Associate in Science: Program Code: 0002

Description

These requirements are for students who are majoring in business, science or mathematics and who plan to transfer to a four year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree. The curriculum guides that follow serve as a general guide to the selection of courses toward fulfilling degree requirements specific to your intended major at a four-year college or university. Since requirements vary at colleges and universities, it is important to select your courses with the assistance of a Counselor.

Admission

Students wishing to pursue this degree may do so prior to being formally admitted to the program. However, all students must fulfill the admissions requirements, noted under the Admissions Information section of the catalog, prior to graduation.

Terms

Students have six years to complete the requirements outlined in this catalog. If the requirements are not completed within six years, students will be required to meet the requirements in effect at that time. However, students who have not enrolled for three consecutive semesters must meet the catalog
requirements in effect upon re-entry.

Total Hours

A minimum of 64 semester credits is required for this degree.

Residency

Fifteen (15) of the last 24 hours or an accumulation of 36 hours must be completed at Southwestern Illinois College. Active duty U.S. Armed Forces and Reserve service members must earn only 15 hours at Southwestern.

GPA

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 is required for a degree.

English 101 Requirement 

All students pursuing transfer degrees (AA, AS, AFA, AAT, AES) are required to enroll in English 101 or (if applicable) an English 101 prerequisite within their first 24-30 semester credit hours of enrollment.

Transfer Resources: 

Please view additional transfer resources at swic.edu/counseling/transfer/.

Human Relations 

One of the following courses must be completed. The course that is selected may also be applied toward the Humanities or Social Science General Education requirement as applicable. For reference, these courses are listed in white print in the general education areas.

___ Humanities: ART 110, LIT 117, LIT 215

___ Social Science: ANTH 210, ECON 115, ECON 201,
       GEOG 151, HIST 180, HIST 181, HIST 230, HIST
       292, POLS 150, PSYC 200, PSYC 265, PSYC 277,
       PSYC 295, SOC 153, SOC 203, SOC 230, SOC 255,
       SOC 259, SOC 265

Non-Western Culture

One of the following courses must be completed. The course that is selected may also be applied toward the Humanities or Social Science General Education requirement as applicable. For reference, these courses are highlighted in the general education areas.

___ Humanities: ART 103, HIST 286, LIT 205, MUS
       110, PHIL 155

___ Social Science: ANTH 150, GEOG 152, GEOG 202,
       HIST 114, HIST 115, HIST 117, HIST 118, POLS
       270

Math and English Course Placement

All beginning degree-seeking students are required to be assessed and placed in the appropriate math and/or English classes. For more information, please refer to the Math and English Course Placement section in the catalog.

College Success Strategies

Beginning students are encouraged to enroll in ED 101, College Success Strategies, and ED 110, Personal/Career Development. For
information regarding these courses, see the Course Description Guide at the back of the catalog.

For Checklist, refer to the SWIC Catalog (Programs that Lead to a Bachelor Degree)