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Associate in Science (AS)

Minimum required credits: 62
AS Student Education Plan (SEP)

Program Description
Associate in Science (AS) degrees are awarded to students who complete courses consisting of diverse, introductory level material in preparation for transfer to baccalaureate programs. The basis of study is in communications, the humanities and social sciences, mathematics, science, computer science, and wellness. The primary areas of emphasis are mathematics, science, and computer science.

Program Outcomes
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate effective communication skills. 
  2. Reasoning skills to analyze and solve problems. 
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures and value systems. 
  4. Apply health-related knowledge to promote physical and mental well-being.
Program Requirements
  1. Completion of at least 62 semester credits including:
    • English Composition (ENGL 110 and ENGL 120 or ENGL 125) | 6 credits
    • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (COMM 110) | 3 credits
    • ND:HUM, ND:FA, ND:HIST (minimum of 6 credits in ND:HUMS, ND:FA, or ND:HIST), & ND:SS (minimum of 6 credits in ND:SS) | 12 credits
    • ND:MATH, ND:LABSC, ND:SCI, and ND:COMPSC (minimum of 3 math credits completed in MATH 103 or higher, one lab science, and one computer science course) | 18 credits
    • Wellness | 2 credits
  2. 2.00 (C) minimum institutional grade point average 
  3. Minimum of 16 credits completed in residence 
  4. Successful completion of UNIV 100 College Strategies (1 credit) or UNIV 101 College Transitions (1 credit) 
  5. Maximum of 12 S/U graded credits (program approval required for 13 credits or more) 
  6. Maximum of 15 CLEP subject exam credits; 0 CLEP general exam credits 
  7. Maximum of 15 credits for prior learning


Faculty

Diane

Diane Anderson

Instructor of Math
Math and Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 212B
701.774.4228
Amanda

Amanda Davis

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Math Lab Coordinator
Math and Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 212C
701.774.4504
Wanda

Wanda  Meyer

Associate Professor for Mathematics
Math and Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 200 (Science Wing)
701.774.4556
Robert

Robert Benson

Associate Professor, Health and Wellness Department Chair
Health and Wellness Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 169 (Leonard P. Nelson Health & Wellness Wing)
701.774.4291
Derek

Derek VanderMolen

Associate Professor
Math and Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 201 (Science Wing)
701.774.4237
Faye

Faye Krogen

Associate Professor
Math and Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 212A
701.774.4236
Lance

Lance Olson

Math and Sciences Department Chair/Associate Professor
Math and Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 203 (Science Wing)
701.774.4230
Susan

Susan Zimmerman

Professor
Math and Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 101 (Science Wing)
701.774.4232
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