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General Education Requirements for the Associate of Applied Science Degree
02:15:02 General Education Requirements for the Associate of Applied Science Degree

 

  1. The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is not designed to transfer to baccalaureate programs; however, a general education component is required. The following distribution of general education courses is required for the A.A.S. degree in all community colleges within the Tennessee Board of Regents System.
    1. English Composition 3 semester hours
    2.  *Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 semester hours
    3.  *Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 semester hours
    4. *Natural Science/Mathematics 3 semester hours
    5.  *One additional course from the categories of Communication, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Social/Behavioral Sciences, or Natural Science/Mathematics 3-4 semester hours
    6. Total 15-17 semester hours

*Specific courses satisfying these requirements must be the same courses that satisfy the general education requirement for the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or baccalaureate degrees.

Source: TBR Policy 2:01:00:00
TBR Meetings, June 25, 1976; June 25, 1982; March 20, 1987; June 24, 1988; December 5,
1997; June 29, 2004; September 24, 2004; March 27, 2008

Copyright 2007-2008 Tennessee Board of Regents

Approved: Executive Staff, 05/20/09
Approved: President's Cabinet, 05/20/09
Approved: President, 05/20/09
Reviewed and Revised by: Academic Affairs, 03/20/09