Jun 16, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics and Science - A.S.


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The Associate of Science (Mathematics and Science) is a two-year program for students planning to transfer to a university to earn a bachelor's degree within the mathematics and science arena.  This degree plan permits greater flexibility than other published curriculum guides may offer.  Area of emphasis courses are chosen from university parallel courses within the Math and Science division including ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ENGR (130 or higher), GEOL, ISCI, MATH (1720 or higher), PHYS , and/or PSCI.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History  Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts [Must include at least one Literature]  Credits: (9)
  • Natural Sciences  Credits: (8)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (6)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Electives Credits: (19)
    Mathematics and Natural Sciences courses chosen from: ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ENGR (ENGR 130 or higher), GEOL, ISCI 1030, MATH (MATH 1720 or higher), PHYS, PSCI

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Mathematical Science Teacher, Post-Secondary $23,700 $50,700
Biological Technician $22,900 $36,100
Biological Science Teacher, Post-Secondary $24,900 $53,200
Secondary Math/Science Teacher $35,200 $47,800

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • College Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


  • College Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)
  • College Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • College Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)
  • College Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

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