Career Studies

Associate in Applied Science – 61-62 credit hours*

Course List

Purpose: The Career Studies program provides an individualized and flexible program to meet the needs of students with significant work experience and/or learning experience whose education goals cannot be met by other technical programs at the college. The objectives of the program include recognizing significant work and/or learning experiences in a broad range of career fields and enhancing educational opportunities to assist individuals in advancing in their chosen occupation.

Career Opportunities: Employment and occupational outlook studies continue to show the value of post-secondary education to a person’s career opportunities. In addition, the Associate degree can serve as a platform of accomplishment for pursuing educational and career goals.

Program Educational Outcomes: Upon completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in the Career Studies program, the graduate is prepared to:

1. Achieve recognition for completion of significant work experience and/or learning experiences.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and its application through completion and/or documentation of prior learning or equivalent coursework.
3. Transfer credits earned through completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree into a specialty degree.

Course Requirements: Consistent with the standards of accreditation established by the New England Commission of Higher Education.