ASAST in Laboratory Animal Science
The Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology (ASAST) degree in Laboratory Animal Science is designed for technologists employed in animal research, industrial or veterinary hospital settings. The degree is a 60-credit program.
ASAST in Laboratory Animal Science Credit Distribution
|I. General Education Requirements||30|
|A. English Composition||6|
|C. Social Sciences||6|
|D. Natural Sciences and Mathematics||12|
|II. Area of Study: Laboratory Animal Science||24|
|A. Anatomy and Physiology||3|
C. Laboratory Procedures
D. Medical and Surgical Procedures
E. Animal Electives
|F. Associate Capstone (APS-295)||3|
|III. Free Electives||6|
|A. Computer Concepts||3|
|B. Free Electives||3|
- Required Courses: Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Laboratory Procedures, Medical and Surgical Procedures
- Corollary Requirements: College Algebra, Chemistry I and II or General Biology, Computer Concepts
- How Students Earn Credit in the Option: Students whose options are not complete at the time of enrollment either use Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) or classroom work to complete their options
Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.
Leverage Your Training
Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The College also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.