HEGIS Code: 5649, CIP Code - 24.0101
Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: LAAS-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 as described below.
|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.
|FIRST SEMESTER: 15 credits||Credits|
|COL101: College Seminar||1|
|ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition||3|
|♦||AST101: Astronomy of the Solar System||4|
|Social Science Elective||3|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 17 credits||Credits|
|ENG102: Introduction to Literature||3|
|♦||AST102: Astronomy of Stars and Galaxies||3|
|HIS101: Western Civilization I
or HIS102: Western Civilization II
or HIS107: Modern World History
|MAT141: Calculus with Analytical Geometry I||4|
|THIRD SEMESTER: 15 credits||Credits|
|♦||AST201: Observational Astronomy||4|
|HIS103: Foundations of American History
or HIS104: Modern American History
or HIS118: Major World Cultures
or HIS119: The Far Eastern World
or HIS120: History of Religion
|MAT142: Calculus with Analytical Geometry II||4|
|♦||PHY130 / 132: Physics I||4|
|FOURTH SEMESTER: 14-16 credits||Credits|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives (MAT203 Recommended)||6-8|
|♦||PHY230 / 232: Physics II||4|
|MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED||61|
|*||SUNY-GER Foreign Language or The Arts recommended.|
|♦||These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.|
|NOTES: 1) Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY
General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.