Rowan College at Gloucester County

Arts & Sciences (A.S.)

​​​​​​​​Description

This Arts & Science program is designed for students who have selected a major field of concentration but still desire more flexibility in course selection. The program meets transfer requirements for students pursuing a bachelor of science degree. It also is suggested that students seek advisement in course selection from the institutions to which they intend to transfer.  

Program Goals

Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate application of theoretical concepts and fundamental principles used in the sciences, including use of the scientific method

  • Conduct background research on scientific topics to draw educated conclusions and demonstrate the ability to access and assess information, including understanding basic concepts, processes and key ​​words necessary to explore topics

  • Communicate with others in written and oral form and present scientific information effectively

  • Operate basic laboratory equipment successfully

  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address scientific research problems, including utilizing statistics and graphical analyses

Admissions

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

Program Classes

Download the Program Requirements to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

Please view the RCGC Catalog for class descriptions.

Visit the Class Schedule Listing to view the availability of classes for each semester.



Program Advisor
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.

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Download Program Requirements​​

Transfer Opportunities

Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities —​ immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree. 

In addition, the College also maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.

Some of our students in this program have transferred to the following four-year institutions:

  • Drexel University

  • Rosemont College

  • Temple University

Please visit the CAP Center to discuss transfer options.

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete an advanced degree will qualify for employment as:

  • Clinical laboratory technicians

  • Computer programmers

  • Engineers

  • Pharmacists

Find out where U.S. News & World Report rates these jobs in U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs.

Please visit the CAP Cen​ter to discuss career options.​​

Disclaimer:
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.