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Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer (Physical Sciences Concentration)

The goal of the Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree is to maximize the transfer process, meet the needs of student who enroll in a 2-year college with the intent to work toward a baccalaureate, and develop a universal transfer program for which the coursework completed in pursuit of the degree will be accepted by all public universities in the state.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer degree will have demonstrated:

  1. comprehension of college-level material in the general education curriculum consisting of English composition, mathematics/analytical reasoning, natural sciences, humanities, social/behavioral sciences, and fine arts;
  2. proficiency in general education competencies including reading, written communications, oral communication, mathematical computation, critical thinking, library skills, and computer literacy; and
  3. comprehension of basic concepts derived from concentration or track specific courses in disciplines based upon the student's area of interest and anticipated baccalaureate major.

Required courses for Associate of Science in Louisiana Transfer- Physical Sciences Concentration

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101 Comp and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 250 Calculus I 3
BLGY 101 General Biology 3
BLGY 101L General Biology Lab 1
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 101L General Chemistry I Lab 1
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102 Comp and Rhetoric II 3
MATH 251 Calculus II 3
CHEM 102 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 102L General Chemistry I Lab 1
  Science concentration elective 1 3 or 4
  Fine Arts 2 3
Sophomore Year
Third Semester Hours
MATH 252 Calculus III 3
  Science Concentration elective 1 3 or 4
  Literature 3 3
SPCH 110 Public Speaking 3
  Social Science 4 3
Fourth Semester Hours
  History 5 3
  Science concentration Elective 1 4 to 6 
  Social Science (sophmore level) 4 3
  Science Concentration elective or
Humanities 6
Total Credit Hours 60
1 Science concentration elective: Chem 102/102L, 250; MICR 206/206L; Phys 201/201L, 202/202L, 211, 212, PHSC 111.

2 Fine Arts: Art 201, 202 206; MUSC 120, 121; TLCM 240; THTR 101, 131

3 Literature: ENGL 201, 202, 255, 256

4 Social Science: ANTH 201, 202, BADM 201, 202, GPHY 101, 102, POSC 201, 202, PSYC 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 215, 220, 225.

5 History: HIST 101, 102, 103, 104, 201, 202, 203.

6 Humanities: ENGL 201, 202, 255, 256, 257; FREN 101, 102, 201, HIST 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 203, RLGN 201, 202, 203; SPAN 101, 102, 201.
Students must demonstrate competency in computer literacy by successful completion of a competency exam or through completion of a college level computer science course (CIS 105).
Completion of the Associates of Science Louisiana Transfer (ASLT) 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 ASLT degree.
The anticipated major or area of interst will impact the type and number of humanities classes that should be completed.

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