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Associate of Science Video

Associate of Science (AS)

Picture of students earning their Associate of Science (AS) degree at CMC.The Associate of Science degree includes several options selected from courses listed below. By completing your AS degree requirements before transferring to a public four-year institution in Colorado, 60 credits are guaranteed to transfer once you are accepted for admission. Liberal Arts and Sciences majors will be able to finish a BS degree with 60 additional credits at the transfer institution. This is called a 60 + 60 transfer plan. Please see your advisor for additional information.

The degree has several options. These include Chemistry, Physics, and Biology, as well as a general option for other majors in the mathematics and sciences. These options are suggested by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. All courses will count toward the AS degree. However, transferability depends on the four-year institution. Courses in addition to those listed may be transferable to one or more of the public four-year colleges or universities in Colorado. For specific information, please see your advisor.

See the section on Scholarships and Awards  for scholarship opportunities related to this program.

The Associate of Science program is available at all Colorado Mountain College locations. For more information, please see Academic Programs at Colorado Mountain College. Not every course is offered on every campus.

Learn more about the Associate of Science Program

General Education Requirements (32 credits)

Select a category to view the course options when specific courses are not listed.

Colorado Mountain College Requirements (8 credits)

Electives (20 credits)

  •     Other Advised Electives 20.0 Credits

            Choose any guaranteed (◆) or general (✽) transfer course from the Science or Mathematics:
            Prefixes AST, BIO, CHE, ENV, GEO, GEY, MAT, MET, NRE 251, or PHY numbered 100-299  

Total Credits Earned

General Education Requirements (32 credits)
CMC Requirements (8 credits)
Electives (20 credits)
Total credits toward Associate of Science degree (60 credits)



◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

For more information see About Our Degrees .