Louisiana Transfer Degree - Science

Program Description

The Associate of Science Transfer degree program is designed to facilitate transfer from community/technical colleges to related baccalaureate degree programs at state universities in Louisiana. The General Education courses will transfer as a total block rather than by individual courses.

The total credit hours required for the degree is 60 with 39 hours required in approved General Education coursework and the remaining 21 hours of electives in pre-approved, discipline-specific coursework as preparation for continued studies in a related Baccalaureate of Science degree program. SOWELA offers an Associate of Science Louisiana transfer degree concentration in Physical Science.

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Curriculum

LA Transfer Degree-Science-240199-Physical Science
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
English Composition - Six (6) Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition 1 3 0 3
ENGL 1020 Composition 2 3 0 3
6
Mathematics - Six (6) Hours
MATH 2500 Calculus 1 3 0 3
MATH 2510 Calculus 2 3 0 3
6
Natural Sciences - 12 Hours
Choose an eight-hour chemistry sequence or and eight-hour physics sequence. Must also take BIOL **** and BIOL Lab ****.
CHEM 1010 General Chemistry 1 3 0 3
CHEM 1011 General Chemistry 1 Lab 0 1 1
CHEM 1020 General Chemistry 2 3 0 3
CHEM 1021 General Chemistry 2 Lab 0 1 1
BIOL **** Science Major Biology 1 3 0 3
BIOL **** Science Major Biology 1 Lab 0 1 1
or
PHYS 2100 General Physics 1 3 0 3
PHYS 2110 General Physics 1 Lab 0 1 1
PHYS 2200 General Physics 2 3 0 3
PHYS 2210 General Physics 2 Lab 0 1 1
BIOL **** Science Major Biology 1 3 0 3
BIOL **** Science Major Biology 1 Lab 0 1 1
12
Fine Arts - Three (3) Hours
ARTS 1200 Intro to Visual Arts 3 0 3
3
Humanities - Nine (9) Hours
Choose one of the following:
ENGL 2010 British Literature 1 3 0 3
ENGL 2020 British Literature 2 3 0 3
ENGL 2410 Intro to Fiction 3 0 3
ENGL 2530 Mythology/Folklore 3 0 3
Choose two of the following:
ENGL 2010 British Literature 1 3 0 3
ENGL 2020 British Literature 2 3 0 3
ENGL 2410 Intro to Fiction 3 0 3
ENGL 2530 Mythology/Folklore 3 0 3
HIST 1010 Western Civilization 1 3 0 3
HIST 1020 Western Civilization 2 3 0 3
HIST 1210 World Civilization 1 3 0 3
HIST 1220 World Civilization 2 3 0 3
HIST 2010 American History 1 3 0 3
HIST 2020 American History 2 3 0 3
HIST 2100 Louisiana History 3 0 3
SPCH 1000 Fundamentals of Speech 3 0 3
SPCH 1200 Public Speaking 3 0 3
9
Social/Behavioral Sciences - Six (6) Hours
ANTH 2010 Cultural Anthropology 3 0 3
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics 3 0 3
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 0 3
GEOG 2010 Physical Geography 3 0 3
GEOG 2110 Human Geography 3 0 3
GEOG 2215 Louisiana Geography 3 0 3
POLI 1100 American Government 3 0 3
POLI 2100 State/Local Government 3 0 3
PSYC 2010 Intro to Psychology 3 0 3
PSYC 2335 Human Development 3 0 3
RELG 2110 World Religions 3 0 3
SOCL 2010 Intro to Sociology 3 0 3
SOCL 2020 Social Problems 3 0 3
6
Natural Sciences and Related Electives - 18 Hours
Select courses, in consultation with an adviser, from the following areas: (At least six hours must be from courses for science majors.)
BIOL Biology
CHEM Chemistry
ENSC Environmental Science
MATH Mathematics
PHSC Physical Science
PHYS Physics
18
Total Clock Hours 900

Program Information

CIP Code: 240199

Program Type: Associate of Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

Contact Information

Dr. Charles Stewart

charles.stewart@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6991

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483
info@sowela.edu

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

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Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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