Dec 05, 2020  
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog

Programs of Study by Degree


Associate of Arts

An Associate of Arts degree is a two-year program of coursework that is intended for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year college to complete a Bachelor’s Degree.

Associate of Science

An Associate of Science degree is a two-year program of coursework with an emphasis on math and science, and is intended for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year college to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, natural sciences or a pre-professional degree that emphasizes math and science.

Associate of Applied Science

An Associates of Applied Science degree is a two-year program of coursework to prepare the student for employment.

To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, you must complete the general educational and technical competency requirements of a two-year technical program with a GPA of 2.0 or better in your award major. These programs are designed to prepare you for skilled employment in your chosen area; they are not designed for transfer to a four-year college or university.

Diploma

A Diploma is a program of coursework that may be completed in less than two years. It prepares the student for employment in the field.

Certificate

A Certificate is a program of coursework that may be completed within 12 months or less. It prepares the student for employment in the field.