Astronomy Transfer Curriculum

Recommended AS Transfer Curriculum for Astronomy

This is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in astronomy. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their program and career opportunities. Peruse some of the offerings in the Physical Sciences Department.

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.

Minimum General Education (45)

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9)
Select from Group II 9
Social and Behavioral Science (9)
Select from Group III 9
Mathematics (5)
MTH 190 5
Physical and Life Science (8)
CHM 113 5
Select Life Science 4
Area of Concentration/Electives (22)
AST 101 5
CHM 114 5
PHY 210 4
PHY 211 (Many four-year institutions may also require PHY212.) 4
MTH 203 (Many four-year institutions require MTH204.) 5
Minimum for AS Degree 62