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Associate of Science Degree Requirements (AS)


Complete a minimum of 90 credits. All courses must be passed with a grade C- or better. These must include the following:

General Education Requirements


Six credits minimum


Four credits minimum

Physical Education or Health

(One or more courses totaling at least three credits) Three credits minimum. A maximum of three credits of PE 185 may be applied toward degree.

  • Any PE 185 course (one credit each);
  • any HE or HPE course (three credits each).

Arts and Letters

(Minimum of nine credits chosen from two or more disciplines.) The course taken to meet the Oral Communications/Rhetoric requirement above may not be used to meet this requirement. Nine credits minimum

Social Sciences

(Minimum of nine credits chosen from two or more disciplines.) Nine credits minimum


(Courses must include a laboratory.) 12 credits minimum

Digital Literacy

(As demonstrated by course completion or competency testing.) Three credits minimum

Choose Three Credits From:


(Complete additional courses to bring the total number of credits to 90.) All elective credits must be numbered 100 or above and be lower division collegiate courses.


  1. Complete a minimum of 24 credits at Chemeketa.
  2. Two terms of the same college-level foreign language, with a grade of “C” or better, are required for admission to Oregon University System schools. This requirement applies only to students graduating from high school in 1997 or later. This requirement may also be met by completing two years of the same foreign language at the high school level. This is not a requirement for earning the Associate of Artsdegree.
  3. GPA admission, general education, and major requirements for the OUS schools are not necessarily satisfied with an AS degree. Please contact your school of choice for specific requirements.