Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Associate of Science (AS)

Associate of Science (A.S.) degree, a non-designated college transfer degree designed for students whose program requirements do not fit AAOT  degree patterns. This degree does not always “block transfer” to Oregon colleges.

The Associate of Science degree is awarded to students who meet the following:

  1. Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements
  2. Associate of Science Requirements:

A total of 90 credits are required for this degree. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the time the AS is awarded.


To help you in selecting your courses, there are four areas of emphasis that you can choose from to guide you.


Foundational Requirements:

All courses listed in this section must be completed with agrade of “C” or better. P grades are considered equivalent to a”C” or better.


A student must have at least 8 credits of Writing:


Discipline Studies:

(courses must be at least 3 credits)

Arts and Letters:

Complete at least one course from Arts & Letters (Humanities)  

Social Science:

Complete at least 4 courses chosen from at least two disciplines in Social Science  

Lab Science:

Complete at least four courses chosen from two or more disciplines in Lab Science  . 

Science/Math/Computer Science:

Complete at least 3 courses from the Mathematics  , Lab Science  , Non-Lab Science  , or Computer Science  courses.

Elective Credit:

Complete 100 or 200 level lower division collegiate courses to meet the overall requirement of 90 credits for this degree. Elective courses may be any number of credits. A maximum of 12 credits of Career and Technical Education courses, as designated by BMCC, may be applied to this degree.