degree choice: AA or AS

Want to understand the difference between Valencia’s degree acronyms?  Continue reading or check out the video below for highlights of our AA, AS and AAS academic degree abbreviations.

The A.A. / general studies degree prepares you to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior. As an A.A. student, there are ways to focus in on your intended major. You can follow a transfer plan or choose a pre-major which will help you meet most upper division pre-reqs.

The A.S. degree prepares you to enter a specialized career field. It also transfers to the B.A.S. (Bachelor of Applied Science) program offered at some universities. If the program is “articulated,” it will also transfer to a B.A. or B.S. degree program at a designated university.

The A.A.S. degree prepares you to enter a specialized career field. This degree does not transfer to a university.

 

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