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Occupational Studies (APOST)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Program is also available online.

Description

This program allows students to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree by building on occupational/technical courses and certificates. This option can be selected if an associate degree is required or preferred as a condition for employment or advancement in a field. The program also allows students to combine coursework from several occupational areas to prepare for a job that requires multidisciplinary skills. Meet with a divisional counselor or faculty advisor for assistance in developing a program of study. A counselor can help determine career interests and educational goals, as well as provide transfer and career information.

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees;
Ferris State University, BS degree;
National Labor College, Bachelor degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Department
Advisors
See a divisional counselor or a faculty advisor from the occupational area in which you plan to study.

Requirements

(Items marked in orange are available online.)
General Studies Program Requirements
Class Title Credits
Complete the General Education Requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree: Writing (3-4) Speech (3) Math (3-4) Nat. Sci. (3-4) Soc. Sci. (3) Arts/Human. (3) Computer Lit. (3) 21 - 24
Complete a minimum of 20 credits in an occupational/technical area 20
Complete additional coursework as free electives to bring the total to a minimum of 60 credits 19
Total 60 - 63
Total Credits Required
60 - 63

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What Students Say About Online Classes

“My teacher posted his lectures and activities on Blackboard weekly, so I was able to complete all required class work and tests at my own leisure. Most importantly, I learned a ton in the course, and my excellent instructor was available by email around the clock.”

—Wendy L., 48

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