101H , ENG 102H , etc.).

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General Education Requirements: 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 Composition: 6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: 8 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

Additional General Education Requirements: 6 credits

Area of Concentration Requirements: 25 credits

Arts and Sciences Transfer Program Core Course Requirements

The Program Requirements for this degree are simultaneously satisfied by three of General Education Requirements listed above: (1) the Communications Arts and Humanities general education requirement, (2) the  Sophomore Literature Arts and Humanities general education requirement, and (3) one of  the History Social and Behavioral Sciences general education requirement courses (HIS 111  or HIS 112  or HIS 211   or HIS 212 ).

Diversity Requirement

Satisfied by SOC 111 . 

Technology Requirement

Satistifed by CTA 100 .

Wellness Requirement

Unless they are in a degree that is exempt, all students in associate degree programs must satisfy the Wellness Requirement . In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Applying discipline-appropriate quantitative tools, concepts, and methods to analyze and solve problems.
  2. Investigate physical phenomena experimentally, using discipline-specific tools and methodology. 
  3. Apply discipline-specific lab safety rules.
  4. Explain experimental outcomes or real world phenomena using knowledge of discipline-specific fundamental concepts.
  5. Collect, analyze, and interpret information based on scientific reasoning and discipline-specific concepts.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

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