Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

A.A.S. Degree Requirements

To receive an Associate of Applied Science degree, the following requirements must be completed:

  • Earn 62-86 semester hours of credit in the courses required for the specific Applied Science program.
  • Earn 16 semester hours in residence at Kirkwood in the program for which the degree is sought.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 semester credit hours of coursework in the following basic learning core:


2 courses


1 course

Social Science

1 course


1 course

All basic core learning requirements can be satisfied from courses with Arts & Sciences Elective Code B in the course description (technical courses) or Arts & Sciences Elective Code A in the course description (transfer courses).