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2022-2023 LSUA Catalog 
    
2022-2023 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science


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The Associate of Science can be adapted to help students make progress in meeting the requirements of baccalaureate degrees in disciplines such as accounting, computer science, forestry, geology, mathematics, physics, agriculture, engineering and allied health fields. Such students should consider the requirements of the particular baccalaureate degree they intend to pursue when they choose courses to meet the elective requirements of the Associate of Science degree. All Associate of Science students should consult their academic advisors for approval of all courses not specifically outlined in the curriculum presented below.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will be prepared to demonstrate involvement in their community after graduation.

  2. Graduates will be academically qualified to transfer to a four-year program.

  3. Graduates will continue to participate in personal and professional development activities.

  4. Graduates will communicate effectively in writing.

  5. Graduates will understand the scientific method and points of good experimental design.

  6. Graduates will demonstrate a basic competency in the use of computers.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet all requirements for admission to the university. The Associate of Science has no separate or special admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to associate degrees as specified in Degree Requirements .

Degree Audit

A fillable degree audit sheet for students and their faculty advisors is available here.

Total Credits: 60


General Education Requirements


See list of approved courses in General Education  section of the catalog.

Total Credits: 6


Social Sciences


Total Credits: 6


Mathematics


One of the courses must be MATH 1021 , MATH 1022 , MATH 1023 , MATH 1550  OR MATH 1552  .

Total Credits: 6


Natural Sciences


Students must take a total of 13 hours of Natural Science courses, six hours of General Education  Natural Science courses and seven hours of Natural Science electives. The 13 hours must include a two-semester sequence of Natural Science lecture courses, a one-hour laboratory, and courses in both the biological and physical sciences.

General Education  Natural Sciences Credits: 6

Total Credits: 6


Humanities


Total Credits: 6


Fine Arts


Total Credits: 3


Total Credits: 33


Electives


Students must take a total of 13 hours of Natural Science courses, six hours of General Education  Natural Science courses and seven hours of Natural Science electives. The 13 hours must include a two-semester sequence of Natural Science lecture courses, a one-hour laboratory, and courses in both the biological and physical sciences.

  • Natural Science Electives Credits: 7
  • Free Electives Credits: 20

Total Credits: 27


Suggested Sequence of Courses


 

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