To receive an Associate of Applied Arts degree, the following requirements must be completed:
- Earn 62-86 semester hours of credit in the courses required for the specific program.
- Earn 16 semester hours in residence at Kirkwood in the program for which the degree is sought.
- Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
- Complete a minimum of 23 semester credit hours of coursework in the following basic learning core:
AAS Degree Requirements Core Requirement Number of Courses Communication - Writing 2 courses Communication - Speech 1 course History/Cultures 1 course Humanities 2 courses Mathematics/Science 1 course Social Science 1 course