All college credit courses will have a notation at the end of course description indicating B.S., B.S.N., B.A.S., A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or T.C. Confirm your choices with an advisor or counselor.
Several opportunities to earn credit by examination (CBE) are provided to students seeking credit for prior learning. Credit by examination programs include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE), Excelsior College Examinations (UExcel), American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), and the College's own College Course Challenge Exam(s) (CCCE). Courses that may be satisfied through credit by examination are identified with a (CBE) at the end of the course description. Available examinations are subject to change by the provider, so contact any campus assessment and certification center for additional information.
College credit courses in this catalog with a B.S., B.S.N., or B.A.S. designation located at the end of the course descriptions will count toward the baccalaureate degree. The transferability of these courses is decided by receiving university.
College credit courses in this catalog with an A.A. designation located at the end of the course description will count toward the Associate in Arts degree and are guaranteed transferable for those students that transfer with the Associate in Arts degree. When a student transfers without the Associate in Arts degree, the transferability of the course is decided by the receiving institution.
College credit courses without the A.A. designation will not count toward the Associate in Arts degree. The transferability of these courses is decided by the receiving transfer university.
The A.S. designation at the end of the course description indicates the course will count toward an Associate in Science degree. The A.A.S. designation at the end of the course description indicates the course will count toward an Associate in Applied Science degree. A.S. and A.A.S. students interested in continuing their education should work closely with an advisor regarding the selection of bachelor's degree programs in the state that provide seamless pathways for A.S. or A.A.S. degree transfer.
The T.C. designation at the end of the course description indicates the course will count toward a technical certificate.
The contact hours listed in the college credit course descriptions refer to the number of contact hours per week during a 15-week semester. When a course is taught during a term shorter or longer than 15 weeks, the number of contact hours per week is adjusted proportionately.