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Applied Sciences

Associate of Arts

Prepare for the future

Earn your applied sciences degree and gain a solid foundation in a variety of topics to prepare for a successful career. As a student in this program, you will study concepts, theories and methodologies of the disciplines that comprise applied sciences and explore scientific literacy, quantitative reasoning and human interactions.

Don't stop here. Continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree to land the career you desire.

What you will learn in the applied sciences program

  • Computer forensics and research methods
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Environmental risk and public health

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iPad-powered learning
iPad-powered learning

Embrace new ideas and experience technologies that make learning more dynamic than you ever imagined.


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At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.

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Beyond the classroom

Step outside the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning opportunities and real-world experiences.

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Learning is more than sitting in a classroom

Complete one three-week J-Term course and explore innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning.

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Applied sciences curriculum

As a student in the applied sciences program, you'll study fascinating topics, combining core curriculum and degree-specific classes right from the start. That means you can start studying the subjects that most interest you as early as your first semester. All the credits earned in this program will transfer to a bachelor's degree.

Course preview

ENV 130: Human Environment Interactions
Get and introduction into human-environment interactions from an anthropological perspective. The course begins with defining the ecosystem and how humans and the actions of humans are part of that ecosystem; creating a human-environment interface. Discover the historical relationship between human and non-human animal species. By examining case studies, this course will examine environmental issues in a variety of geographic contexts (developed and developing countries) and the connections between environmental problems in different locations. Explore the fundamentals of environmental science, anthropology, economics, and cultural ecology as they relate to the interface between humans and their environment.

FOR 130: Introduction to Forensic Science
Get an introduction to the uses and methods of forensic science. This course will examine the types of evidence that result from scientific analysis of a crime scene, the methods used to evaluate this evidence, the limits of these techniques, and the role of the forensic scientist in criminal investigation.

SCI 110: The Biological World and Lab
Introduction to the life-supported systems of nature, emphasizing the diversity and adaptations of organisms in the evolutionary perspective. This course meets three lecture hours and two lab hours per week.

Applied sciences jobs and careers

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