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accelerated associates degree

Accelerated associates degree – Earn an associate’s degree in as little as 17 months

learn fast accelerated aasWith a combination of evening and online courses you can complete the Associate of Arts and Science (AA&S) degree in only 17 months! If you are especially interested in transferring to a four-year college or university, you can earn a General Studies (Associate of Arts and Science) degree through evening and online courses.  Financial aid is available to all who qualify.

Don’t miss this opportunity to earn an AA&S degree in a year and five months! Ten week registration is underway! Interested individuals can call 276.964.7238 or come by to discuss enrollment in this program.

Here is a map of the courses by semester beginning with Spring 2018 that is needed to complete the degree in a timely manner. All classes must be completed in the order outlined below, to graduate within the 17 month period: SDV 100, College Success Skills, 1 credit online;  HIS 102, Western Civilization II, 3 credits online; MTH 152, Math for Liberal Arts II, 3 credits, W,  at 6:00 p.m., or MTH 163, Precalculus I, Tuesday,  at 6:00 p.m.; REL 230, Religions of the World (HUM Elective), 3 credits, online; PLS 211, Government (General Elective), 3 credits, Thursday, at 6:00 p.m.; ITE 119, Information Literacy (General Elective), 3 credits, online. There are a total of 16 credits for the semester.

In the Summer of 2018, the following courses are strongly suggested to graduate on time: ENG 111, English Composition I, 3 credits, Monday at 6:00 p.m.; HIS 101, Western Civilization I, 3 credits, Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.; MTH 151, Math for Liberal Arts I, 3 credits, Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., or MTH 164, Precalculus II, online; ECO 201, Economics (General Elective), 3 credits, online; BIO 101, Biology I, 4 credits, Thursday at 6:00 p.m. There are a total of 16 credits for the semester.

In the fall of 2018, the following five courses are strongly suggested to complete requirements for graduation in a timely manner: HLT 105, CPR, 1 credit, Friday at 5:00 p.m. (two Fridays); ENG 112, English Composition II, 3 credits, Monday at 6:00 p.m.; BIO 102, Biology II, 4 credits, Thursday at 6:00 p.m.; PSY 200, Principles of Psychology, 3 credits, Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.; CST 100, Public Speaking, 3 credits, Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.  There are a total of 14 credits for the semester.

To complete the program in the spring of 2019, students must complete the following classes, in addition to those already outlined above:  PSY 231, Lifespan (SS Elective), 3 credits, online; ENG 241, American Literature I, 3 credits, Monday at 6:00 p.m. (eight weeks, 1); SOC 200, Principles of Sociology, 3 credits, Tuesday at 6:00 p.m., ENG 242, American Literature II, 3 credits, online (8 weeks, 2); MUS 121, Music Appreciation (HUM Elective), 3 credits, online. There are a total of 15 credits for the semester.