AAS Degree Requirements

Associate of Applied Science Degree means a degree as defined by Kansas Board of Regents. This degree is granted to those who successfully complete programs which emphasize preparation in the applied arts and sciences for careers, typically at the technical or semi-professional level.

This is a degree in which not less than 15 semester credit hours in general education and not less than 30 semester credit hours in the area of specialized preparation are required. Selected courses may transfer to a college or university upon validation of applicable coursework.

For a list of required courses see program curriculum guides beginning on page 42. Students must complete at least 15 credit hours with Colby Community College to be granted a degree.

Associate of Applied Science Options
Business Management & AdministrationFarm & Ranch ManagementSustainable/ Renewable Energy
Criminal JusticeHorse Production & ManagementTechnical Studies
Dental HygienistNursingVeterinary Technology
Physical Therapist Assistant 


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