May 07, 2021  
2021-22 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-22 Academic Catalog

Science, AS


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Designed for persons interested in pre-professional scientific programs who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate or higher degree program with major in one of the following fields: agriculture, astronomy, biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, computer science, dentistry, engineering, entomology, environmental science, forestry, genetics, geology, home economics, horticulture, marine biology, mathematics, meteorology, medicine, nuclear science, pre-pharmacy, physics, science education, veterinary medicine, wildlife biology or zoology.

Program Curriculum


First Semester


Semester Total: 14 Credits


Second Semester


Semester Total: 16-17 Credits


Third Semester


  • Literature Elective 3 cr.1
  • Social Science Elective 3 cr.1
  • Physical Education OR Health Elective 1 cr1
  • Science with Laboratory 4 cr.1,3
  • STEM Elective 3-4 cr.1

Semester Total: 14-15 Credits


Fourth Semester


  • Communication Elective 3 cr.1
  • Social Science Elective 3 cr.1
  • Science with Laboratory 4 cr.1,3
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 cr.1
  • Transfer Elective 3 cr.1

Semester Total: 16 Credits


Program Total: 60-62 Credits


1 Electives may be chosen from the Program Electives  list in the catalog. Students should check with the institution to which they will be transferring to determine the most appropriate courses to take at LFCC.
2 Must be MTH 161  or higher. Students should check with the institution to which they will be transferring to determine the most appropriate courses to take at LFCC.
3 A full-year sequence of science with lab is required each year, one of which must be chemistry of physics.

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