The online Associate in Science is a liberal arts degree program from Northwest-Shoals Community College. This is a transfer degree that is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution in pursuit of a higher degree in a wide variety of areas. The liberal arts degree curriculum establishes a foundation of general education courses that are required for most baccalaureate degrees. These are usually the requirements of the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, so graduates of this degree are able to enter the baccalaureate program at a junior level or close to the junior level.
Students are able to pursue higher degrees in such areas as:
- Business Administration
- Child Development
- Computer Information Systems
- Environmental Health and Safety
- Medical Technology
For identity vertification, distance education students are required to take at least one proctored exam on campus.
- High school transcript
- College transcripts, if applicable
- Placement test may be required
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges