Associate in Science

Liberal Arts (Physical Science Transfer)


Contact Information 

Dr. Bill Shay, professor
Haverty Hall 228

Delivery Methods 

Face-to-Face: Wahpeton
Online: Some Classes

The Physical Science transfer curriculum plan is not generally a college major in itself, but is a springboard into a variety of college majors. Possible university majors for the physical science student to consider include astronomy, chemistry, consumer food science, geology, meteorology, physics, and mathematics.

Students should consult with their academic advisor in selecting free electives, as their future area of study may have additional requirements. For example, some students may need to take organic chemistry during their second year.

Students entering the Physical Science transfer curriculum plan who do not have the proper prerequisites may need additional preparatory classes.

This plan provides preparation for the professional curriculum and meets the Liberal Arts Program Purposes listed in the NDSCS Catalog.

In addition to the Physical Science transfer curriculum plan, other programs a student may transfer into are chemistry, physics, engineering, geology, and environmental science.

Admission Requirements

The applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent. Helpful courses to prepare for this program are chemistry, mathematics, physics, English, and computer science. Courses that develop reading and communications skills and two years of a foreign language, if available, also are recommended. Applicants may be required to complete a basic skills evaluation during the admissions process.


Upon successful completion of the required courses, students will be awarded an Associate in Science degree in Liberal Arts.

Required Courses

Course Code
Sub-Total Credits

**MATH 266 Introduction to Differential Equations is recommended.

This curriculum meets the North Dakota University System general education requirements as indicated in the NDSCS Catalog under the heading: NDUS General Education Transfer Agreement.

Total Required Credits