Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Associate of Science

Program Outcomes

Use technology, math, and science concepts separately, or in combination, to interpret, formulate and solve problems pertaining to STEM.

Form and test a hypothesis in the laboratory using appropriate tools and techniques for data collection and/or analysis.

Interpret and communicate information in a STEM field via written, spoken, and/or visual representations.

Apply foundational knowledge and models appropriate to disciplines in the Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Math, and Technology to analyze and/or predict phenomena.

Major Code: 2006S

**Alternative plans of study available by contacting your advisor

Fall Semester Freshman Year

COMM GEAny Gen. Ed Oral Comm. Course

3 Credits

ENGL 101Writing and Rhetoric I

3 Credits

ELEC College level Elective Courses

4-6 Credits

 

MATH 143College Algebra*

3 Credits

OR

MATH 147College Algebra and Trigonometry

5 Credits

OR

MATH 170Calculus 1*

5 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester Freshman Year

ENGL 102Writing and Rhetoric II*

3 Credits

GNED 101Introduction to General Education

3 Credits

SCIG GEAny Gen. Ed. Science Course

4 Credits

WELL GEAny Gen. Ed. Wellness Elective

2 Credits

PROG ELECProgram Electives

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

SCIG GE2Any 2nd Gen. Ed. Science Course

4 Credits

SOCS GEAny Gen. Ed. Social and Behavioral Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

HUMA GEAny Gen. Ed. Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

PROG ELECProgram Elective

5 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

HUMA GE2Any 2nd Gen. Ed. Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

SOCS GE2Any 2nd Gen. Ed. Social and Behavioral Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

PROG ELECProgram Electives

9 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Science courses must be from 2 different disciplines.

Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing courses must be from 2 different disciplines.

Social and Behavioral Way of Knowing courses must be from 2 different disciplines.

Program Electives

Minimum of one course from each of the following groups

Life Science

AGRI 205General Soils*

3 Credits

BIOL 201Biology 1*

4 Credits

BIOL 202Biology 2*

4 Credits

BIOL 204Introduction to Cell Biology*

4 Credits

BIOL 209General Ecology

4 Credits

BIOL 210Science Literature & Environment*

3 Credits

BIOL 221Introductory Microbiology*

4 Credits

BIOL 227Human Anatomy & Physiology 1*

4 Credits

BIOL 228Human Anatomy & Physiology 2*

4 Credits

BIOL 230LDonor Body Prosection

1 Credit

BIOL 250General Microbiology*

4 Credits

BIOL 275Field Biology

0-3 Credits

Physical Science/Engineering

CHEM 101Introduction to Chemistry*

4 Credits

CHEM 102Essentials of Organic & Biochemistry*

5 Credits

CHEM 111General Chemistry I*

5 Credits

CHEM 112General Chemistry 2*

5 Credits

CHEM 253Quantitative Analysis*

5 Credits

CHEM 298Organic Chemistry 1*

4 Credits

CHEM 299Organic Chemistry 2*

5 Credits

ENGI 120Introduction to Engineering*

2 Credits

ENGI 210Mechanics Statics*

3 Credits

ENGI 220Mechanics Dynamics*

3 Credits

ENGI 240Electrical Circuits*

4 Credits

GEOL 101Physical Geology*

4 Credits

GEOL 102Historical Geology*

4 Credits

GEOL 275Field Geology*

1-4 Credits

PHYS 111General Physics 1*

4 Credits

PHYS 112General Physics 2*

4 Credits

PHYS 211Physics Scientists & Engineers 1*

5 Credits

PHYS 212Physics Scientists & Engineers 2*

5 Credits

Math/Technology

AGRI 126Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems*

3 Credits

AGRI 155Introduction to GPS

2 Credits

AGRI 226Spatial Analysis with GIS*

3 Credits

COMS 229Computer Science and Programming 1*

3 Credits

COMS 250Computer Science and Programming 2*

3 Credits

COMS 260Comp. Organization & Architecture*

3 Credits

ENGI 105CAD Engineering Graphics

2 Credits

GEOL 126Fundamentals of GIS*

3 Credits

GEOL 155Introduction to GPS

2 Credits

GEOL 226Spatial Analysis With GIS*

3 Credits

MATH 144Trigonometry*

2 Credits

MATH 147College Algebra and Trigonometry

5 Credits

MATH 153Statistical Reasoning*

3 Credits

MATH 160Survey of Calculus*

4 Credits

MATH 170Calculus 1*

5 Credits

MATH 175Calculus 2*

4 Credits

MATH 176Discrete Mathematics*

4 Credits

MATH 230Introduction to Linear Algebra*

3 Credits

MATH 275Calculus 3*

4 Credits

MATH 310Ordinary Differential Equations*

3 Credits

A minimum of 18 credits  of program electives is required to graduate 

Credits cannot be earned in both MATH 143 & MATH 147 nor in both MATH 144 and MATH 147

*Prerequisite or Corequisite required

Total Credit Hours: 61