Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements

The AAS program is a two-year degree plan designed for students who want to pursue short-term training so they can enter the workforce immediately.

Requirements

The general education block for each program must contain a minimum of 15 college credit hours.

  1. The general education block for each program must include ENGL 1301.
  2. The general education block for each program must contain at least one course from each of the following categories:
    • Math/Natural Sciences
    • Social/Behavioral Sciences
    • Humanities/Fine Arts
    • General Education Core Requirement
  3. Furthermore, graduates must meet the computer literacy, math (minimum completion of Math 0308 plus any math degree requirements), oral communication competencies, wellness, and multicultural requirements.

A course cannot count toward more than one requirement of the degree, with one exception the multicultural requirement. See individual program or certificate degree plans for specific courses.

Program Plan

Core Component Course Options Semester Credit Hours

Composition

ENGL 1301

3 hours

Mathematics/
Natural Sciences

BIOL 1406 or 1408, 1407 or 1409, 2401, 2402, 2404, 2406, 2416, 2420, 2421

CHEM 1405, 1411, 1412, 1419, 2423, 2425

ENVR 1401, 1402

GEOL 1403, 1404, 1405, 1445, 2307

MATH 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1351, 2318, 2320, 2412, 2413, 2414, 2415 

PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1410, 2425, 2426

3 hours

Social / Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 2301, 2346, 2351

CRIJ 1301, 1307

ECON 2301, 2302

GEOG 1300, 1303

GOVT 2305, 2306

HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2311, 2312, 2321, 2322

PSYC 2301, 2306, 2308

SOCI 1301, 1306 2301 2319, 2326

3 hours

Humanities / Fine Arts

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304, 1311, 1316, 2346, 2356

DANC 2303

DRAM 1120, 1121, 1310, 1330, 1351, 1352, 2120, 2331, 2361, 2362, 2366

ENGL 2307, 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2342, 2343, 2351

HUMA 1301, 1302

MUSI 1301, 1306, 1308, 1309, 1310

PHIL 1301, 1304, 2306, 2321

FREN 2311, 2312 

GERM 2311, 2312

ITAL 2311, 2312

SPAN 2311, 2312, 2313, 2315 

3 hours

Electives

To meet LSCS core requirements (general education courses), see individual program degree plans for specific course.

3 hour

Specific Workforce or Support Program Courses

 

45-57 hours

Multicultural Requirement

Students must take one of the above courses marked with to meet the multicultural requirement of this degree, or master the multicultural competencies contained in a specific degree program, or take one of the following courses to meet the multicultural requirement of this degree.

FREN 1300, 1310, 1411, 1412

GERM 1411, 1412

ITAL 1411, 1412

JAPN 1411, 1412

SGNL 1401, 1402, 2301, 2302

SPAN 1300, 1310, 1411, 1412, 2306

 
 

Total Hours (individual programs vary):

60-72


1 Students must meet math competency. In AAS awards that include natural sciences rather than math courses, students must complete or place out of MATH 0308.

Specifically designed for elementary and middle school teachers.

Denotes a multicultural requirement.

Note: Students must also meet computer literacy, wellness, and communication competencies. The core component of this degree is 15 semester hours.

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