Natural and Physical Sciences

Associate of Science

School: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Dean: Melanie Rie,

Program Director: Kristopher Baker,

Support Staff: Diane Mena,

Location: Academic I, Room 1101, Phone: 845-574-4203

Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science (AS): Natural and Physical Sciences

Program Description:

The program will provide students with a general understanding of mathematics and science courses as well as a foundation in other general liberal arts courses required for transfer into a baccalaureate program. Students will engage in the exploration of science and will build and reinforce confidence in their abilities to be successful in this discipline.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop critical knowledge in the areas of mathematics, biology, chemistry, or physics
  • Develop research skills and an understanding of the scientific method and how to solve problems
  • Develop an understanding of the role and responsibility of the scientific community in the solution to global problems
  • Understand the use of technology in research, learning, direct investigation and experimental analysis