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Associate in Applied Science Degree

The Associate in Applied Science degree (64 credits) is awarded to students completing an approved program offered at Riverland Community College. This program will include no less than 21 semester credits of general education courses and the entire program will include at least 64 credits.

Twenty of the credits, defined as intended for transfer, should be in liberal arts and science within the four categories of Communications, Humanities and Fine Arts, History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics/Logical Reasoning as identified within the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum requirements. Eight MnTC credits beyond the minimums are needed to reach 20 credits. Students may choose additional elective credits from MnTC Goal areas 1-10 to meet the general education requirements.

ENGL1101 is a degree requirement. At least three credits must be completed in each category. A minimum of one credit from Physical Education or Health and a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required for graduation from Riverland Community College.

Program Name Award Credits
Accounting Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits
Administrative Assistant Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits
Applied Engineering Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits
Automotive Service Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 72 Credits
Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits
Fire Science Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits
Medical Administrative Assistant Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits
Network Security Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 63 Credits
Radiography (X-Ray) Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 83 Credits
Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits
Web Developer Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 60 Credits