Science, A.S.

This degree will help prepare students to enter the Nursing or Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs.

AS.SCI

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MSJC General Education Option A

Pre-DMS - Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
MATH-105 College Algebra 4
AH-105 Medical Terminology 3
BIOL-100 Human Biology 4
 Units15
Spring Semester 1
PS-101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3
PSYC-101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SPAN-101 Elementary Spanish I 4
ANAT-101 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
 Units14
Fall Semester 2
NUTR-101 Introduction to Nutrition Science (formerly Nutrition and Foods) 3
SPAN-102 Elementary Spanish II 4
COMM-103 Interpersonal Communication 3
ANAT-102 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ART-104 World Art 3
 Units17
Spring Semester 2
SOCI-101 Principles of Sociology 3
ANTH-102 Cultural Anthropology 3
PSYC-103 Human Development 3
HS-121 Fundamentals of Healthful Living 3
PHY-100 Physical Science in Modern Society (formerly Conceptual Physics) 3
 Units15
 Total Units61

 Notes: Language Requirement: Some CSU’s have an Intermediate Language Proficiency requirement that can be met by completion of 4 years of high school Foreign Language with a grade of C or better, or by completing up to the equivalent of MSJC’s ASL-201 American Sign Language III (formerly ASL-103), FREN-201 Intermediate French I, or SPAN-201 Intermediate Spanish I.

Pre-Nursing: MSJC Option B: CSU 

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
MATH-140 Introduction to Statistics 3
PSYC-101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCI-101 Principles of Sociology 3
NUTR-101 Introduction to Nutrition Science (formerly Nutrition and Foods) 3
 Units16
Spring Semester 1
ANAT-101 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
CHEM-107 Chemistry of Life 5
COMM-100 Public Speaking 3
ENGL-103 Critical Thinking and Writing 3
 Units15
Fall Semester 2
ANAT-102 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
SPAN-101 Elementary Spanish I 4
ART-104 World Art 3
ANTH-102 Cultural Anthropology 3
PSYC-103 Human Development 3
 Units17
Spring Semester 2
BIOL-125 Microbiology 4
HIST-111
U.S. History to 1877
or U.S. History Since 1865
3
SPAN-102 Elementary Spanish II 4
PS-101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3
 Units14
 Total Units62

Pre-Nursing: MSJC Option C: UC 

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
MATH-211 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4
CHEM-101 General Chemistry I 5
PSYC-101 Introduction to Psychology 3
 Units16
Spring Semester 1
ANAT-101 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
CHEM-102 General Chemistry II 5
ENGL-103 Critical Thinking and Writing 3
ART-104 World Art 3
 Units15
Fall Semester 2
ANAT-102 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
CHEM-112 Organic Chemistry I 5
PHIL-105 Introduction to Ethics 3
ANTH-102 Cultural Anthropology 3
 Units15
Spring Semester 2
BIOL-125 Microbiology 4
HIST-111
U.S. History to 1877
or U.S. History Since 1865
3
MATH-140 Introduction to Statistics 3
BIOL-134 Human Heredity and Evolution 3
 Units13
Fall Semester 3
BIOL-150 General Biology I 4
SPAN-101 Elementary Spanish I 4
COMM-100 Public Speaking 3
 Units11
Spring Semester 3
BIOL-151 General Biology II 4
SPAN-102 Elementary Spanish II 4
PS-101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3
 Units11
 Total Units81

Notes: For students who did not meet the LOTE requirement in high school, they may fulfill Area 6 by demonstrating proficiency by completing ASL-100 American Sign Language I, FREN-101 Elementary French I or SPAN-101 Elementary Spanish I with a grade C or better. Languages other than English for Native Speakers are also acceptable for meeting this requirement.  

Pre-Nursing: MSJC/LOMA LINDA

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
MATH-140 Introduction to Statistics 3
PSYC-101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCI-101 Principles of Sociology 3
NUTR-101 Introduction to Nutrition Science (formerly Nutrition and Foods) 3
 Units16
Spring Semester 1
ANAT-101 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
CHEM-107 Chemistry of Life 5
COMM-100 Public Speaking 3
ENGL-103 Critical Thinking and Writing 3
 Units15
Fall Semester 2
ANAT-102 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
SPAN-101 Elementary Spanish I 4
ART-104 World Art 3
PS-101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3
PSYC-103 Human Development 3
 Units17
Spring Semester 2
BIOL-125 Microbiology 4
PHIL-101 Introduction to Philosophy I 3
SPAN-102 Elementary Spanish II 4
PE-119B Intermediate Fitness Walking 2
DAN-201 Dances of the World 1
 Units14
 Total Units62

An Associate Degree in this program requires students to follow MSJC's General Education, Option A and complete all general education areas, all major requirements, and complete an overall total of 60 degree applicable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

In addition to the required core, students must choose and complete one of the two options (Pre-Nursing or Pre-Diagnostic Medical Sonography) for a total of 19-20 units. Students must also complete all MSJC General Education Option A requirements (a total of 60 units) for the Associate of Science degree in Science.

Course Title Credits
MSJC General Education Option A24
Required Science Courses8
Pre-Nursing Option11-12
Pre-Diagnostic Medical Sonography Option12
Electives (as needed to reach 60 units)
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
Choose one option:
ANAT-101Human Anatomy & Physiology I4
ANAT-102Human Anatomy & Physiology II4
Pre-Nursing Option11-12
Microbiology
Honors Microbiology
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Chemistry
General Chemistry I
Honors General Chemistry I
Chemistry of Life
One additional Option A, Area A science course totaling 3 units or more.
Pre-Diagnostic Medical Sonograhy Option12
Medical Terminology
Physical Science in Modern Society (formerly Conceptual Physics)
Two additional Option A, Area A science courses totaling 6 units or more.

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