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Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements (AAS)


Requirements


Complete the required courses and credits listed for each career and technical education program. See Career Choices  for career and technical education programs. You will meet the degree requirements if you follow the curriculum listed for your program. Additionally, the courses listed below meet the college’s AAS degree requirements.

Related Instruction and Digital Literacy Requirements


Communication/Writing


(A minimum of three credits) Choose from the following:

Computation/Mathematics


(A minimum of three credits) Choose from the following:

Digital Literacy***


(A minimum of three credits) Choose from the following:

General Education Electives


(A minimum of three credits chosen from one of these three disciplines)

Arts and Letters


American Sign Language, Art, Communication, English, Film Arts, Foreign Language, Humanities, Journalism, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theater, Writing

Science/Applied Science


Approved program-related instruction may satisfy this requirement, orcourses in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Education, General Engineering, General Science, Geology, Horticulture, Nutrition and Food Management, Oceanography, Physics

Social Science


Anthropology, Chicano/Latino Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Human Development and Family Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Women’s Studies

A Minimum of Three Additional Credits From Any of These Areas


(Choose from any of the following:)

Arts and Letters


American Sign Language, Art, Communication, English, English as a Non-Native Language**, Film Arts, Foreign Language, Humanities, Journalism, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theater

Health and Human Performance/Physical Education


Any course with an HE, HPE, or PE prefix

Mathematics


Any course with a MTH prefix

Reading**


Any course with an RD prefix

Science/Applied Science


Approved program-related instruction may satisfy this requirement, or courses in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, General Engineering, General Science, Geology, Horticulture, Nutrition and Food Management, Oceanography, Physics

Social Science


Anthropology, Chicano/Latino Studies, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Human Development and Family Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Women’s Studies

Study Skills**


Any course with an SSP prefix

Writing**


Any course with a WR prefix

Notes:


  1. Complete a minimum of 24 credits at Chemeketa.
  2. Earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or above.
  3. We recommend that you see an advisor for guidance before you enroll.
  4. Only courses numbered 050 or higher-unless otherwise indicated-apply toward the degree.
  5. At the end of a program or course of study, any student receiving a three-term Certificate of Completion or two-year Associate of Applied Science degree will meet related instruction requirements in communications, computation, and human relations. See Degree and Certificate Types  
  6. Some of Oregon’s four-year institutions accept certain career and technical education courses as college transfer courses. If you are interested in continuing your education after completing a Chemeketa program, please contact your school of choice for additional information.
    * Indicates a course prerequisite or requirement related to the course. For further information contact your program advisor or college advisor.
    ** Courses must be 100 level or higher
    *** See Degree and Certificate Types  for more Information regarding the Digital Literacy requirement for the AAS degree.