Degrees and Certificates
Associate of Arts Degree Programs
The Associate of Arts degree is offered for students who plan to transfer to a four year institution for
the final two years of a bachelor's degree. The AA degree provides full credit for
transfer to other institutions. Students must complete sixty hours (60) as required
for graduation. The General Education portion for the Associate of Arts degree has a minimum of 36 semester hours of academic credit
in communications, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, sciences and health fitness.
In addition to the required 36 semester hours of General Education, each student completes
an additional 24 semester hours in a specialization selected from the listing of State
University Programs. Students should consult their faculty advisor to select the appropriate
courses in the specialized field that will fulfill the 60 hour requirement for graduation.
Associate of Science Degree Programs
The Associate of Science degree provides a college credit curricula not specifically designed for transfer, but designed to prepare students to enter the work force, train for a career, or prepare for professional, technical, or managerial employment. Certain four year institutions do accept Associate of Science degree students with full transfer credit.
In this division, the following AS degrees are offered:
- Music Production Technology - Includes training in the recording arts such as audio and acoustic fundamentals, recording techniques, and multi-track mixdown in the post-production environment, plus technical electives such as music theory and appreciation. A certificate program is also available.
- Theater and Entertainment Technology
In the pursuit of theater studies students produced Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' in Spring of 2015
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