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Associate of Science

Prepare to transfer to a university to complete a bachelor's degree in engineering. 

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AOSSCIENCE/ASI

What can I do with this degree?

 Career Options: seek employment in some entry-level technical positions or advance in your current position

Academic Options: Transfer to a college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. The courses listed in the Concentrations reflect requirements from the UA 2010-2011 catalog.

Program Requirements

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-S)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts 6
Social & Behavioral Sciences 6

Other Requirements
Complete MAT courses above 220 and/or Science courses from the Biological & Physical Sciences list


NOTE: Special Requirements
Students are required to take courses that meet each of the following: "I" (Intensive Writing and Critical Inquiry), "C" (Cultural Diversity highlighting ethnic, race and/or gender awareness) and "G" (Global Awareness)

Subtotal 24


Required Core Courses

NOTE: A grade of C or better is required for graduation.


Course# Course Name Credits
BIO 181IN General Biology I  [SUN# BIO 1181] 8
   and BIO 182IN General Biology II  [SUN# BIO 1182]
CHM 151IN General Chemistry II  [SUN# CHM 1151] 10
  and CHM 152IN General Chemistry II  [SUN# CHM 1152]
PHY 210IN** Introductory Mechanics [SUN# PHY 1121] 10
  and PHY 216IN** Introductory Electricity and Magnetism [SUN# PHY 1131]
MAT 220 Calculus I [SUN# MAT 2220] 5
Electives*** Elective Courses 21-25***
Subtotal 36-40
 Program Total 60-64

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Biological and Physical Sciences - The combination of CHM 151 & 152 and their labs or PHY 210 & 216 and their labs, or BIO 181 & 182 and their labs, fulfill this requirement; Mathematics - MAT 220 fulfills this requirement.

** PHY 210 and 210LB may substitute for PHY 210IN; PHY 216 and 216LB may substitute for PHY 216IN

*** Complete additional science and math courses as needed to meet major requirements for a bachelor’s degree. It is strongly recommended that students work with an advisor at the institution they intend to transfer to in choosing these courses to meet their intended educational outcomes. The second language requirement is dependent upon your major. It is not a requirement of this degree, but some university degrees require a language proficiency. (Bilingual or international students should consult an advisor or counselor concerning exceptions to this requirement.)