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    Aug 14, 2022  
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog 
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, AS

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Science and Mathematics Division

This program is designed to prepare the student to enter a baccalaureate program in biological, physical, or pre-professional science or engineering at the junior level.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Apply mathematical methods to scientific problems.
  • Apply basic scientific principles and concepts in the solution of problems and laboratory experiments.
  • Demonstrate an ability to collect, organize, analyze, evaluate and present data.
  • Demonstrate an ability to retrieve data and search relevant literature.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use specific scientific apparatus and instrumentation.
  • Explain basic scientific principles related to the behavior of matter and energy from the atomic level through the macroscopic level.
  • Transfer to an accredited college or university.

Required Program of Study


Students should choose 18-20 credits to round out their program. These might include additional mathematics, science, humanities or social science classes as suggested by the transfer institution. It is essential that students meet with a Faculty Advisor for assistance in selecting courses. However, it is the responsibility of students to meet with an admissions representative from the four-year institution to determine its transfer policies.

Total Credits=60

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