The Associate in Arts and Associate in Science Degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a senior institution in order to pursue a course of study in the liberal arts, sciences, or a specialized professional field. The Associate in Applied Science Degree program is designed for students who plan to seek employment based upon the competencies and skills attained through those programs of study. While not designed to meet the needs of students who transfer to senior institutions, portions of these programs may do so. 1. Fulfill degree requirements for Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science as listed under degree requirements in this catalog. 2. Satisfactorily complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of college credit work in an approved program of study, including prescribed general education courses. 3. Earn a 2.0 cumulative grade point average in all courses attempted at the College. The calculation of the grade point average for graduation shall not include grades earned in institutional credit courses. A course may be counted only once for purposes of meeting graduation requirements. In the transfer program, the student should have a 2.00 grade (C) in each course taken for transfer credit. 4. Complete at least 25 percent of semester credit hours at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. 5. Coursework transferred or accepted for credit toward an undergraduate degree must represent college content and level of instruction resulting in student competencies at least equivalent to those of students enrolled in the institution’s own undergradu ate degree programs. In assessing and documenting equivalent learning and qualified faculty, an institution may use recognized guides which aid in the evaluation of credit. Such guides include those published by the American Council on Education, The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and the National Association of Foreign Student Affairs 6. Fulfill all financial obligations to the College. 7. Comply with formal procedures for graduation in accordance with institutional policy. A student must complete the following to receive a formal graduation award and to par- ticipate in the graduation ceremony: Complete all graduation requirements by the end of fall semester or spring semester or complete all graduation requirements except for successful completion of those classes that will be taken during the succeeding summer term. Submit an application for graduation Pay the appropriate non-refundable graduation fee. Graduation fee can be found on the College website.
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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