The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in arts and sciences provides
the basis for articulation with senior-level academic institutions
and is designed to allow students to select courses toward careers
in the sciences, health related professions, social sciences or
humanities. The A.S. degree represents a further demonstration of
the College's commitment to life-long learning through programs
designed to further enhance academic, personal and professional
growth and the continuation of higher education and scholarly
To prepare students for upper-level education and training.
To expand studentsí educational opportunities and backgrounds.
To introduce students to foundational topics in the sciences and
To encourage the development of critical thinking and problem
To introduce students to the interpretation of data, scientific
and clinical readings available in the literature.
To introduce students to analytical and statistical laboratory
To introduce and familiarize students with contemporary
technology and research.
An overall grade point average of 2.0 (out of 4.0), including
all transfer courses
All students must complete 24 credit hours at Our Lady of the
Clearance of all indebtedness to the College including the
return of all materials borrowed from College library
NOTE: Also see OLOL College
General Requirements for Graduation.
Introduction to College Education (1 hr)
English I (3 hrs)
English II (3 hrs)
Introduction to Psychology (3 hrs)
College Algebra (3 hrs)
Introduction to Theology (3 hrs)
chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Physical Science)
1110 may be waived (see OLOL College Policy)
Total (19 Credit Hours)
General Statistics (3 hrs)
Introduction to Literature (3 hrs)
Physical/Chemical/Biological Sciences (15-18 hrs)
Sciences (12-15 hrs)
* One Service
Learning class is required for completion of an associate degree.
Service Learning is an intrinsic component of RELS 1310 and selected
courses in the major
Total Major Requirements (44 Credit Hours)
Total for Associate of Science degree in Arts and Sciences (63