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Associate in Science

Program Details

McHenry County College's Associate in Science Degree is a two-year program that helps students complete the general education requirements necessary for a bachelor's degree program.  Course credit may be applied towards a four-year degree upon completion of the Associate in Science degree.  Students planning to pursue degrees in the sciences will particularly benefit from this degree.

This program consists of a minimum of 60 credit hours, which must be completed with at least a 2.0 grade point average.  At least 15 of those credit hours must be completed at MCC.  Upon completion of the program, students will be required to pass the general education assessment test in order to receive their degree.  For the Associate in Science degree, students are required to take at least 6 credits in mathematics courses.

McHenry County College is made up of 7,104 undergraduate students, 33 percent of who study full-time.  McHenry's 23:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for incased interaction to help students best take advantage of the college's dedicated faculty.  Students have access to services such as: remedial tutoring, academic concealing, career concealing, employment services for students, and on-campus daycare.  Student life at McHenry is exciting and diverse, with activities including athletics, student organizations, multicultural programs, and student leadership opportunities.

McHenry's Associate in Science Degree is the ideal path for students looking to prepare themselves for a four-year university.

Accreditation & Licensing

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