Associates Degree

The Total Requirements for an Associate Degree
(2014-2015 Associate Degree/General Education Checklist)

  1. A minimum of 60 degree-applicable units
  2. The required courses for a specific major
  3. General education
  4. P.E./Wellness - 2 units minimum
  5. Diversity course
  6. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  7. Good academic standing
  8. A minimum of 12 units completed at COC.

The General Education Course Requirements

  1. Natural Sciences (Min. of 3 sem. units)
  2. Social Science (Min. of 3 sem. units)
  3. Humanities and Fine Arts (Min. of 3 sem. units)
  4. Language and Rationality (Min. of 6 sem. units)
    • English Composition
    • Communication/Analytical Thinking
  5. American Institutions (Min. of 6 sem. units)
    • United States History
    • U.S. Constitution, State and Local Government
  6. Physical Education and Wellness

The Competency Requirements

  • Reading
  • Written Expression
  • Mathematics
  • Diversity