Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

These degrees are designed for students planning to specialize in technical, business, semiprofessional, and supervisory fields that are career-oriented. Portions of this degree may, in selected fields transfer to a senior institutions.

General Education Core for Associate in Applied Science Degree Entering students are required to complete ORI 107. Transfer students are exempt from this requirement.


General Education Core:15-29
Technical Concentration and Electives: 31-61
Total Minimum: 60
Total Maximum: 76

Area I: Written Composition

3-6 hours

Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts

3-6 hours

NOTE: SPH107 or foreign language may NOT be the one course designated to fulfill SACSCOC Core Requirement 2.7.3 for Humanities and Fine Arts. 

Area III: Natural Sciences and Mathematics

6-11 hours

Three hours must be in Mathematics and three hours in a Natural Science course: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, or Physical Science

Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Science

3-6 hours

Area V: Technical Concentration and Electives

31-61 hours

Courses appropriate to the degree requirements, occupational or technical speciality requirements, core courses, and electives

Total credits: