Academics

Associate in Applied Science Requirements

The Associate in Applied Science degree is a career-oriented degree that prepares an individual for immediate employment and is awarded in a specific program of study. Specific programs may have additional admission requirements. Reference each program for any program-specific requirements.

In addition to the General Requirements for Degrees (page 42 of the ICC Catalog), candidates for the Associate in Applied Science Degree must maintain an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 (C). All credits used to complete this degree must be labeled as “OC” or “TC”. The student must also present an approved program with the minimum credit hours specified for the program, including the following general education requirements:


A. English (3 credit hours)

  1. ENGL 110, 111,116, 125, 201

B. Communication (3 credit hours)

  1. COMM 110 or 212, 113, or 3 additional credit hours or 3 additional credit hours in one of the following: ENGL 116, 125 or 201

C. Social Science (3 credit hours)

  1. Economics: ECON 105, 110, 111
  2. Geography: GEOG 112, 113, 116, 118, 200
  3. History: HIST 117, 118, 201, 202, 231
  4. International Studies: INTST 130, 134, 140
  5. Political Science: POLSC 115, 119, 120, 122, 124
  6. Psychology: PSY 110, 202, 210, 220
  7. Social Science: SSC 111
  8. Sociology: SOC 110, 114, 120, 213, 218, 219

D. Mathematics and/or Laboratory Science (6 credit hours)

  1. Mathematics: The particular course prescribed in the specific Applied Science curriculum. Approved courses are: AGBUS 118; BUS 120, MAT 106, RNRS 150.
    Any MATH above 100, except for the following: 230, 250
  2. Laboratory Science: The particular course prescribed in the Applied Science curriculum. Approved courses are: AGRI 112, 201; ASEP 221; AUTO 115; CATTK 110; DPET 130; ELCTK 220; HORT 110 Any BIOL above 100, except for the following: 150, 230 Any CHEM above 100, except for the following: 113, 122, 131, 132, 210, 220, 230 Any PHYS above 100, except for the following; 104, 121, 211, 212, 213, 214 Any EASC or PHYSC above 100

E. Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

  1. Art: ART 110, 142, 150, 151, 152
  2. Dance: DANCE 115
  3. Film: FILM 110
  4. Foreign Language:
    ARA 211
    CHN 211
    FR 211
    GER 211
    ITAL 211
    SPAN 211
  5. History: HIST 111, 112
  6. Humanities: HUMAN 123, 124, 125, 128, 129, 250
  7. International Studies: INTST 132, 133
  8. Literature: LIT 110, 111, 115, 117, 119, 120, 122, 124, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 230, 250, CHILD 231
  9. Mass Communication: MCOMM 224
  10. Music: MUS 148, 149, 150
  11. Philosophy: PHIL 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116
  12. Theatre: THTRE 110 or 111

Requirements of the specified curriculum in which the student is enrolled. Appropriate technical course substitutions may be approved by the appropriate dean.