Natural Sciences and Mathematics
The Associate of Arts degree in Natural Sciences and Mathematics is intended to give students a broad background in a particular area of liberal studies. Students are required to take coursework in at least three disciplines within Natural Sciences and Mathematics and to take a concentration in one subject area. The credits earned in this associate degree are all applicable toward a bachelor’s degree. For information and advising on this degree, please contact the College of Arts and Sciences in Morgan Hall 209.
For the Associate of Arts Degree in Natural Sciences and Mathematics, a student must complete 60 semester hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Twenty-four credit hours must be completed at Washburn University; of these, 12 of the last 24 must be Washburn University credits. Forty-two hours must be graded. A student may not take the A/pass/fail option in the area of concentration without obtaining written permission from the chairperson of the department offering the course and filing it with the University Registrar’s Office. The application for degree should be on file before enrolling for the last 15 hours.
Student Learning Outcomes
Washburn University students completing this degree, upon graduation, are expected to have:
- Acquired an introductory knowledge of the basic principles of science and mathematics.
- Developed the ability to understand and utilize the scientific method.
- Acquired a foundation for continuing academic study.