This degree is designed to teach specific career/technical skills. The requirements for each major in the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree are clearly shown in the curriculum patterns in this catalog. Students seeking such a degree should become familiar with the specific required courses in the appropriate curriculum pattern.
Students must have a minimum of 60 credit hours with a grade of "C" or better in each of the three general education courses (English 1301 or English 1302, (whichever is required), Speech 1311 or 1315 (whichever is required), and Mathematics 1314 or
higher or Science (whichever is required). Each Associate in Applied Sciences Degree
requires students to take three credit hours from the general education
categories of Humanities or Fine Arts and three credit hours from Social
Sciences or Behavioral Sciences (the specific curriculum pattern will cite what
students must take to meet these requirements). Additionally, each student must
earn a grade point average of at least 2.00 ("C"), based on GPA #2, and meet all
TSI standards in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. The GPA is based only on the
credit hours used to meet degree requirements and the following courses
will not count toward graduation or the GPA for graduation: Courses numbered
below 1000, Arts 1170, Drama 1170, and Music 9176.
Specific degree requirements for each career and
technical program can be found in this
catalog. For some programs, more than 60 credit hours are required. All prescribed requirements for the specific program degree in which the student is enrolled must be completed. These programs may also have other criteria in addition to degree requirements. See the Career and Technical Programs section of this catalog for a more detailed