Definitions for "Associate of Applied Science Degree"
Keywords:  aas, sccc, workforce, degree, bachelor
This degree prepares students for immediate employment upon completion of the degree. A student seeking an AAS degree should be aware that it is an employment-oriented degree and that some courses of the degree may not transfer to other colleges and universities
The Associate of Applied Science degree is a two-year degree program in a technical area. This technical degree only requires 15/16 hours of general education core classes and is heavy on technical course requirements. Most AAS degrees require approximately 60 hours to graduate. The AAS degree will transition most easily into the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies with a minimum loss of earned credits.
The degree option for a workforce education program. Degrees must be limited to a total of 60-72 semester credit hours.