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Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer (Biological 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- Biological Sciences Concentration


Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Comp and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 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
    14
     
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Comp and Rhetoric II 3
MATH 112: Trigonometry 3
BLGY 102: General Biology II 3
BLGY 102L: General Biology II Lab 1
  Science concentration elective 1 4
  Fine Arts 2 3
    17
     
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
MATH 250: Calculus I 3
  Science Concentration elective 1 4
  Literature 3 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
  Social Science 4 3
    16
     
Second Semester Hours
  History 5 3
  Science concentration Elective 1 4
  Social Science (sophomore level) 4 3
  Science Concentration elective or
Humanities
3
    13
     
Total credit hours for the Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer 60
     
1 Science concentration elective: CHEM 102 and CHEM 102L; CHEM 250; MICR 206 and MICR 206L; PHSC 111; PHYS 201 and PHYS 201L, PHYS 202 and PHYS 202L, PHYS 211, PHYS 212

2Fine Arts elective: ART 201, ART 202, ART 206; MUSC 120, MUSC 121; COMM 240; or THTR 101, THTR 131

3 Literature Course: ENGL 201, ENGL 202, ENGL 255, ENGL 257 or ENGL 256

4 Behavioral/Social Science: ANTH 201, ANTH 202; BADM 201, BADM 202; POSC 201, POSC 202; PSYC 201, PSYC 202, PSYC 205, PSYC 206, PSYC 210, PSYC 215, PSYC 220, PSYC 225; or SLGY 201, SLGY 202, SLGY 203, SLGY 207

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

6 Behavioral/Social Sciences-Sophomore Level: ANTH 201, ANTH 202; BADM 201, BADM 202; GPHY 101, GPHY 102; POSC 201, POSC 202; PSYC 201, PSYC 202, PSYC 205, PSYC 206, PSYC 210, PSYC 215, PSYC 220, PSYC 225; or SLGY 201, SLGY 202, SLGY 203, SLGY 207

7 Humanities elective: 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 Associate 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 interest will impact the type and number of humanities classes that should be completed.

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