University Transfer - Associate of Science

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Program Number: 20-800-2
Associate of Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid

The Associate of Science (AS) degree is a university transfer program that focuses on completing general education courses that apply to four-year degrees. The curriculum covers a variety of topics with an emphasis on math and science. Transfer agreements lead the way to seamless transfer to a four-year college or university with junior status. The program is also a great option for students who know they want a degree, but aren’t exactly sure which academic program is right for them.

About the Program

The Associate of Science degree offers the general education courses with a greater emphasis on science and mathematics. Graduate with an associate of science degree and transfer your credits to a four-year university and pursue a bachelor’s degree.

The AS degree is a good fit for students who may wish to pursue majors in areas such as Computer Science, Engineering, Health Science, and Pre-Professional Medical (dentistry, pharmacy, physical/occupational therapy, veterinary medicine). These are just a few examples.

What You'll Learn

  • Career & Life Skills
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Effective Communication
  • Intercultural Awareness
  • Social and Environmental Responsibility

Transfer Opportunities

Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.

Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.

Additional Information

Interested students are encouraged to discuss their goals and first steps with a recruiter to ensure the best possible fit.

Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

Credit for Prior Learning

Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:

  •   Previous college coursework from prior institutions
  •   Military training and experience
  •   Passing of MPTC or national exams
  •   Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences

Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.

Approximate Costs

  • $188.90 per credit (resident)
  • $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for associate degree and technical diploma programs (those that are 2 semesters in length and typically with 28 credits or more). Processing can take 4-5 weeks after a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
890-101College 1012
General Education Courses
Communications 9
801-196Oral and Interpersonal Communication3
or 801-198 Speech
801-219English Composition I3
801-223English Composition II3
801-204Introduction to Literature3
801-247Contemporary World Literature3
Social/Behavioral Science 6
809-103Thinking Critically and Creatively3
809-172Introduction to Diversity Studies3
Mathematics and Science25
804-189Introductory Statistics3
804-212College Algebra4
806-207Anatomy and Physiology I4
806-208Anatomy and Physiology II4
806-209College Chemistry 15
806-212College Chemistry 25
World/Foreign Language 14
802-211Spanish I4
802-212Spanish II4
Electives 210
Total Credits60

Note: Completing both courses in this category completes the two-course sequence requirement for the UW system intercultural knowledge and competency category.


Electives should align to student's career path. Please discuss with your advisor.

103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 may be counted as elective credits.