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Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

An Associate in Applied Science degree combines career-technical courses with general education courses. This degree prepares students for employment in the career-technical specialty area of their choice. 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

  1.  Completion of at least 62 semester credits, including 15 general education credits consisting of one course from each of the following areas:
    1. Communication
    2. Math, Science, or Computer Science
    3. Humanities or Social Science
    4. Wellness
  2. 2.00 (C) minimum institutional grade point average or higher (GPA required in select programs).
  3. Completion of prescribed career-technical curriculum
  4. Successful completion of UNIV 100 College Strategies (1 credit) or UNIV 101 College Transition (1 credit)
  5. Program coordinator's approval
  6. Minimum of 16 credits completed in residence
  7. Maximum of 12 S/U graded credits (program approval required for 13 or more)
  8. Maximum of 15 CLEP subject exam credits; 0 CLEP general exam credits I. Maximum of 15 credits for prior learning

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

A certificate program represents completion of a one-year curriculum in a prescribed career-technical program.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits (varies by program) including 5 general education credits
  2. 2.00 (C) minimum institutional grade point average or higher (GPA required in select programs).
  3. Completion of prescribed career-technical curriculum
  4. Successful completion of UNIV 100 College Strategies (1 credit) or UNIV 101 College Transition (1 credit)
  5. Program coordinator's approval
  6. Minimum of 16 credits completed in residence
  7. Maximum of 12 S/U graded credits (program approval required for 13 or more)
  8. Maximum of 15 CLEP subject exam credits; 0 CLEP general exam credits I. Maximum of ½ of total required credits awarded for prior learning.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Certificates of completion are awarded for completion of a non-credit or credit-based course of study requiring 15 credits or less. Requirements vary depending on desired outcomes.