Associate of Science A.S.

Degree Requirements: 64 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

To qualify for the Associate of Science, a student must earn at least 25% of the credits required for the degree at Georgia Southern.1

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Area A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Major Requirements18
General CORE Pathway
Select eighteen credit hours of courses at the 1000 or 2000 level 2
Criminal Justice and Criminology Pathway
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Universal Justice
Introduction to Policing
Introduction to Corrections
Students must also complete two courses from the list below (6 cr hrs)
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to International Studies
Introduction to Public Administration
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Nursing Pathway
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
Microorganisms and Disease
Lifespan Development
STEM Pathway
Area D science sequence if not taken in Area D.I. (0-8 hrs)
Second Area D science sequence (8 hrs)
Additional Math/Science/Technology courses at 1000 and 2000 level (2-10 hrs)
Total Credit Hours64


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