Apr 13, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
2024-2025 College Catalog

All Programs by Credential Type


Associate of Arts

An Associate of Arts is a credit degree of 60-64 credits for transfer to a college or university into majors related to arts, humanities, social and behavioral science, and education. The AA includes an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-A). 

Associate of Business

An Associate of Business Administration is a credit degree of 60-64 credits for transfer to a college or university into a business or business-related major. The ABUS includes an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-B). 

Associate of Fine Arts

An Associate of Fine Arts is a credit degree of 60-64 credits for transfer to a college or university into majors related to fine arts. The AFA includes an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-A). 

Associate of Science

An Associate of Science is a credit degree of 60-64 credits for transfer to a college or university into a science or science-related major. The AS includes an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-S). 

Associate of Applied Science

An Associate of Applied Science is a credit degree of at least 60 credits for direct employment into jobs requiring specific skills and competencies and may not transfer to a College or University.

Credit Certificate

A credit certificate is offered in a specific field of study of fewer than 60 credits for direct employment into a job or may apply towards an associate’s degree.

Post-Degree Certificate

A Post-Degree Certificate is a credit certificate in a specific field of study of less than 60 credits for direct employment into a job. An Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree (depending on the program) is required before beginning a Post-Degree Certificate. 

Associate of General Studies

This degree allows students to uniquely design an associate’s degree of at least 60 credits for direct employment and may not transfer to a College or University. The program requirements are developed in collaboration with a faculty member, advisor, or counselor. Courses may be chosen from a variety of subject areas. Students must meet with an advisor or counselor before selecting this degree.

Workforce Response Certificate

A workforce response certificate is offered in a specific field of study of fewer than 60 credits for direct employment into a job. Workforce response programs are often limited to certain students.