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Occupational Studies - OS13 Degree

Program Description: The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Occupational Studies allows customization of the program of study based on each student's academic and professional goals. This degree requires completion of 60 semester credit hours (15 hours of general education requirements and 45 hours distributed among one or more areas of emphasis). The program curriculum may be strategically selected to build upon the student's goals and objectives. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition or continued education. A student might choose the occupational studies program if his or her specific goals and interests cannot be met through a school's existing majors, minors and electives or they are working towards transferring to a four-year institution to obtain an undergraduate degree.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin
Coffee

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

**Occupational course availability will vary depending on each campuses’ program offerings.**

Curriculum
General Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science - Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Complete 3 Hours 3
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses - Complete 45 Credit Hours from the Following Courses 45
Complete 45 Credit Hours of Advisor Guided Occupational Electives 45

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