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Comprised of three distinct colleges, Oklahoma Panhandle State University accepts a diverse collection of students from all educational backgrounds. The programs of study offered at OPSU lead to nearly 60 different baccalaureate and associate degrees. In addition to the baccalaureate opportunities, OPSU offers several pre-professional studies in selected fields. OPSU strives to enrich its student's lives educationally, personally, and socially. It is the hope that students matriculating at OPSU will receive life-long learning experiences that meet their needs, personally and vocationally.

Program Info

Program

General Studies
A.S. (Associate in Science)

Faculty Contact

Photograph of Collins, Dr. Justin
Collins, Dr. Justin
Title: Professor of Biology / Department Chair of Biology
Office: SAB 218
Phone: 580.349.1522
Email: Email Web Form

Requirements

Total Hours: 64
  • Student Success Seminar 1
    • *Ucss 1111-Student Success Seminar
  • Communication 9
    • *Engl 1113-Freshman English I
    • *Engl 1213-Freshman English II
    • *Comm 1113-Speech Communication
  • Mathematics 3
    • *Math 1513-College Algebra OR
    • *Math 1473-Math for Critical Thinking
  • American History and Government 6
    • *Hist 1313-US History 1492-1877 OR
    • *Hist 1323-US History 1877-Present
  • Pols 1013-American Government
  • Social Science 6
  • Economics 3
  • Social Science 3
  • Natural Sciences 8
  • Physical Science (lab course) 4-5
    • *Biol 1304-Principles of Biology I 4
  • Humanities 6
    • Choose from humanities, music appreciation, music history, art appreciation, literature, upper level foreign language, introduction to theater, world history, AND/ OR world religion. No activity courses will count.
  • Liberal Arts and Science Electives 2
  • Concentration
    • 23 hours in one of the following areas: (Any course taken in the concentration must be departmentally approved. Hours taken to satisfy general education may count toward the concentration.) Area 1: Education Area 2: HPER (Maximum of two hours of activity class) Area 3: Mathematics, physics Area 4: Biology, chemistry, and earth science Area 5: Psychology