This degree provides an opportunity for students to earn an Associate of Arts (AA) degree in a comprehensive area of study and is intended for the student who is not currently preparing to transfer to a university. A minimum of 60 semester units must be completed with an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better in all degree-applicable units. Only courses numbered 1-299 may be applied toward this associate degree.

Natural Sciences increase students’ awareness of the world of natural phenomena and the ability humans have to understand how the world functions by using the scientific methods to investigate and judge phenomena and humankind’s various roles in nature.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Use the scientific method to investigate phenomena in the natural world and use concepts, experiments, and/or theory to explain them.

Degree Options & Requirements:

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