2016-2017 Catalog

Associate in Science Degree Requirements

In addition to common core requirements noted here, General Education Common Core on page 56, Associate in Science degree students must:

  1. Complete the specified number of hours of credit in an approved course of study as outlined for the program.
  2. Achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 (C).
  3. Complete at least 25 percent of semester hours in residence at CF and attend during the semester the degree is earned.
  4. Effective fall 2005, competency in the use of computers is a requirement for all degree-seeking students. This requirement may be satisfied through one of the following options:
    • satisfactory completion of an approved college computer course within the past five years
    • satisfactory completion of a proficiency examination

Students are strongly recommended to meet the computer competency requirement through one of the options listed above prior to the completion of 24 college level credit hours.

Computer Competency Course Options

Credit courses that meet the computer competency requirement are:

CET 1171Introduction to Computer Technology


CGS 1100Microcomputer Applications


CGS 1062HComputers in Society - Honors**


CGS 2930Special Topics in Computers


EME 2040Introduction to Technology for Educators


OST 1100Introduction to Word


SLS 1501College and Career Success


CET 1171: Occupational Course

CGS 2930: Introduction to Computer Skills sections only

Students wishing to take the computer competency proficiency exam may contact the Assessment and Testing Center, Bryant Student Union, Room 205.

The following courses have been approved to satisfy the computer competency requirement for students in Health Sciences programs:

DEA 1856Clinic III Seminar


EMS 2658Paramedic Clinical Experience III


NUR 2713CNursing IVA


NUR 2734CNursing IV


PHT 2931Trends in Physical Therapy