AAS Requirements

  1. A minimum of 60 credit hours in a prescribed program of study with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (a C average). At least 15 of these credit hours must be earned from PPCC. See specific degree program for additional requirements.
  2. A minimum of 15 credit hours (of the 60 total) of general education courses from list will be chosen by the faculty for specific degrees.
  3. Degree is intended to prepare students to enter skilled and/or paraprofessional occupations and is not intended for transfer toward a baccalaureate degree; however, some courses may transfer to some institutions. Academic advisors should be consulted for further information.
  4. Courses used as electives in meeting degree requirements and taken in addition to those courses specified in a particular program are not accepted toward this degree without approval of the chief instructional officer. Approval is given only when it is appropriate to the educational objectives of a student.
  5. A maximum of four (4) credit hours in any combination of PED activity courses.
  6. Specific degree requirements are listed with each program in the next section of this catalog.
  7. Courses numbered below 100 normally may not apply toward degrees.