Occupational Studies (APOST)
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program is also available online.
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.
Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees;
Ferris State University, BS degree.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/curriculum/articulation/levelone/colleges/.
- Business/Computer Technologies
- Business Department
- 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
|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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