Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    Dec 05, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

A.A.S. Applied Science degree plan

Applied Science, A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science General Education Core Course Requirements - 32 hrs

The A.A.S. degree program is designed to track directly into the B.A.S. degree. Students desiring to continue in their educational pursuits can do so at the baccalaureate level with no loss in credit between the A.A.S. and the B.A.S. degrees. The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is a 65-credit hour degree which requires 32 credit hours in a general education core and 33 credit hours from an approved major. The residency requirements on the A.A.S. degree count toward the B.A.S. residency of 31 hours. The A.A.S. residency is 18 hours. The five majors include applied science, business administration, human services, criminal justice administration, and Christian ministry. Eighteen credit hours must be completed at Wayland.


Five majors are available for the A.A.S. degree. These include applied science , business administration , Christian ministry , human services , and criminal justice administration . Requirements for each major are included in the Associate of Applied Science degree section of this catalog.

Applied Science

Course Requirements

Applied Science is an individualized program designed to enable students who have previous professional or technical education to work toward the associate’s degree.