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Associate in Science (A.S.)

This degree is for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree at a four-year college or university. Students must meet the prescribed general education requirements as listed in the Catalog for the Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree. Students pur-suing this degree should complete the remaining required semester hours according to the requirements of the four-year school to which they plan to transfer. Students should consult with an advisor when selecting elective courses to determine credit transferability. The AS Degree includes IAI GECC. See the “Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree Requirements” table below for guidance when selecting courses.

Degree Requirements

This degree is for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree at a four-year college or university. Students must meet the general education requirements listed below for the Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree. Students pursuing this degree should complete the remaining required semester hours according to the requirements of the four-year school to which they plan to transfer. Students should consult with an Academic Advisor when selecting elective courses to determine credit transferability. The IAI GECC which consists of 37-41 credits (see itransfer.org) is included in the AS degree.

General Education Requirements (41 credits)

A. Communications

ENG 101Rhetoric I

3

ENG 102Rhetoric II

3

SPE 101Principles of Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:9

B. Behavioral/Social Sciences

Courses must be selected from at least two disciplines:

ANT 101Introduction to Anthropology

3

ANT 102Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

ECO 101Principles of Economics I-Macroeconomics

3

ECO 102Principles of Economics Ii-Microeconomic

3

GEG 105World Regional Geography

3

GEG 125Geography of the Eastern World

3

HIS 105American History to 1865

3

HIS 106American History From 1865

3

POL 201United States National Government

3

POL 202State+local Govt

3

PSY 101Intro to Psychology

3

PSY 201Social Psychology

3

PSY 210Child Growth & Development

3

PSY 211Adolescent Psychology

3

PSY 215Life Span: Survey of Human Dev

3

SOC 100Intro to Sociology

3

SOC 101The Family

3

SOC 102Social Problems

3

SOC 201Minority Group Relations

3

Total Credit Hours:6

ANT 102, GEG 105, GEG 125, SOC 201: Students need to complete one course that incorporates cultural diversity. These courses are marked with an asterisk (*).

C. Mathematics

Choose one course from:
MAT 102General Education Mathematics

4

MAT 121Math/Elem School Teachers II

4

MAT 124Finite Mathematics

4

MAT 141Statistics

4

MAT 181Discrete Mathematics

3

MAT 201Calculus I

5

MAT 202Calculus II

5

MAT 203Calculus III

4

MAT 224Calculus for Business & Soc Sc

4

and
Choose one course from:
MAT 102General Education Mathematics

4

MAT 105College Algebra

4

MAT 110College Trig

3

MAT 121Math/Elem School Teachers II

4

MAT 124Finite Mathematics

4

MAT 141Statistics

4

MAT 181Discrete Mathematics

3

MAT 201Calculus I

5

MAT 202Calculus II

5

MAT 203Calculus III

4

MAT 215Differ Equations

3

MAT 224Calculus for Business & Soc Sc

4

Total Credit Hours:8

D. Science (must include one laboratory course).

Choose one course from Life Sciences:
BIO 100Introducing Biology

3

BIO 102Introduction to Biology

4

BIO 110Biology: a Cellular Approach

5

BIO 150Heredity & Society

3

BIO 160Plants & Society

3

BIO 161Plants & Society Laboratory

1

BIO 202Environmental Biology

3

and
Choose one course from Physical Sciences:
CHM 105General Chemistry I

5

GEG 101Physical Geography

5

GEL 101Physical Geology

4

PHS 101Astronomy

3

PHS 103Physical Science I

4

PHY 101General Physics I

5

and
Choose an additional course from those listed above or from the following:
BIO 111Biology: a Systems Approach

5

BIO 203Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 204Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 212Microbiology

4

BIO 215

CHM 100Fundamentals ofChemistry

4

CHM 106General Chemistry II

5

CHM 205Organic Chemistry I

5

CHM 206Organic Chemistry II

5

PHY 102General Physics II

5

PHY 105Physics I

5

PHY 205Physics II

5

PHY 206Physics III

5

Total Credit Hours:10

E. Humanities

Choose a minimum of one course from:
ART 120Art Appreciation

3

ART 125Art History I Prehistoric/Goth

3

ART 126Art History II Renaissance & B

3

ART 127Art History III the Modern Wor

3

ART 217Indigenous Art

3

ART 220Latin America Traditions in Ar

3

HUM 150Humanities Through the Arts

3

HUM 153Survey of Film History

3

MUS 100Music Appreciation

3

MUS 101History of Music: Pre-20th Century

3

MUS 102History of Music: 20th Century

3

MUS 103

MUS 105Introduction to American Music

3

MUS 106Trends in Modern American Music

3

MUS 108World Music Survey

3

THR 108The Theatre Experience

3

THR 110Introduction to Theatre

3

ART 217, ART 220, MUS 103, MUS 108: Students need to complete one course that incorporates cultural diversity. These courses are marked with an asterisk (*).

PART 126, ART 127, MUS 105, MUS 106: Only one course marked with a dagger (†) within a single discipline area may be applied toward general education requirements. Additional courses from those marked with a dagger (†) may be applied toward electives.

and
Choose a minimum of one course from:
ENG 211Introduction to Literature

3

ENG 215American Literature I

3

ENG 216American Literature II

3

ENG 218US Latino/Hispanic Literature

3

HIS 103Early Western Civilization

3

HIS 104Modern Western Civilization

3

HUM 150Humanities Through the Arts

3

HUM 151Humanities: History & Philosophy and Lit

3

HUM 154Latin American Culture

3

PHI 125World Religions in Global Context

3

PHI 126Introduction to Ethics

3

PHI 180Social Ethics

3

PHI 201Philosophy

3

PHI 202

SPN 202Intermediate Spanish II

4

SPN 215Spanish Conversation & Composition I

3

SPN 216Spanish Conv & Comp II

3

Total Credit Hours:6

ENG 218, HUM 154, PHI 125: Students need to complete one course that incorporates cultural diversity. These courses are marked with an asterisk (*).

PHI 126, PHI 180, SPN 202, SPN 215, SPN 216: Only one course marked with a dagger (†) within a single discipline area may be applied toward general education requirements. Additional courses from those marked with a dagger (†) may be applied toward electives.

and

Choose one course from those listed above to complete nine semester hours.

F. Health, Technology and College Readiness

CPS 101Informational Technologies

2

CPS 111Business Computer Systems

3

CPS 122Multimedia Applications

3

CPS 200C++ Programming

3

CPS 210

3

CSS 100College Study Seminar

3

PEC 101Adaptive Physical Education

1

PEC 131Softball

1

PEC 132Volleyball

1

PEC 133Power Volleyball

1

PEC 139Golf

1

PEC 140Golf II

1

PEC 155Aerobic Exercise

1

PEC 158Basketball

1

PEC 159Advanced Basketball

1

PEC 171Physical Fitness

1

PEC 172Advanced Physical Fitness

1

PEC 173Weight Training

1

PEC 174Advanced Weight Training

1

PEC 175Circuit Training

1

PEC 176Advanced Circuit Training

1

PEC 177Weight Control & Exercise

1

PEC 178Soccer

1

PEC 180Intro to Physical Ed

2

PEC 181Jogging & Power Walking for Fi

1

PEC 183Baseball

1

PEC 184

PEC 185

PEC 190Sports Officiating

2

PEC 200Leadership in Team/Indiv Sport

2

PEH 101Personal & Community Health

2

PEH 102First Aid

2

PEH 103Nutrition

2

PEH 104Foundations of Health & Fitnes

2

PEH 105Wellness

2

Total Credit Hours:2

PEC 140: Advanced

Other Requirements

  • Complete the minimum required semester hours of electives. Students may receive a complete list of elective courses in the Academic Advising Center. Students should use a transfer guide when selecting electives as the transferability of courses is related to one’s major and the transfer institution.
  • Students who place into ENG 086 or ENG 088 are required to take CSS 100. Students transferring 15 or more college-level credit hours (i.e. 100 level coures or above) to Morton College are excluded from this requirement.
  • All entering freshmen must earn at least a “C” in ENG 101 and ENG 102 for satisfactory completion of the IAI General Education Core Curriculum and for graduation from the College in all university transfer degrees (A.A., A.S., A.F.A.).
  • A maximum of four credits in physical education activity courses may be applied, except for physical education majors.
  • A maximum of nine credits in career courses may be used toward Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees.