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Liberal Studies - Science Concentration

  1. Program Overview
  2. Program Learning Outcomes
  3. High School Course Recommendations

Program Overview

The Associate in Arts degree in liberal studies with a concentration in science is designed to provide a base of study that prepares students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The curriculum is built on a foundation of general education classes, supplemented with laboratory science courses to develop depth in the prerequisite knowledge required for further scientific study at the baccalaureate level.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon Completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively, using the language, concepts, and models of science.
  • Use the scientific method to define and solve problems independently and collaboratively.
  • Use a wide variety of laboratory techniques with accuracy, precision, and safety.
  • Accurately interpret scientific information.
  • Demonstrate proficient library, mathematical and computer skills in data gathering and analysis.
  • Applies scientific concepts to environmental and societal issues.
  • Apply their learning in an off-campus professional setting.

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High School Course Recommendations

The following courses are not required for entrance into the program, but they are highly recommended.

Algebra I
Algebra II
College Prep Biology
College Prep Chemistry

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