2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Completion Guide

Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree

JJC Program Code: TR200

ICCB Program Code: SCI 0217

An asterisk (*) indicates that the course has a prerequisite or required placement score.

Courses designated with an “N” indicate a course that will meet a non-Western course requirement. Courses designated with a “D” indicate a course that will meet a diversity requirement.

Note: Areas of concentration are not noted on the AA or AS degree, diploma, or transcript.

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Biology Major

Chemistry Major

Engineering Major

Geology Major

Kinesiology Major

Physics Major

I. Communication: 9 Credit Hours

II. Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 Credit Hours

(At least two areas required)

III. Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 Credit Hours

(One course required in Humanities, one course required in Fine Arts.)


IV. Physical/Life Sciences: 7 Credit Hours

(One course from Physical Sciences and one course from Life Sciences with at least one being a lab course. Students may not count both BIO 149 and BIO 151.)

VI. Additional Science and Related Areas: 17 Credit Hours

Must include one course from Mathematics (at least 4 hours) and one course from Science.

VII. Additional Hours Approved for Transfer Degrees: 15 Credit Hours

(See list  of approved courses for the AA/AS degrees.) It is strongly recommended that students complete the appropriate science sequences for their major as required by their transfer school of choice. 

Total Minimum Degree Requirement: 64 Credit Hours

Completion of Categories I-V satisfies the general education requirements for all four-year institutions participating in the Illinois Articulation Initiative.