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Associate of Applied Science

Definition

This is a terminal degree designed to provide students with occupational skills in a variety of areas. These include:

  • Ag Production/Farm & Ranch Management*
  • Agribusiness*
  • Agriculture Food Chain Security*
  • Agronomy
  • Automobile Mechanics Technology*
  • Building Construction Technology*
  • Business Technology*
  • Communications
  • Computer Science*
  • Cosmetology*
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science*
  • Diesel Engine Mechanic and Repairer*
  • Early Childhood Education*
  • Electrical & Power Transmission*
  • Electrical Transmission System Technician* - Certificate only
  • Equine Studies*
  • Fire Science Protection Technology*
  • Flight Instructor*
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Graphic Design*
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality Operations* - Certificate only
  • Information Technology*
  • Licensed Practical Nurse* - Certificate only
  • Registered Nurse
  • Welding Technology*
  • Indicates where certificates are also available.

Requirements
Minimum requirements for each major varies. Student must earn a 2.0 GPA to graduate. Please check each individual major to see specific degree requirements. Basic English Composition, Preparatory Composition, Reading Improvement I, II, & III, and Sentences: Structure and Style will not be counted as part of the hours required for graduation. The transferability of individual courses is ultimately the decision of the receiving institution. Students bear the responsibility for becoming familiar with the requirements of the institutions to which they plan to transfer.