Associate of Arts and Science Degree
The Department of Applied Arts and Sciences offers the Associate of Arts Degree and the Associate of Science Degree. The Associate of Arts Degree and the Associate of Science Degree are general education transfer degrees and do not include a major or minor course of study.
Associate of Arts Degree students can complete degree options in:
- Communication Studies
- Professional Communications
The Associate of Science Degree students can pursue an area of emphasis including:
- Chemical Addiction Studies
- Business Management
To receive an Associate of Arts Degree or an Associate of Science Degree all students must successfully complete all the general education requirements as described by Montana Board of Regents policy 301.10, Appendix 1. Students preparing for a specific baccalaureate degree may decide to choose specific general education courses that meet the requirements for a major. The minimum grade average for the 60 credits required for graduation is 2.00 for all courses taken for the traditional letter grade (A-F) basis. To pass a general education course, students must earn a C- or better.
Students may begin coursework in the autumn or spring. Following is a suggested first-year course of study.