Students completing an Associate of Science (AS) degree at COM will meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 60 semester credit hours that must include all core curriculum and institutional requirements.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Only College of the Mainland courses will be used to calculate a GPA.
  3. Completion of at least 25 percent of the credit hours toward this degree at COM.
  4. Satisfy TSI liability.

Recommended Full-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester #2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus Math 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Semester #3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #4
Language, Philosophy and Culture Select from Core Curriculum3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
Creative Arts Select from Core Curriculum3
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
 Semester Credit Hours16
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Recommended Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #3 (Summer)
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #4
MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus Math 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #5
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #6 (Summer)
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #8
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #9 (Summer)
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours1
Semester #10
Creative Arts Select from Core Curriculum3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #11
Language, Philosophy and Culture Select from Core Curriculum3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours7
 Total Semester Credit Hours60