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2014-15 Catalog

GENERAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES AND ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

General University Requirements have been established for all certificate and associate degree programs at KPC/UAA.

GENERAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES

  1. Students must be admitted to the program and must complete the certificate program requirements listed in the program section of this chapter.
  2. When completing the last half of a certificate program, students must earn at least 50 percent of the credits in residence. For example, in a 30-credit certificate program, at least 8 of the last 15 must be resident credits. Additional residency credit requirements, to meet discipline or accreditation standards, may be established.
  3. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) at UAA. Some certificate programs require higher GPAs.
  4. Students must earn a minimum of 30 credits for an undergraduate certificate.
  5. Students may elect to complete under the requirements of the catalog in effect at the time of formal acceptance to a certificate program or the catalog in effect at the time of graduation. 
  6. If the requirements for a certificate are not met within five years of formal acceptance into the program, admission expires and the student must reapply for admission and meet the admission and graduation requirements in effect at the time of formal acceptance.
  7. Students may earn more than one certificate by completing all requirements for each additional program.
  8. Undergraduate certificates that share a common core must differ by at least 6 credits.

GENERAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATES

  1. Students must be admitted to the program and must complete the certificate program requirements listed in the program section of this chapter.
  2. Students must complete at least 30 percent of the program in residence at KPC/UAA. Additional residency credit requirements, to meet discipline or accreditation standards, may be established.
  3. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) at KPC/UAA. Some certificate programs require higher GPAs.
  4. Students must earn a minimum of nine credits for an occupational endorsement certificate.
  5. Students may elect to complete under the requirements of the catalog in effect at the time of formal acceptance to a certificate program or the catalog in effect at the time of graduation.
  6. If the requirements for a certificate are not met within five years of formal acceptance into the program, admission expires and the student must reapply for admission and meet the admission and graduation requirements in effect at the time of formal acceptance. Program requirements may require completion in less than five years.
  7. Students may earn more than one certificate by completing all requirements for each additional program.
  8. Occupational endorsement certificates must differ by 3 or more credits.

Note: Not all occupational endorsement certificates are eligible for federal financial aid.

GENERAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE

  1. Students must be admitted to the program and must complete the degree requirements listed in the program section of this chapter. 
  2. Students must earn a minimum of 60 credits for an Associate of Arts degree.
  3. Students must complete at least 15 credits in residence. Additional residency credit requirements, to meet program accreditation standards, may be established.
  4. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) at KPC/UAA.
  5. Students may elect to graduate under the requirements of the catalog in effect at the time of formal acceptance to an associate’s degree program or the catalog in effect at the time of graduation.
  6. If the requirements for an associate’s degree are not met within five years of formal acceptance into the program, admission expires and the student must reapply for admission and meet the admission and graduation requirements in effect at the time of formal acceptance.
  7. Students must complete a minimum of 60 credits at the 100 level or above, including at least 20 credits at the 200 level or above.

GENERAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREES

The following requirements must be met for Associate of Applied Science degrees:

  1. Students must be admitted to the degree program and complete the General Course Requirements that follow this section.
  2. Students must complete the major degree requirements listed in the program section of this chapter. Each program is listed under its offering college.
  3. Students must earn a minimum of 60 credits for an AAS degree.
  4. Students must complete at least 15 credits in residence. Additional residency credit requirements, to meet program accreditation standards, may be established.
  5. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) at UAA. They must also earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) in all courses required for each major. Some associate degree programs may require higher GPAs.
  6. Students may elect to graduate under the requirements of the catalog in effect at the time of formal acceptance to an associate degree program or the catalog in effect at the time of graduation.
  7. If the requirements for an associate’s degree are not met within five years of formal acceptance into the program, admission expires and the student must reapply for admission and meet the admission and graduation requirements in effect at the time of formal acceptance.
  8. All courses for an AAS degree must be at the 100 level or above.

 

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