Degree RequirementsAssociate in Science
- College Requirements
The following sections list program requirements to achieve an Associate in Science (AS) transfer degree at Waubonsee. Consult with a counselor for specific guidelines on choosing courses.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C average) in all course work taken, regular student status and in good standing.
- A total of 60 semester hours or more completed as specified in the following sections.
Waubonsee's requirements conform to IAI General Education Core Curriculum guidelines. (Courses are 3 semester hours unless indicated.)
Select courses from at least two of the following disciplines. Courses in bold identify Non-Western and Diversity options: N indicates non-Western; D indicates diversity.
Select at least one course from Physical Sciences, and one course from Life Sciences. Select at least one lab course. (L indicates lab course.)
- Physical Sciences
Select at least one course from Humanities and one course from Fine Arts. Courses in bold identify Non-Western and Diversity options: N indicates non-Western; D indicates diversity.
When selecting courses for the Additional College Requirements, consult with a counselor, as four-year schools have specific requirements.
- Select any course from the following list not used to fulfill the general education Physical and Life Sciences requirement. (L indicates lab course.)
One course satisfying degree requirements must have a non-Western or diversity emphasis. These courses are highlighted in bold and are identified with a D (diversity) or N (non-Western) in the General Education Requirements Social and Behavioral Sciences (item II.B.) and Humanities and Fine Arts (item II.E.). This is not an additional credit hour requirement.
Students should consult with a counselor early in their program of studies to determine appropriate course choices, and transferability of courses based on their major and the four-year school to which they intend to transfer. Students may be required to enroll in two additional courses (one Humanities or Fine Arts course and one Social and Behavioral Science course) at their transfer instiution.
Note: A maximum of four semester hours each of Independent Study (IND), College Success Topics (COL) or Physical Education (PED) may be applied toward a degree. The maximum semester hours for Physical Education (PED) credit may be waived for physical education, fitness leadership or education majors.
* IAI General Education requires a grade of C or better in these courses.
** No more than two history courses can be used to fulfill general education requirements.
*** Interdisciplinary humanities courses that encompass both humanities and fine arts may be used for either humanities or fine arts credit.