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 Algebra II.
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|
|LIB101: Introduction to College Research (Recommended)
or COL101: College Seminar
|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||4|
|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||60|
|*||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.