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General Science

General Science

Associate of Science degree

The General Science degree program is an interdisciplinary degree track that can lead to an advance degree in medicine, research, teaching or related field. The program is focused on the fundamentals of science and is designed to be flexible in preparing students for upper division studies at the university. Through proper advising and course selection, students can use the general science degree to pursue many diverse science fields. Students should be familiar with the admission requirements of the university they plan to attend.

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Degree Requirements - Minimum of 60 Credit Hours Print Requirements

General Education Core       (25 hours)
Area I.    Communications       (9 hours)
ENG111 Freshman Composition I 3 credits
ENG115 Freshman Composition II 3 credits
SPCH111 Public Speaking 3 credits
Area II.    Mathematics       (4 hours)
MATH180 College Algebra 4 credits
Area IV.    Social and Behavioral Sciences       (6 hours)
Area V.    Humanities and Fine Arts       (6 hours)
Program Requirements       (7 hours)
STEM105Computer Use for Scientific Research 3 credits
STEM117 Introduction to Engineering 3 credits
STEM250 STEM Capstone 1 credit
Approved Electives       (28 hours)
BIO105Biology for Non-Majors 4 credits
BIO110General Biology I 4 credits
BIO111 General Biology II 4 credits
BIO201 Medical Microbiology 4 credits
BIO217 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 credits
BIO218 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 credits
CHEM105 Introduction to Chemistry 4 credits
CHEM111 General Chemistry I 4 credits
CHEM112 General Chemistry II 4 credits
ENVS102Environmental Science 4 credits
GEOL101 Survey of Earth Science 4 credits
GEOL202Earth History 4 credits
MATH190 Trigonometry 4 credits
MATH195 Calculus I 4 credits
MATH212 Calculus II 4 credits
MATH213 Calculus II 4 credits
PHYS111 Introduction to Physics 4 credits
PHYS115 General Physics I 4 credits
PHYS116 General Physics II 4 credits
PHYS161 Calculus Physics I 4 credits
PHYS162 Calculus Physics II 4 credits

General Science Curriculum Profile 2012-2015

STEM Memorandum of Understanding August 2014

General Science AS Transfer Guide 2015

Program Resources

Program Director: Francisco Apodaca
Phone: 505-454-2510
Email: fapodaca@luna.edu
Program Advisor: Mrs. Angie Manafy
Phone: (505)454-2529
Email: amanafy@luna.edu


BS - Science- New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM
MS - Science-New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM
Office Manager: Amanda, Tapia
Phone: (505)454-5370
Email: atapia@luna.edu

Academic Center for Excellence (ACE Lab)

Technologies Center

Coordinator: Raymond Varela
Phone: (505) 454-5306
Email: rvarela@luna.edu

ACCESS Center (Student Services Center)

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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