The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree candidate in a career and technical area must complete a minimum of 90 quarter credits in program requirements with a grade point average of 2.0 or better. Many programs require more than 90 credits. The candidate must earn at least one-third of the credits required for the degree in residence from the college awarding the degree.

A minimum number of credits must be completed in related instruction. Related instruction areas are defined as communications, computation and human relations/leadership. A minimum of three credits must be completed in each area. Safety and hygiene requirements must be completed. SCC and SFCC have different requirements that must be met and are outlined online and in the program outlines section of this catalog.

A student possessing proven competencies in the program requirements and/or related instruction area may be granted advanced standing. The appropriate administrator must approve advanced standing placements.

All credits and grade points received from the time the student enrolls in the program are used for GPA calculation.

See Program Outlines for more details.