May 30, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog V 71 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog V 71 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree

The degree requirements are based on guidelines established by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. All degrees contain at least 15 semester credit hours of general education courses including at least one course from each of the following: humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, and life and physical sciences/mathematics. Additional courses document graduates’ competencies in reading, writing, oral communications, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers. To qualify for the associate in applied science, students must complete all of the following:

  • Core Curriculum :
    • Communication
    • Language, Philosophy & Culture or Creative Arts (as specified in each program)
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (as specified in each program)
    • Mathematics/Life and Physical Science (as specified in each program)
  • Major concentration and electives (as specified in each program)
  • A minimum of 60 semester hours.
  • A minimum average of “C” (2.0) in all work. Transfer students must also have an average of “C” (2.0) in all work taken at Odessa College.
  • Students who are not exempt from the provisions of TSI must pass all three sections and have scores reported to Odessa College.
  • Discharge of all financial obligations to Odessa College prior to graduation.