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    Northwest Vista College
   
 
  Nov 22, 2019
 
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Science, concentration in General Science


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The Associate of Science (AS) degrees are specifically designed for transfer as the equivalent of the first half of the Baccalaureate Degree requirements of most public colleges and Universities.

The General Science concentration is designed as the equivalent of the first half of a Baccalaureate Degree. This is a general plan and may or may not satisfy the requirements of a specific transfer university.

Students desiring to transfer should seek one of these degrees after consultation with the College’s Counseling Center, located in Cypress Campus Center. In keeping with state law, students who complete the 42 credit hours of the Northwest Vista College core curriculum are assured that the core will transfer to any Texas public college or university.

In such instances, the College’s core curriculum will be substituted for the core requirements of the receiving institution. Care should be taken in the selection of the mathematics and science courses to ensure that those courses also meet requirements of the proposed major at the transfer institution.

The following stipulations apply:

  • Satisfy minimum entrance requirements.
  • Satisfy all Exit Competencies.
  • Complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit, including at least 25 percent earned at this college.
  • Courses with a course number beginning with the number zero are developmental level courses and, as such, do not fulfill any requirements for any degrees. Additionally, the courses may not be transferable to a four-year university.

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours: 60)


Communication (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core (4 credit hours)


Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core  

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core  

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core  

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 hours)


Select 2 courses from the Government/Political Science (70) Core  

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core  

Additional Communication (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (90) Core  

Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core  

Additional Requirements (15 credit hours)


Note:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.

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