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
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I 3
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester #2
ENGL 1302
Composition II
or Technical Writing
3
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals I 3
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester #3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum3
COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II 3
PHYS 2425 University Physics I 4
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours14
Semester #4
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
COSC 2336 Programming Fundamentals III 3
COSC 2425 Computer Organization 4
PHYS 2426 University Physics II 4
 Semester Credit Hours14
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Recommended Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I 3
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #3 (Summer)
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #4
ENGL 1302
Composition II
or Technical Writing
3
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #5
COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals I 3
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #6 (Summer)
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7
PHYS 2425 University Physics I 4
COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II 3
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #8
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
COSC 2336 Programming Fundamentals III 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #9 (Summer)
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #10
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
COSC 2425 Computer Organization 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #11
PHYS 2426 University Physics II 4
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours5
 Total Semester Credit Hours60