APPLIED ASSOCIATE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

undergraduate students

Applied Associates Degree Requirements

To earn the associate of applied science degree (A.A.S.) from the University, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credits.
  2. Maintain a cumulative University of Providence grade point average of 2.00 or higher.
  3. Complete the associate of applied science degree Core Curriculum.
  4. Complete an area of specialization. All courses used to complete the specialization must have a grade of C or better.
  5. Complete at least twenty of the final thirty semester hours of coursework at the University of Providence.
  6. Complete a mimimum of 40% or 15 credits of their major (whichever is greater) in residency at the University of Providence.
  7. Apply for graduation in accordance with the prescribed deadlines.
  8. Comply with all University policies, rules, and regulations.
  9. Pay all indebtedness to the University.

Applied Associates Degree Core Curriculum

Foundation Skills (8 credits)

These courses provide students with minimum competencies needed for higher education, expose them to essential subject areas and their methodologies and introduction them to the practice of critical thinking and creative expression.

2 credits
SHP 105 Professional Healthcare Ethics

3 credits
ENG 117 Writing Essays

Note: UProvidence requires ENG 099 for students with a score below the following: 17 on the English section of the ACT, a 520 on the Writing section of the SA. Transfer students with equivalent ENG 117 credit may be encouraged to repeat ENG 117 prior to enrolling in a 300+ level writing course.

3 credits
MTH 108 Elementary Statistics

Note:UProvidence requires MTH 090 for students with a score below the following: 18 on the Math section of the ACT, a 450 in the Math section of the SAT, unless the student has received a grade of B or higher in a high school Algebra class.

UProvidence requires MTH 095 for students with a score below the following: 21 on the Math section of the ACT, 510 in the Math section of the SAT, unless the student has received a grade of B or higher in a high school Algebra class or Pre-calculus.

Foundation Skills (14 credits)

2 credits
BIO 107 Medical Terminology

4 credits
BIO 251 Anatomy & Physiology I

4 credits
BIO 252 Anatomy & Physiology II

4 credits
BIO 208 Microbiology w/Lab