ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
The following requirements must be met for an Associate of Science (AS) award:
1. Earn a minimum of 60 college-level credit hours.
2. Complete the general education core curriculum of 42 credit hours.
3. Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
4. Earn a minimum of 18 credit hours at Collin College.
5. Complete a minimum of 18 additional credit hours of degree requirements and
general studies electives.
6. Complete the mathematics and science degree requirements for the AS degree:
A. Complete at least six credit hours of mathematics from the AS Math course
options. Three credit hours of these mathematics will also meet the
Mathematics core requirement.
B. Complete at least eight credit hours of natural science from the AS Science
course options. A course sequence is recommended. These Science courses
will meet the Natural Science core requirement.
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE FIELDS OF STUDY
Below are state-recognized AS Fields of Study (FOS) transfer programs. Students
completing all required FOS coursework will be awarded a certificate in the FOS. The
FOS is guaranteed to transfer to Texas public colleges,and apply toward a baccalureate
in the field of study. The FOS courses are equivalent to the first two years of program
coursework in a related bachelor's degree.
AS - Fields of Studies are available in the following disciplines: