Associate in Science (AS)

Program Description

Catalog Year: 2019

These requirements are effective for new students admitted to ECC beginning summer 1998 or later. The degree is designed for transfer to four year institutions and intended for students majoring in Aviation, Business, Computer & Information Sciences, Engineering, Health related fields, Math, Physical Education/Recreation, Pre-medicine/dentistry, and science. Graduates earning this degree meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined in 110 ILCS 205/9.21 (formerly Ill.Rev. Stat. 1991 Ch. 144 sec. 189.21) or PA-87-581. The college recommends all students create an Educational Plan with an academic advisor in the ECC Student Success Center prior to registering. Students with previous academic, career and life experiences are encouraged to have a transcript analysis completed and to investigate CLEP and ECC Proficiency Credit to fulfill prerequisite, course and/or degree requirements. The college recommends using the Academic Planning, Registration and Payment Module on accessECC to track your progress toward completion. Beginning with the 2017 Summer term, The General Education courses required for the Associate in Science degree are approved by the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI); however,the structure of the degree does not meet the minimum IAI General Education Core Requirements. Students will need to complete the general education requirements of the school to which they transfer.

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Program Requirements

Communications : Communications

Take:
  • ENG-101 - English Composition I
  • ENG-102 - English Composition II

Take:
  • CMS-101 - Fundamentals of Speech

Mathematics : MTH IAI GECC

Take:
  • MTH-102 - General Education Statistics
  • MTH-104 - Liberal Arts Mathematics
  • MTH-113 - Math for Elementary Teaching II
  • MTH-120 - Statistics I
  • MTH-125 - Finite Math for Business & Managmt
  • MTH-126 - Calculus for Business/Social Science
  • MTH-190 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  • MTH-210 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

Mathematics : 2nd MTH Course

Take 1 course from:
  • MTH-102 - General Education Statistics
  • MTH-104 - Liberal Arts Mathematics
  • MTH-113 - Math for Elementary Teaching II
  • MTH-120 - Statistics I
  • MTH-125 - Finite Math for Business & Managmt
  • MTH-126 - Calculus for Business/Social Science
  • MTH-190 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  • MTH-210 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • MTH-110 - Math for Elementary Teaching I
  • MTH-112 - College Algebra
  • MTH-114 - Trigonometry
  • MTH-240 - Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • MTH-250 - Differential Equations

Physical and Life Sciences : IAI GECC PHY SCI

Take 1 course from:
  • ATY-100 - Astronomy
  • CHM-101 - Preparatory Chemistry
  • CHM-112 - Elements of Chemistry: General
  • CHM-142 - General Chemistry I
  • GEO-115 - Intro to Physical Geography
  • GLY-105 - Environmental Geology
  • GLY-112 - Physical Geology
  • PHY-101 - General Physics
  • PHY-211 - Engineering Physics I
  • APS-111 - Applied Physical Science
  • APS-101 - Earth Science

Physical and Life Sciences : IAI GECC LIFE SCI

Take 1 course from:
  • BIO-105 - Survey of Environmental Biology
  • BIO-108 - Biology for Contemporary Society
  • BIO-110 - Principles of Biology
  • BIO-113 - Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • BIO-114 - Organismal Bio, Evolution, Ecology
  • BIO-115 - Environmental Biology

Physical and Life Sciences : LAB CRSE CHECK

Take 1 course from:
  • BIO-108 - Biology for Contemporary Society
  • BIO-110 - Principles of Biology
  • BIO-113 - Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • BIO-114 - Organismal Bio, Evolution, Ecology
  • BIO-115 - Environmental Biology
  • CHM-101 - Preparatory Chemistry
  • CHM-112 - Elements of Chemistry: General
  • CHM-142 - General Chemistry I
  • GLY-112 - Physical Geology
  • PHY-101 - General Physics
  • PHY-211 - Engineering Physics I
  • APS-111 - Applied Physical Science
  • APS-101 - Earth Science

Physical and Life Sciences : 3rd Phy/Life Sci Crs

Take 1 course from:
  • APS-101 - Earth Science
  • APS-111 - Applied Physical Science
  • ATY-100 - Astronomy
  • CHM-101 - Preparatory Chemistry
  • CHM-112 - Elements of Chemistry: General
  • CHM-142 - General Chemistry I
  • GEO-115 - Intro to Physical Geography
  • GLY-105 - Environmental Geology
  • GLY-112 - Physical Geology
  • PHY-101 - General Physics
  • BIO-105 - Survey of Environmental Biology
  • BIO-115 - Environmental Biology
  • BIO-108 - Biology for Contemporary Society
  • BIO-110 - Principles of Biology
  • BIO-113 - Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • CHM-143 - General Chemistry II
  • CHM-170 - Elementary Organic Chemistry
  • CHM-234 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM-235 - Organic Chemistry II
  • PHY-102 - General Physics
  • PHY-212 - Engineering Physics II
  • BIO-104 - Biotechnology and Society
  • BIO-245 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO-246 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIO-265 - Microbiology
  • CIS-121 - Computer Science I
  • CIS-123 - Computer Science for Engineers
  • MTH-123 - Computer Science for Engineers
  • CIS-127 - Discrete Structures
  • CIS-223 - Computer Science II
  • CIS-226 - Computer Science III
  • EGR-152 - Statics
  • EGR-252 - Dynamics

Humanities and Fine Arts : HUMANITIES

Take 1 course from:
  • FRN-202 - Intermediate French II
  • GRM-202 - Intermediate German II
  • SPN-202 - Intermediate Spanish II
  • HIS-118 - Foundations of Civilization
  • HIS-160 - American Civilization
  • HUM-110 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • HUM-112 - Western Philosophy I
  • HUM-113 - Western Philosophy II
  • HUM-115 - Critical Reasoning
  • HUM-116 - Logic
  • HUM-170 - Introduction to Asian Philosophies
  • HUM-202 - Philosophy of Religion
  • HUM-203 - Comparative Religions
  • HUM-204 - Introduction to Religious Studies
  • HUM-205 - Introduction to Mythology
  • HUM-216 - Ethics
  • LIT-201 - Introduction to Literature:Fiction
  • LIT-202 - Introduction to Literature:Drama
  • LIT-203 - Introduction to Literature:Poetry
  • LIT-205 - Introduction to Shakespeare
  • LIT-210 - Multicultural American Literature
  • LIT-211 - Introduction to Literature by Women
  • LIT-220 - LGBTQ Literature
  • LIT-223 - International Literature
  • LIT-225 - Children's Literature
  • LIT-229 - Novel and Film
  • LIT-230 - Masterpieces of World Lit
  • LIT-241 - Great Books Seminar I
  • LIT-243 - Great Books Seminar III
  • LIT-245 - Great Books Seminar V
  • LIT-242 - Great Books Seminar II
  • LIT-244 - Great Books Seminar IV
  • LIT-229 - Novel and Film
  • LIT-235 - Bible as Literature
  • HUM-101 - Introduction to Western Humanities I
  • HUM-102 - Introduction to Western Humanities II
  • HUM-103 - Intro to Non-Western Humanities

Humanities and Fine Arts : FINE ARTS

Take 1 course from:
  • ART-115 - Art Appreciation
  • ART-130 - Art of Film
  • ART-151 - History of Art I
  • ART-152 - History of Art II
  • ART-154 - Survey of Non-Western Art
  • ART-155 - History of Photography
  • MUS-104 - Musics of the World
  • MUS-105 - Music Appreciation
  • MUS-106 - Music Literature From 1400 to 1750
  • THE-100 - Theatre Appreciation
  • THE-122 - Intro-Theater History & Literature
  • THE-124 - American Drama
  • MUS-107 - Music Liter. From 1750 to Present
  • CMS-106 - Introduction to Film Appreciation
  • HUM-101 - Introduction to Western Humanities I
  • HUM-102 - Introduction to Western Humanities II
  • HUM-103 - Intro to Non-Western Humanities
  • LIT-229 - Novel and Film

Social and Behavioral Science Requirement : Social Sciences

Take 1 course from:
  • ECN-101 - Fundamentals of Economics
  • GEO-116 - Human Geography
  • GEO-216 - Geography of the Developing World
  • HIS-101 - History of Western Civilization I
  • HIS-102 - History of Western Civilization II
  • HIS-115 - History of World Civilizations I
  • HIS-116 - History of World Civilizations II
  • HIS-120 - History of the Non-Western World I
  • HIS-121 - History of the Non-Western World II
  • HIS-130 - History of Latin America I
  • HIS-131 - History of Latin America II
  • HIS-140 - History of Asia & Pacific I
  • HIS-141 - History of Asia & Pacific II
  • HIS-151 - U S History to 1870
  • HIS-152 - U S History Since 1865
  • POS-150 - Amer Government - National
  • POS-151 - Amer Govt State Local
  • POS-152 - Principles of Political Science
  • POS-250 - Comparative Political Systems
  • POS-251 - International Relations
  • POS-253 - Non-Western Comparative Government

Social and Behavioral Science Requirement : Behavioral Sciences

Take 1 course from:
  • ATR-120 - Introduction to Anthropology
  • ATR-210 - General Prehistoric Archeology
  • ATR-220 - Cultural Anthropology
  • ATR-250 - Human Evolution
  • PSY-100 - Intro to Psychology
  • PSY-212 - Child Psychology
  • PSY-214 - Adulthood and Aging
  • PSY-215 - Social Psychology
  • PSY-218 - Human Growth and Development
  • SOC-100 - Principles of Sociology
  • SOC-201 - Social Problems
  • SOC-209 - Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOC-210 - Marriage and Family
  • SOC-220 - Gender Roles and Social Change

Assoc of Science Major Field & Elective Courses : Assoc of Sci Elecs

But not:
  • ENG-101 - English Composition I
  • ENG-102 - English Composition II

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