NWCCD 2008-09 Catalog 
    May 24, 2024  
NWCCD 2008-09 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science degree at NWCCD is designed to lead students directly to employment in a specific career. The degree also allows the opportunity for further academic study. Where appropriate, the Associate of Applied Science programs are designed to lead directly to certification and/or licensure.

Credit Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degree

General Institutional Requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 64 credit hours at 1000 level and above.
  2. Complete a minimum of 14 credit hours of Sheridan College credit.
  3. Complete a minimum of 9 of the last 15 credit hours (applied to your degree) at Sheridan College.
  4. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (“C”) or better in classes 1000 level or above.


Writing Requirement  


  Basic Writing (3)
Advanced Writing (3)


Math Requirement  




US & Wyoming Constitutions Requirement  




Health/Wellness Requirement  


Total General Education Requirements for A.A.S. degree  


Specific Requirements Specified in Program of Study  


  Please see the program section for additional information about program options


Total Credits for A.A.S. degree  


  May vary slightly based on specific program  


The following courses will satisfy the various categories of general education requirements listed above.

Note: Some programs may recommend a designated course to fulfill a general requirement in order to provide the best background for success in a program.

Writing Requirement

(All writing requirements must be completed with a grade of “C” or better)

Math Requirement

(Math requirement must be completed with a grade of “C” or better)


If a Program of Study does not specify a math requirement, the mathematical skills requirement may be fulfilled by taking one of the courses listed below or by passing the Math Placement Assessment with Algebra score 66-100 or College Algebra 0-64.