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Degrees & Certificates

The AS degree in Natural Sciences will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the Major course requirements and the General Education requirements.

Degree Requirements:

Dept/No. Title Units
Select courses from GE Area 1, Natural Science, for a
minimum of 18 units:
Select at least one course from the following:
BIOL 1A General Biology (5)
CHEM 1A General Chemistry (5)
GEOG 1 Physical Geography (3)
PHYS 4A General Physics (5)
Select remaining units from the following:
ANTHR 1 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (3)
ASTR 1  Introduction to Astronomy (3)
ASTR 10  Descriptive Astronomy (3)
BIOL 1A  General Biology (5)
BIOL 1B General Biology (5)
BIOL 2 Human Anatomy (5)
BIOL 3 Microbiology (5)
BIOL 4 Human Physiology (5)
BIOL 51 Botany (4)
BIOL 9 Marine Biology (3)
BIOL 10 Introduction to Biology (4)
BIOL 13 Principles of Ecology (3)
BIOL 15 Environmental Biology (3)
BIOL 20A Human Anatomy and Physiology (5)
BIOL 20B Human Anatomy and Physiology (5)
BIOL 23 Introduction to the Human Body (3)
BIOL 24 Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology (4)
BIOL 25 Human Biology (3)
BIOL 29 Biology of the Living World (4)
BIOL 36 Human Genetics (4)
CHEM 1A General Chemistry (5)
CHEM 1B General Chemistry (5)
CHEM 12A Organic Chemistry (5)
CHEM 12B Organic Chemistry (5)
CHEM 30A Introductory General Chemistry (4)
CHEM 30B Introductory Organic and Biochemistry (4)
GEOG 1 Physical Geography (3)
GEOL 1 Introduction to Physical Geology (4)
GEOL 12 Environmental Geology (3)
LANHT 1 Introduction to Landscape Horticulture with Lab (Day) (3)
LANHT 1E Introduction to Landscape Horticulture (Evening) (3)
LANHT 151 Botany (4)
PHYS 2A General Physics (5)
PHYS 2B General Physics (5)
PHYS 4A General Physics with Calculus (5)
PHYS 4B General Physics with Calculus (5)
PHYS 4C General Physics with Calculus (5)
PHYS 10 Introduction to Physics (4)    18
Total Required Units: 18

1 Biol 5 is the same as LANHT 15; maximum credit: one course.