Apr 14, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Associate in Science Degree Requirements

In addition to common core requirements noted under General Education Core , Associate in Science degree students must:

  1. Complete the specified number of hours of credit in an approved course of study as outlined for the program.
  2. Achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 (C).
  3. Complete at least 25 percent of semester hours in residence at CF.
  4. Effective Fall 2022, to satisfy F.A.C. 6A-10.02413, competency in civic literacy is a requirement for all students receiving an associate degree. Competency in civic literacy must be demonstrated in the following ways:
    • Successful completion of either POS2041 American National Government or AMH2020 United States History Since 1877, and
    • Achieving a standard score on an approved assessment. Current approved assessment options include the following:
      Assessment Standard Score
      AP Government and Politics: United States 3
      AP United States History 4
      CLEP: American Government 50
      Florida Civic Literacy Examination  60%
  5. Effective Fall 2005, competency in the use of computers is a requirement for all degree-seeking students. This requirement may be satisfied through one of the following options:
    1. satisfactory completion of a proficiency examination
    2. satisfactory completion of one of the following industry certifications, within the past five years: Microsoft Word, IC3, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, A+, Network+, Security+ or Server+
    3. satisfactory completion of an approved college computer course, within the past five years (See below for applicable courses)

Students are strongly recommended to meet the computer competency requirement through one of the options listed above prior to the completion of 24 college level credit hours.

Computer Competency Course Options

Students wishing to take the computer competency proficiency exam may contact the Assessment and Testing Center, Bryant Student Union, Room 205.

Credit courses that meet the computer competency requirement are:

Computer Competency for Health Sciences Programs

The following courses have been approved to satisfy the computer competency requirement for students in Health Sciences programs: