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LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: SCIENCE EMPHASIS / A.S. DEGREE

Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
Hegis Code: 5649

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: LABI-AS, LAFR-AS, LAGE-AS(LAAS-AS, LAME-AS), LASC-AS, LAPH-AS
 
Admission Procedures and Requirements

Entering students must have a minimum high school average of 80 including three years of science and completion of high school mathematics sequence through Algebra2/Trig. or equivalent. Students already enrolled in college need MAT111. Students are admitted on a rolling basis, fall and spring, with most students who meet minimum standards admitted.

NOTE: Upper-level science courses are currently not offered at the Eastern Campus on a regular basis. Eastern Campus science students may be required to complete the upper-level science sequence at the Ammerman Campus.

PHY130 - PHY132 , PHY230 - PHY232 are not offered on the Eastern and Grant Campuses; PHY101, PHY102, CHE250, CHE251 are not offered on the Eastern Campus. 2) See Transfer Opportunities for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.
BIOLOGY OPTION (LABI)

This option is designed for students planning a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, scientific research, applied science, environmental science or the teaching of science in schools and colleges. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates usually transfer as juniors to four-year colleges where they complete the baccalaureate degree before proceeding to graduate school and professional study in their chosen field.

SUBJECT AREA* Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum BIOLOGY
     BIO150 and BIO152 should be taken first and then at least one other course selected from the following: BIO210, BIO262, BIO270, BIO272
12
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum CHEMISTRY
     CHE133 - CHE134
8
COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
ENGLISH
     ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition and
     ENG102: Introduction to Literature
6
  HUMANITIES
     Three humanities electives
9
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum LIBERAL ARTS/SCIENCE
     Either CHE250 - CHE251 or PHY101 - PHY102 or PHY130 - PHY132 and
     PHY230 - PHY232 must be included in these electives
14-18
  MATHEMATICS
     MAT141 and MAT142
8
  PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
  SOCIAL SCIENCES
     Three social sciences electives including one history elective, to be selected from HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120
9
     
NOTE:
TOTAL CREDITS : 69.5-73.5
     
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE / FORESTRY OPTION (LAFR)

This option is designed for, but not limited to, students intending to transfer to the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse to major in Environmental Resource Management. Students who wish to pursue careers in landscape architecture, environmental planning or environmental analysis should consult an Environmental Science faculty advisor.

SUBJECT AREA* Credits
COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
ENGLISH
     ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition and
     ENG121: Technical Writing
6
HUMANITIES
     COM101: Introduction to Human Communication and two humanities electives
9
MATHEMATICS
     MAT141 and MAT142
8
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum SCIENCE
      BIO150 - BIO152, BIO210, CHE133, CHE134, PHY130 - PHY132, PHY230 - PHY232, ENV128
31
SOCIAL SCIENCES
     Three social sciences electives, to be selected from SOC101, POL103, ECO111, ECO112 \ and one history elective to be selected from HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119 and HIS120
9
     
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED : 66.5
     
CHEMISTRY OPTION (LASC)

This option is designed for students planning a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, scientific research, applied science or the teaching of science in schools and colleges. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates usually transfer as juniors to four-year colleges where they pursue a baccalaureate degree before proceeding to graduate school and professional study in their chosen field.

SUBJECT AREA* Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum CHE133, CHE134, CHE250, CHE251 18
COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
ENGLISH
     ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition and
     ENG102: Introduction to Literature
6
HUMANITIES
     Three humanities electives
9
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum LIBERAL ARTS/SCIENCE
     PHY130 - PHY132 and PHY230 - PHY232 must be included in these electives
14-16
MATHEMATICS
     MAT141 and MAT142
8
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
SOCIAL SCIENCES
     Three social sciences electives, including one history elective to be selected from HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119 and HIS120
9
     
NOTE: PHY130 - PHY132 , PHY230 - PHY232 are not offered on the Eastern and Grant Campuses. CHE250, CHE251 are not offered on the Eastern Campus.
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED : 67.5-69.5
     
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE OPTION (LAGE, LAAS-AS, LAME-AS)

This option is for students planning a career in scientific research, applied science or the teaching of science in schools and colleges. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates usually transfer as juniors to four-year colleges where they pursue the baccalaureate degree before proceeding to graduate school and professional study in their chosen field. Separate sequences are offered in astronomy, geology and meteorology, as described below.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES
   SUBJECT AREA* Credits
COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
ENGLISH
     ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition and
     ENG102: Introduction to Literature
6
HUMANITIES
     Three humanities electives
9
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum LIBERAL ARTS/SCIENCE 12-14
MATHEMATICS
     MAT141 and MAT142
8
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum SCIENCE (see sequences below) 16-24
SOCIAL SCIENCES
     Three social sciences electives, including one history elective to be selected from HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119 and HIS120
9
     
ASTRONOMY SEQUENCE / LAAS-AS  
AST101, AST102, AST201  
PHY130 - PHY132 ( MAT141 must be completed first)  
PHY230 - PHY232 ( MAT142 and PHY130 - PHY132 must be completed first)  
     
GEOLOGY SEQUENCE / LAGE-AS  
CHE133, CHE134, ESC101, ESC102, PHY130 - PHY132, PHY230 - PHY232  
     
METEOROLOGY SEQUENCE / LAME-AS  
CHE133, CHE134  
MAT203  
MET101, MET102  
PHY130 - PHY132 ( MAT141 must be completed first)  
PHY230 - PHY232 ( MAT142 and PHY130 - PHY132 must be completed first)  
     
NOTE: PHY101, PHY102, PHY130 - PHY132 and PHY230 - PHY232 are not offered on the Eastern Campus; MET102 and PHY130 - PHY132 are not offered on the Grant Campus.
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED : 63.5-73.5
     
PHYSICS OPTION (LAPH)

The Physics Option is for students planning a career in scientific research, applied science or science teaching. Graduates of this program usually transfer as juniors to four-year colleges where they pursue the baccalaureate degree before proceeding to graduate school and professional study in their chosen field.

SUBJECT AREA* Credits
COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
ENGLISH
     ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition and
     ENG102: Introduction to Literature
6
HUMANITIES
     Three humanities electives
9
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum LIBERAL ARTS/SCIENCE
     Recommended Electives: ENS118, ENS119, CHE133, CHE134
9-11
MATHEMATICS
     MAT141, MAT142, MAT203, MAT204
16
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum PHYSICS
     PHY130 - PHY132 ( MAT141 must be completed first)
     PHY230 - PHY232 ( MAT142 and PHY130 - PHY132 must be completed first)
     PHY245 - PHY246 ( MAT203 is a corequisite; MAT204 and
     PHY230 - PHY232 must be completed first)
     PHY247 - PHY248 ( PHY245 - PHY246 are corequisites)
16
SOCIAL SCIENCE
     Three social science electives including one history elective, to be selected from HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119 and HIS120
9
     
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED : 68.5-70.5
     

*Many courses have prerequisites (courses or skills that must be completed or attained). These prerequisites, which must be completed before a course is taken, are listed in the course descriptions.
 These courses constitute the major courses in
this curriculum These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
 NOTE: 1) Students planning to transfer to SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY core General Education Requirements in the college catalog for information on selection of elective courses.
2) See Transfer Opportunities for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
English 6 credits
Humanities 9 credits
History 3 credits
Social Sciences 6 credits
Mathematics 7-16 credits
Biology 0-20 credits
Biotechnology 0-17 credits
Chemistry 0-18 credits
Earth and Space Science 0-12 credits
Physics 0-16 credits
Engineering 0-9 credits
Environment 0-3 credits
Freshman Seminar 1.5 credits
Physical Education 2 credits