Associate of Science - Louisiana Transfer Degree - Biological Sciences Concentration

The Associate of Science/Louisiana Transfer (AS/LT) Degree provides a seamless transition to appropriate baccalaureate degree programs at public colleges and universities in Louisiana Students should select courses carefully to ensure they satisfy the requirements of the desired degree at the receiving institution.

The degree includes 39 credit hours of General Education requirements and 21 credit hours of electives that prepare the student for the requirements of the desired bachelor’s degree. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

The Associate of Science/Louisiana Transfer (AS/LT) Degree includes two concentrations: Biological and Physical Sciences. Please see the following program pages for the requirements for each concentration.

Students pursuing a Louisiana Transfer Degree should check the catalog of the institution to which they intend to transfer for specific course recommendations, depending on their anticipated major.

Completion of the AS/LT degree guarantees that the student has met, in full, all lower-division general education requirements at the receiving Louisiana public university. Graduates transferring with the transfer degree will have junior status. Courses or GPA requirements for specific majors, departments, or schools are not automatically satisfied by an AS/LT degree.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
English Subtotal (6 Hours: GEN ed) 6

Math/Analytical Reasoning

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
MATH 1300/MATH 1400 College Algebra/Trigonometry 0-3
MATH 1400/MATH 2000 Trigonometry/Statistics 3-4
MATH 2000/MATH2050 Statistics/Calculus 0-5
Math/Analytical reasoning Subtotal (6-12 Hours: 6 Gen Ed + 0-6) 6-12

Natural Sciences

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT

BIOL 1100/1110, BIOL 1200/1210

Biology I & II and Labs (Choose options for Science Majors) 8

CHEM 1100/1110

Chemistry & Lab 4
natural Sciences Subtotal(12 Hours: 6 Gen Ed + 6) 12

Choose at least 6 from the list below:

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT

CHEM 1200/1210

Chemistry II & Lab 4

BIOL 2000/2010

Microbiology & Lab 4
Natural Sciences Courses Any other Natural Science courses as listed on the General Education Courses page of the Catalog 6-16
natural Sciences Subtotal(6-20 Hours: 3 Gen Ed + 3-20) 6-24

Humanities

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT

ENGL 2010, 2020, 2100, 2110, 2210, 2600, 2610

Literature 3

Humanities/Speech/Foreign Language

See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible courses 6-18

Humanities subtotal(9-21 Hours = 9 Gen Ed + 0-12)

9-21

Social/Behavioral Sciences & Business

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT

Social Sciences

See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Social Sciences courses

6

Social/Behavioral Sciences & Business subtotal(6 HOURS= 6 GEN ED)

6

Fine Arts

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
Fine Arts See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Fine Arts courses 3

Fine Arts Subtotal (3 HOURS= 3 GEN ED)

3

TOTAL POSSIBLE CREDITS: 39 GEN ED + 12-31 ELECTIVES

48-84

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE COMPLETION: 39 GEN ED + 21 ELECTIVES

60