2018-2019 Academic Catalog w/Addendum

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree includes courses traditionally taught during the first two years of a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program.

The A.S. is a two-year academic degree designed to transfer to a four-year degree program, limited to 60 credits.

  • Associate of Science without designation is designed to transfer into math and science degree programs.
  • Associate of Science degree with a program designation (Degree with Designation) is designed to transfer into a specific four-year program aligned with a Statewide Articulation Agreement.

Associate of Science (A.S.)


Upon admittance to MCC, all students entering any one of the College’s degree programs or those entering ENG 121, or any college-level math will be required to take the ACCUPLACER® assessment test. Alternatively, if taken with the last 5 years, documentation of ACCUPLACER® scores from another two-year Colorado college or ACT® scores of Reading 17, English 18, and Math 23 will meet the assessment requirement.


  • Minimum grade of "C" for each course
  • Minimum Cumulative MCC GPA of 2.0
  • Remedial or developmental courses do not apply
  • 15 credits in this program must be taken at MCC

Agriculture Business (A.S.)

Animal Science (A.S.)

Biology (A.S.)

Geology (A.S.)

Mathematics (A.S.)

Physics (A.S.)

Psychology Designation

Soil & Crop Science (A.S.)

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