- Associate in Science Degree
- Program location:
- Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus
This associate in science degree strengthens foundation skills, provides broad understanding, and develops reasoning skills as students prepare for advanced studies in a natural sciences, mathematics, or science-dependent program. By taking the suggested courses below, students will be able to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program at a four-year college upon completion of the associate degree. Each transfer institution publishes requirements for admission, for general education, and for major concentration areas. Students should consult the catalogs of the transfer institution of their choice.
|Total Credit Hours Required||96.0|
General Education Requirements - 27.0 Credit Hrs.
|ENGL 1010 English Composition I||4.5|
|ENGL 1020 English Composition II||4.5|
|SPCH 1110 Public Speaking||4.5|
|MATH 1310 Intermediate Algebra||4.5|
|HMRL 1010 Human Relations Skills||4.5|
|INFO 1001 Information Systems and Literacy||4.5|
Students should select courses from each of the following categories to meet the required credit hours. Students should consult with an advisor or counselor to choose courses that will best meet their transfer needs.
Major Requirements for Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer - 69.0 Credit Hrs.
|Quantitative/Numeracy Skills/Computer Sciences - Choose 4.5 credit hours from the Mathematics courses||4.5|
|Social Sciences - Choose 9.0 credit hours from the Social Sciences courses||9.0|
|Humanities - Choose 4.5 credit hours from the Humanities courses||4.5|
|Natural Sciences/Quantitative/Numeracy Skills - Choose 28.5 credit hours from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics courses.
A minimum of 12.0 credit hours must be taken in the area of BIOS, CHEM, PHYS, or SCIE and must include at least one lab course.
|Cultural Studies - Choose 4.5 credits from the Cultural Studies courses||4.5|
Choose 18.0 credit hours.
Elective credits may be chosen from courses throughout the catalog, but students are strongly advised to consult with the colleges to which they plan to transfer as to the appropriateness of particular courses. The degree plan that will be followed at a four-year institution should also be followed where possible in choosing elective courses at MCC. In general, students may rely on the courses within the above categories when choosing elective courses.
Catalogs and additional transfer information are available in Student Services. Counselors and advisors are available to provide assistance with the selection of MCC courses that transfer to area four-year institutions.
Associate in Science: Associate-to-Bachelors (A-to-B) Transfer Degrees
Listed below are associate in science degree transfer agreements developed with specific courses that transfer to a four-year institution. These are special agreements with the four-year institutions, and all courses should be completed for maximum transfer. Completing an A-to-B Agreement does not guarantee admission into the four-year school.
|Associate in Science Transfer Agreements||Four-Year Institution|
|Pre-Agricultural Sciences (LAGAS)||University of Nebraska–Lincoln|
|Pre-Biology (LABAS)||University of Nebraska–Omaha|
|Pre-BioTechnology (LBTAS)||University of Nebraska–Omaha|
|Pre-Chemistry (LACAS)||University of Nebraska–Omaha|
|Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science (PSMT2)||University of Nebraska–Omaha
University of Nebraska Medical Center
|Pre-Dietetics (LADTO)||University of Nebraska–Lincoln|
Pre-Architectural Engineering (PEARO)
Pre-Civil Engineering (PECVO)
Pre-Computer Engineering (PECPO)
Pre-Construction Engineering Technology (PECTO)
Pre-Construction – Management (PECMO)
Pre-Electronic Engineering (PEELO)
|University of Nebraska–Omaha/Kiewit Institute|
|Pre-Math (LAMAS)||University of Nebraska–Omaha|
|Pre-Medicine (LAPMO)||University of Nebraska Medical Center|
|Pre-Nursing (LASNO)||University of Nebraska Medical Center|
|Pre-Physics (LAPAS)||University of Nebraska–Omaha|
Math Endorsement (LAEMO)
Natural Science Endorsement (LANSO)
Language Arts Endorsement (LALAO)
Social Sciences Endorsement (LASSO)
Pre-Deaf or Hard of Hearing Endorsement (LAPDO)
|University of Nebraska–Omaha|
|Pre-Veterinarian (PVAS1)||University of Nebraska–Lincoln/Iowa State University|
|Certificate Agreements||Four-Year Institution|
|Pre-Elementary Education (LEECE)||University of Nebraska–Omaha|