ProgramsAssociate of Applied Science
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is the career and workforce preparation degree. Each AAS degree is comprised of a block of general education coursework (a minimum of 20 hours) coupled with a minimum of 44 credit hours of program based coursework. While the AAS is a career preparation degree, many institutions may consider the degree in transfer. Certificate Options are also available in many of the career fields offering the AAS degree.
Information on the following AAS degree options is provided at the links below.
Associate of Arts in Teaching
The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is the institutional transfer degree for students preparing to study in teacher education programs. Each AAT degree is comprised of the general education block (a minimum of 43 credit hours), tailored to the specific needs of education majors, coupled with elective options in the area of teacher preparation, totaling a minimum of 64 credit hours. Students completing the AAT degree and transfering to a public baccalaureate institution in Missouri offering teacher preparation programs will enter the transfer institution at the junior level; all lower division general education coursework will be satisfied and the core block of teacher education courses will transfer. Students interested in study in this program must complete an application for study in the AAT.
Certificate of Specialization