Bachelor of Applied Sciences

General Degree Requirements:

In addition to completing a two year degree ( AA, AFA, AAS, AAT, AAS-T, AST1, AST2) students must also:

Complete all of the major or distribution area requirements:

General Degree Credit Restrictions:

General Information on the Transfer of Grades

The grades assigned in transferable courses by the sending institution shall not be altered by the receiving institution.  They also are not used in calculating students' Clark grade point average (GPA).  Courses completed with a grade of "D" or above may be accepted in transfer.  A grade of "D-" may not apply toward a completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science at Clark College.  Nontraditional grading practices require special handling, depending on the nature and circumstances of the program from which and to which a students is transferring, but receiving institutions shall take steps to assure all students equitable treatment.

General BAS degree requirements

I. Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0, as calculated by the degree awarding institution.  Please refer to specific program for additional GPA requirements.

II. The general education courses will include courses earned at either/both the associate degree and/or applied bachelor's degree level, based on the total required 180 term hours of credit.

Basic Requirements

A. Communication Skills (10 credits)

Must include at least two communication courses to include a minimum of one English composition course; e.g. ENGL& 101.  Remaining credits may be an additional composition course or designated writing-intensive courses or courses in basic speaking skills (e.g. speech, rhetoric, or debate).

B. Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)

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Distribution Requirements

A. Humanities (10 credits)

B. Social Science (10 credits)

C. Natural Sciences (10 credits)

Additional General Education Courses (15 credits)

Remaining general education courses needed to achieve the required 60 credits shall be selected from the Basic and Distribution Requirements listed above.

300 and 400 Level General Education Courses

In addition to 100/200 level courses, colleges may elect to develop 300/400 level general education courses that best suit the curriculum needed of the baccalaureate degree.  These courses must be selected from the Basic and Distribution Requirements listed above.

Refer to the specific degree requirements for further information.