The Science Associate of Science degree program provides graduates the basic understanding of the concepts of science and prepares them to transfer to a baccalaureate program in science or allied health. The program prepares graduates to:
Goal I: Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental science concepts and principles.
Goal II: Demonstrate an understanding of the methods of research and analysis.
- Objective 1: Demonstrate the ability to use the scientific method to develop and test a hypothesis
- Objective 2: Explain physical phenomena using scientific
concepts and principles
- Objective 3: Analyze and solve quantitative problems in
science using mathematical reasoning and
- Objective 4: Demonstrate an understanding of the historical
development of and cultural influences on science
Goal III: Demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills.
- Objective 1: Perform laboratory experiments following a written protocol
- Objective 2: Utilize appropriate scientific instruments and
technology to make accurate measurements and
to collect data
- Objective 1: Maintain appropriate laboratory and technical documentation
- Objective 2: Write a laboratory report that accurately represent experimental outcomes and utilizes appropriate
literature resources and citations
- Objective 3: Prepare and deliver oral presentations of scientific and technical information and experimental results