Liberal Arts AA Degree with Emphasis in Math and Science

These courses emphasize the natural sciences which examine the physical universe, its life forms and its natural phenomena.  Courses in Math emphasize the development of mathematical and quantitative reasoning skills beyond the level of intermediate algebra.  Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the methodologies of science as investigative tools.  Students will also examine the influence that the acquisition of scientific knowledge has on the development of the world’s civilizations.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
Select one of the following:37-39
Counselor Approval Required: COD General Education Pattern which must include a transferable Math/Quantitative Reasoning Course. This option is not appropriate for transfer to all colleges or universities.
Area of Emphasis18
(18 units required from courses listed below with 2 or more courses in science and 2 or more courses in math)
A 001Descriptive Astronomy 13
A 002Descriptive Astronomy 14
A 003Planetary Astronomy4
AGEH 001Horticulture 13
AGEH 001LHorticulture Laboratory 11
AGPS 002Entomology - General & Applied 14
AGPS 005Plant Science 13
AGPS 005LPlant Science Lab 11
ANTH 001Human Evolution: Introduction to Biological Anthropology 13
ANTH 001LHuman Evolution: Introduction to Biological Anthropology Lab1
BI 004Elements of Biology 24
BI 005Molecular and Cell Biology 15
BI 006Biology of Organisms 15
BI 007Biology of Mammals 13
BI 007LBiology of Mammals Lab 11
BI 011Biology of Viruses 13
BI 013Human Anatomy and Physiology I 14
BI 014Human Anatomy and Physiology II 15
BI 015General Microbiology 15
BUMA 003Business Statistics3
CH 001AGeneral Chemistry I 15
CH 001BGeneral Chemistry II 15
CH 003Introductory General Chemistry 24
CH 005Bio-organic Chemistry 14
CH 007Fundamentals of Chemistry **Formerly CH 004**5
CH 010AOrganic Chemistry I 15
CH 010BOrganic Chemistry II 15
CS 007AComputer Science I 14
CS 007BComputer Science II3
CS 008Computer Architecture and Organization3
CS 009Data Structures and Algorithms 14
ENGR 006AElectric Circuits for Engineering & Science 14
ENGR 009Introduction to Engineering 13
ENGR 011Statics 13
ENGR 012Dynamics 13
ENGR 013Materials Science 13
G 001Physical Geology 14
G 002Historical Geology with Laboratory 14
G 005Environmental Geology 14
G 010The Earth Sciences 14
G 022Introduction to Environmental Sciences 13
GEOG 001Physical Geography 13
GEOG 001LPhysical Geography Lab 11
MATH 001ACalculus 14
MATH 001BCalculus 14
MATH 002AMultivariate Calculus 14
MATH 002BLinear Algebra 14
MATH 002COrdinary Differential Equations 14
MATH 005Trigonometry 15
MATH 009Business Calculus 14
MATH 010College Algebra 24
MATH 011Math Concepts for Elementary School Teachers - Number Systems 14
MATH 012Pre-calculus 25
MATH 013Liberal Arts Math 14
MATH 014Statistical Methods 24
MATH 015Discrete Mathematics for Computers 14
NR 001Conservation of Natural Resources 13
NR 001LConservation of Natural Resources Lab 11
PH 001Introductory Physics 24
PH 002ACollege Physics I 24
PH 002BCollege Physics II 24
PH 003AEngineering Physics 24
PH 003BEngineering Physics 24
PH 003CEngineering Physics 24
PH 006AElectric Circuits for Engineering & Science 14
PH 011Statics 13
PH 012Dynamics 13
PH 017Introduction to Meteorology 13
PH 017LIntroduction to Meteorology Lab 11
PH 020APhysics for Life Sciences Majors I4
PH 020BPhysics for Life Sciences Majors II4
SOC 003Fundamentals of Statistics 23
Courses selected can be used to also fulfill GE area, see a counselor for appropriate course selection; all courses transfer to CSU
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)
Kinesiology Activities2

courses also transfer to UC


indicates that transfer credit is limited depending on UC