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Natural Science (NSCI)

Program Description

This Associate in Science Degree program prepares students to transfer to 4-year institutions in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related fields. Hawai‘i Community College offers two ASNS tracks: Biological Science and Physical Science. For more information, contact Laura Brezinsky by e-mail (

The ASNS degree program is also available at the Hawai'i Community College – Palamanui campus starting in the Fall 2017 semester!

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Analyze data effectively using current technology.
  • Communicate scientific ideas and principles clearly and effectively.
  • Analyze and apply fundamental mathematical, physical, and chemical concepts and techniques to scientific issues.
  • Apply fundamental concepts and techniques in their chosen concentration.

Course Learning Outcomes