Associate in Science Degree Requirements

In addition to common core requirements noted here, General Education Common Core, Associate in Science degree students must:

  1. Complete the specified number of hours of credit in an approved course of study as outlined for the program.
  2. Achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 (C).
  3. Complete at least 25 percent of semester hours in residence at CF and attend during the semester the degree is earned.
  4. Effective fall 2005, competency in the use of computers is a requirement for all degree-seeking students. This requirement may be satisfied through one of the following options:
    • satisfactory completion of an approved college computer course, within the past five years
    • satisfactory completion of a proficiency examination.

Students are strongly recommended to meet the computer competency requirement through one of the options listed above prior to the completion of 24 college level credit hours.

Credit courses that meet the computer competency requirement are:

CET 1171

Introduction to Computer Technology (Occupational Course)

CGS 1100

Microcomputer Applications

CGS 1062H

Computers in Society – Honors

CGS 2930

Special Topics in Computers — Introduction to Computer Skills sections only

EME 2040

Introduction to Educational Technology

OST 1100

Introduction to Word

Students wishing to take the computer competency proficiency exam may contact the Assessment and Testing Center, Bryant Student Union, Room 205.

The following courses have been approved to satisfy the computer competency requirement for students in Heath Sciences programs:

DEA 1856

Clinic III Seminar

EMS 2658

Paramedic Clinical Experience III

NUR 2713C

Nursing IVA

NUR 2734C

Nursing IV

PHT 2931

Trends in Physical Therapy

RTE 2623

Radiation Physics II (as offered by CTAE)