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Program Details

Laramie County Community College offers an Associate of Science in General Studies in Science and Health Science degree program that can be completed entirely online.  Courses at LCCC provide convenient and flexible schedules while offering a quality education. 

The program is designed to deliver a broad science curriculum for students that are interested in transferring to a four-year educational institution. The curriculum also offers students the option to choose their own courses for general interest or to meet transfer program requirements. It is recommended that the student consult with an academic advisor to determine if the chosen courses will meet the degree requirements. 

Students will be required to take a minimum of 64 credit hours in order to complete the program. The 64 credits will include courses within the General Education Core, Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning, Scientific Processes, Computer Literacy, Program Requirements, College Electives, and Cultural, Historical, Political and Social Development. Some General Education Core courses are English I: Composition, English II, Public Speaking, and Interpersonal Communication. Students will need to complete five lab sciences or four lab sciences and an additional mathematics course. The math requirement consists of taking two math courses (MATH 1400 or higher) or taking one math course (MATH 1400 or higher) and then Statistics. 

The General Education Core courses will cover a variety of topics. English I: Composition will educate students in thesis statements, essay mapping, and electronic research methods. English II will give students practice in critically analyzing literature in the form of fiction, poetry, drama and film. Students within the Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication courses will gain experience in preparing and giving speeches as well as working in teams.


Must be one of the following in order to apply:
  • High school graduate
  • Be a General Educational Development (GED) recipient
  • Over the age of 18 and can demonstrate the ability to benefit from instruction

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission