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Associate in Science

Program Type: Associate In Science

Program Level: UG

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Program Duration: 24 months

Program Contact: David Saleeby

Time: Day

Program overview

The Associate in Science degree program provides science instruction in biology, chemistry, and physics to enable students to complete their respective curricular programs, transfer college credits through the Associate in Science degree program, or meet the workplace requirements of local business and industry through specialized training.

Entry Requirements

To see a list of entrance requirements for this program, please check the FDTC Course Catalog.

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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Quantitative Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to reason and solve quantitative problems using a variety of formats including words, tables, graphs, and mathematical expressions. 

  • Critical Thinking: Demonstrate the ability to review information from a variety of sources: readings, lectures, and discussions to formulate a well-reasoned conclusion that addresses a specific issue and reflects the material presented.

  • Applied Technology: Apply application software to course-related materials. 

  • Written Communications: Construct a composition that is clear, well-organized, informative, grammatically correct, and free of spelling errors. 

  • Oral Communications: Research, develop, and deliver a speech that is clear, well-organized, informative, and persuasive. 

  • Reading Comprehension: Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply material from academic, technical, professional, and personal readings.