NWCCD 2013-14 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
NWCCD 2013-14 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements


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 15 credit hours of Sheridan College credit.
  3. 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.

The same course may not be used to satisfy two General Education requirements.

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 math requirement may be fulfilled by taking of the courses listed below or by passing the Math Placement Assessment with an Algebra score of 66-100 or College Algebra score of 0-64.

Cultral Context Requirements

Other Requirements