Dr. Young Kim, Dean of Arts and Sciences
The Associate of Science (AS) degree is designed for students who want to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the areas of natural science, physical science, mathematics, computer science , engineering and health-related fields and you may access the agreements at the following website.
NOTE: This degree excludes majors in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Business, Engineering or Nursing.
Requirements for the AS Degree are as follows:
- Minimum of 60 semester hours of course work
- Minimum of 15 graded semester hours earned at PCC
- Minimum grade of “C” in all coursework for the degree
Consult with a PCC Arts and Sciences advisor or a PCC transfer advisor to find out which Colorado Statewide Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT Pathways) or elective courses meet the degree requirements of the four-year college to which you plan to transfer. Secure a current AS curriculum sheet for reference.
To earn an AS degree, you must complete at least 60 college-level credits, broken down as follows:
- 39 credits of Colorado Statewide Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT Pathways) *
- 21 credits of Associate of Science Electives
Developmental courses are not included in these credits. Developmental courses are courses in English, college composition and reading, and mathematics that you may have to take before enrolling in college level courses.