SUNY Herkimer

A.S. in Science

Program Description

Herkimer College’s Science A.S. program prepares students for transfer to four-year college and university science programs. The program mirrors the first two years of a four-year science degree program. Class sizes are small, so students enjoy a more personal academic experience. While designed for transfer, some graduates secure employment in positions that do not require advanced degrees. Graduates are prepared to: Demonstrate analytical abilities in organizing, data gathering, synthesizing, and evaluating; Demonstrate an ability to use the scientific process to solve problems, Demonstrate an understanding of value systems, Write a scientific research paper, Discuss and evaluate current science issues such as health, medical, environmental, and biotechnological problems.

Focus Areas

  • Microbes in society
  • Biology of aging
  • Topics human biology
  • Human reproductive biology
  • Conserve and environment
  • Fund of human anatomy and phys
  • Fundmentals of genetics

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Biologist
  • Chemist
  • Electrical engineer
  • Forensic chemist
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Pharmacist
  • Physicist

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes