Degrees & Graduation

Calhoun Community College awards the following:

Associate of Science degree: designed for those students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution. The degree is comprised of at least 60 semester credit hours but no more than 64 semester credit hours. Specific requirements are outlined in this catalog. Only one Associate of Science degree may be awarded.
Associate of Applied Science degree: designed for those students who plan to seek employment based upon the competencies and skills attained through these programs. While not designed to meet the needs of students who transfer to a four-year institution, portions of these programs may do so. The associate of applied science degrees are comprised of at least 60 semester credit hours, but no more than 76 semester credit hours. Specific requirements are outlined in this catalog.

Certificates: are below the degree level and are designed for students who plan to seek employment. There are two types of certificates, long-term and short-term. The long-term certificates are comprised of at least 30 semester credit hours, but no more than 60 semester credit hours. The short-term certificates are comprised of at least 9 semester credit hours, but no more than 29 semester credit hours. Specific requirements are outlined in this catalog.

Even if you plan on transferring to pursue a Bachelor's degree, receiving your Associate's degree from Calhoun Community College is valuable and a great milestone in your academic career.

Applying for graduation at Calhoun is easy. For comprehensive information, please visit the Graduation web page accessible from this link: http://www. calhoun.edu/graduation.