The Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed to provide training in specialized skills that can connect with immediate employment opportunities. It is not intended as a preparation for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs, although many credits may transfer to other institutions. To qualify for an A.A.S. degree a candidate must:
- Complete a minimum of 60 semester credits of 100- and 200-level courses with a grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better in all work attempted; and
- Complete a minimum of 15 credits of general education coursework selected from the core listed below; and
- Satisfy all core and program requirements with a grade of C- or better in each course. Candidates should reference their program guideline for a full list of requirements for graduation.
NOTE: Individual programs may require specific courses listed under the headings below.
GEM 1 - Written Communication
|ENGL-101||Writing and Rhetoric I
GEM 2 - Oral Communication
|COMM-101||Fundamentals of Oral Communications
GEM 3 - Mathematical Ways of Knowing
GEM 6 - Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Career and Technical Requirements
In addition to the general education requirements listed above, candidates for an A.A.S. degree must complete 45 credits or more in their specific career and technical program.
- WICHE Passport
- AAS Institutionally Designated