Nov 17, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Requirements


Degree Requirements

Cowley College awards the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of General Studies, and the Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as the College Certificate. A student must complete at Cowley College a minimum of 15 credit hours that count toward a degree or certificate, to qualify for a degree or certificate. 

Those receiving the associate degree are expected to demonstrate the ability to communicate both orally and in writing, possess knowledge of mathematics and the physical world, and be aware of past and present cultures.

It is the student’s responsibility to see that graduation requirements are met.

Associate Degrees

Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of General Studies degrees are awarded when a student completes a minimum of 62 credit hours and has a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher on all course work (including transfer hours) in an approved educational program. If a student does not maintain continuous enrollment (excludes summer), the student will be required to follow the graduation requirements that are in effect at the time of re-enrollment. In order to qualify for either the degree or certificate at Cowley College, a student must complete, at this institution, a minimum of 15 hours, which count toward the degree or certificate.

Developmental courses cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements. The Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degrees as listed may not meet the requirement of the Transfer and Articulation Agreement.

Associate of Applied Science Degrees

When a student returns after three (3) or more years or after degree requirements have changed and wants to complete an AAS degree, they will be required to follow the graduation requirements that are in effect at the time of re-enrollment.

If the student has worked in the trade, they can apply for Life Experience credit. Students may complete a competency test for vocational class credit and pay the appropriate fees. Test fees are $50.00 per test.

Technical Certificates

Technical Certificates are awarded upon the completion of the specified number of course requirements for each certificate progam. If the student does not maintain continuous enrollment (excludes summer) for the technical certificate, the student will be required to follow the graduation requirements that are in effect at the time of re-enrollment.