Associate Degrees

Through the Office of Continuing Education, part-time students may earn the associate of science degree in accounting, business administration, or general studies; or the associate of the arts degree in general studies.  Transfer credits* may be applied to the degree requirements below.  

Accounting | Business Administration | General Studies 


Associate's Degree in Accounting

Degree Requirements:
Core requirements: ACT 161, 162, 251, 252, 353; BUS 130 (may be waived for prior work experience), 230, 285, 371; ECN 101, 102; and MAS 170.
Note: Students with extensive experience in business are excused from BUS 130.

General Education requirements: ENG 111, 112; one writing intensive course; one foreign language course; and one course from each of the following six areas:

Area 1: History or American Studies course
Area 2: ECN, PSC, or SOC (ECN 101 fulfills this requirement)
Area 3: BIO, CHM, PHY, PSY, or SCI (4 credit hour labs)
Area 4: Math courses (MAS 170 Statistics fulfills this requirement)
Area 5: Literature, Art, or Music course
Area 6: Philosophy or Religion course

Electives as needed to meet minimum total credits of 60.


Associate's Degree in Business Administration

Degree Requirements:
Core requirements: ACT 161, 162; BUS 130 (may be waived for prior work experience), 160, 230, 285, 340, 350, 371; ECN 101, 102; and MAS 170

Note: Students with extensive experience in business are excused from BUS 130.

General education requirements: ENG 111, 112; one writing intensive course; one foreign language course; and one course from each of the following six areas:

Area 1: History or American Studies course
Area 2: ECN, PSC, or SOC (ECN 101 fulfills this requirement)
Area 3: BIO, CHM, PHY, PSY, or SCI (4 credit hour labs)
Area 4: Math courses (MAS 170 Statistics fulfills this requirement)
Area 5: Literature, Art, or Music course
Area 6: Philosophy or Religion course

Plus electives as needed to meet a minimum total credits of 60.


Associate's Degree in General Studies

Degree Requirements:
Core requirements: The Associate's Degree in General Studies requires completion of 33 elective credits chosen according to the student's interest and 28 credits from the general education requirements.

General education requirements: ENG 111, 112; one writing intensive course; one foreign language course; and one course from each of the following six areas:

Area 1: History or American Studies course
Area 2: ECN, PSC, or SOC
Area 3: BIO, CHM, PHY, PSY, or SCI (4 credit hour labs)
Area 4: Math courses
Area 5: Literature, Art, or Music course
Area 6: Philosophy or Religion course

Total minimum credits: 60

 

*Note:  LVC will evaluate transfers of credit, however, 15 credit hours of the last 18 must be earned through LVC to receive an associate degree, which consists of a minimum of 60 credit hours. The 60 credit hours may be a combination of major requirements, general education requirements, and free electives, if needed. LVC reserves the right to substitute appropriate courses for those listed above.