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2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, AA&S


The Science AA&S (Plan Code 881) is designed for persons who are interested in transferring into a science or pre-professional baccalaureate program. This program is designed to prepare students for programs with an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Scientifically oriented persons are in demand in business, government, industry, and a variety of health professions.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize the scientific method including analysis and drawing conclusions from generated scientific data and be able to present and defend findings.
  • Successfully transfer to a four-year college or university.
  • Read, write, and analyze effectively across disciplines.
  • Recognize and interpret the meaning of quantitative and mathematical symbols appropriate for logic processes to make meaningful decisions and solve problems.

Passport and UCGS Transfer Courses

Courses can be used to meet a requirement in the Virginia Passport milestone are denoted with *. Courses that can be used to meet a requirement in the Uniform Certificate of General Studies are denoted with †.

Program Curriculum and Suggested Sequence of Courses

Total Credits: 18

Total Credits: 17

3rd Session

Total Credits: 12-13

4th Session

Total Credits: 13-14

Total Credits For Program: 60-62