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Astronomy Recommended Transfer Curricula

Recommended AS Transfer Curriculum for Astronomy

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

General Education Core Courses

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9) Semester Hours
Select from Group II 9
Social and Behavioral Science (9) Semester Hours
Select from Group III 9
Mathematics (5) Semester Hours
MTH 190 5
Physical and Life Science (8) Semester Hours
CHM 113 5
Select Life Science 4
Minimum General Education 45

Area of Concentration/Electives

  Semester Hours
AST 101 5
CHM 114 5
PHY 210 4
PHY 211 4
Select from Transfer Courses identified in the SSC catalog. [1]  
Minimum Area of Concentration/Electives Classes 22
Minimum for AS Degree 62
  1. Mathematics 203, 204, 205 and Physics 212 may be required at four-year colleges or universities. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses.

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This is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in astronomy. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their program and career opportunities. Peruse some of the offerings in the Physical Sciences Department.

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