The Associate of Applied Science Degree is intended to provide the preparation necessary for potential employment in an occupational specialty.
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
- Minimum 15 semester hours of credit earned at Macomb
- Minimum 62 semester hours of credit courses numbered 1000 or above, which include:
- A minimum 18 semester hours of credit in Arts and Sciences courses numbered 1000 or above, as described in the Group Concentrations table below; and
- A minimum of an additional 44 semester hours, including required career preparation and related courses as well as any electives required in the program.
Arts and Sciences Courses Required for the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree
A minimum of one course from each of the five Arts and Sciences groups must be selected. Electives and Arts and Sciences requirements must be satisfied by courses numbered 1000 or higher. Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree requirements are met by taking the required career courses and the Arts and Sciences courses.
||ENGL-1180 or ENGL-1210
||Other English Composition, Reading, or Speech
||See Note below|
||Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Natural Science, Physical Science, Physics
||Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, INTL-2010, INTL-2500, INTL-2700, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Science
||Art, Creative Writing, Foreign Language, Humanities, INTL-2000, INTL-2300, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theater Arts
||Any PHED Wellness course - 2000 or above
Note: If students take one course from each of Groups I.A, II, III, IV, and V, and still have taken less than the minimum of 18 semester hours of Arts and Sciences courses required for the AAS degree, they may elect additional hours from Groups I.B, II, III, IV, or V to satisfy minimum degree requirements.
See Academic Placement Procedures for information on course placement in chemistry, English, English for Academic Purposes, mathematics, and reading.
Program Completion: Two Year/Seven Year Rule