Associate of Science

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To receive an Associate of Science degree, the student must complete course work that satisfies the following guidelines:

  • 1. Ohio Transfer 36 (36 semester credit hours) must be satisfied.
  • 2. A minimum total of 60 semester credit hours of courses numbering 1100 or above must be successfully completed.
  • 3. Course work must be distributed in the following manner (in all cases, courses taken to satisfy Ohio Transfer 36 may be included in these totals):

English / Communications – 9 hours

Social Sciences – 9 hours

Courses from at least two areas

Mathematics & Science – 14 hours

At least one course in mathematics and two courses in science




Physical Science

Arts & Humanities – 9 hours

Courses from at least two areas

Electives – 19 hours


A concentration is an academic focus within an Associates of Arts or Science Degree. For example, a student who is planning to Transfer to a four-year institution for Engineering may be interested in pursuing a concentration in Mathematics.

Students must meet all requirements for the Associate of Arts or Science Degree, and Ohio Transfer 36 to qualify for a concentration.

Biotechnology - Forensic

Recommended for students interested in Crime Scene Investigation, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Investigation Laboratory Science

Biotechnology - Molecular

Recommended for students interested in Premedicine, Predentistry, Preveterinary, Biology, or work in the Biotechnology field


Students are to plan their program with the help and approval of their Advisor.

Students with specific baccalaureate goals should meet the degree requirements with electives that are approved by an advisor at the receiving institution.




English, Speech & Theatre

Fine Arts


Psychology & Sociology