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Degrees & Certificates

Arts & Sciences, A.S. (Gloucester)

​​This Arts & Science program is designed for students who have selected a major field of concentration but still desire more flexibility in course selection. The program meets transfer requirements for students pursuing a bachelor of science degree. It also is suggested that students seek advisement in course selection from the institutions to which they intend to transfer.  

Program Goals
Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the application of theoretical concepts and fundamental principles used in the sciences, including the use of the scientific method
  • Conduct background research on scientific topics to draw educated conclusions and demonstrate the ability to access and assess information, including understanding basic concepts, processes and key ​​words necessary to explore topics
  • Communicate with others in written and oral form and present scientific information effectively
  • Operate basic laboratory equipment successfully
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address scientific research problems, including utilizing statistics and graphical analyses

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.