Mathematics and Science

(With General Education Requirements - Option B or Option C)

The Associate degree in Liberal Arts is designed for students who wish to have a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences plus additional coursework in an "Area of Emphasis." This area of emphasis would be an ideal choice for students who plan on transferring to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC) as students can satisfy general education requirement, plus focus on transferable coursework that relates to majors at these institutions. Please consult with a counselor for information regarding your intended major at the specific college or university of your choice.

A minimum of 18 units is required in the Area of Emphasis listed below. For depth of study, 2 or more courses in one discipline is required. Courses selected may also be used to fulfill GE areas, refer to each transfer institution policy.

Area of Emphasis
AST 101, 105, 110
BIO 100, 101, 110, 111, 140, 141, 142, 210, 211
CHE 101, 108, 210, 211
GEO 101, 103, 104, 107
GEL 101, 103, 105, 110
MAT 106, 110, 210, 220, 224, 226
PHY 101, 110, 220

Students Following the CSU GE or IGETC must complete two science courses with at least one lab AND at least one transferable math to get certified. If a student is transferring in a science and/or math major, more math and science courses must be completed.