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2017-2018 Midland College Catalog (Official, Published May 9, 2017)

General Requirements for Degrees


Bachelor of Applied Science Degree Associate of Applied Science Degree
Bachelor of Applied Technology Degree Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Degree
Associate of Arts in General Studies Degree Obtaining an Additional Degree
Associate of Science in General Studies Degree Certificates
Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree  

General Requirement for All Degrees

Degree requirements must be completed within four years of start of program. Students who do not finish within the time limit must complete requirements of a catalog that is still within the four-year period. 

Note:  The requirements listed below are minimal expectations.  Some programs have additional requirements. 

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

To receive a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree, a student must complete a minimum of 120 semester credit hours and:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete all course requirements in the degree program including the Core Curriculum .
  3. Complete an approved Associate of Applied Science degree or equivalent.
  4. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.0  for college-level coursework that applies to the degree and have a grade of "C" or better in each junior and senior level course.
  5. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College. 

Bachelor of Applied Technology Degree

To receive a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) degree, a student must complete a minimum of 120 semester credit hours and:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete all course requirements in the degree program including the Core Curriculum .
  3. Complete an approved Associate of Applied Science  degree  or equivalent.
  4. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 for college-level coursework that applies to the degree and have a grade of "C" or better in each junior and senior level course.
  5. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

Associate of Arts in General Studies Degree

To receive the Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) degree, a student must complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours and:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete the Core Curriculum .
  3. Complete an additional 9 semester credit hours to consist of at least one course in Social and Behavioral Sciences and at least two courses chosen from the following:
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Business (transfer courses)
    • Visual and Performing Arts
    • Humanities
    • Speech
    • Communications
    • Languages
    • Philosophy
    • Note: A maximum of two courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences may be taken in fulfillment of this requirement.
  4. Complete an additional 9 semester credit hours of transfer college credit coursework. 
    • Note: Courses previously taken cannot be used to satisfy both the Core Curriculum requirements and this requirement.
  5. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 ("C") on college-level coursework.
  6. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

Associate of Science in General Studies Degree

To receive the Associate of Science in General Studies (AS) degree, a student must complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours and:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete the Core Curriculum .
  3. Complete an additional 9 semester credit hours/three courses in:
    • Mathematics and/or
    • Life and Physical Sciences.
  4. Complete an additional 9 semester credit hours of transfer college credit courses. Note: Courses previously taken cannot be used to satisfy both the Core Curriculum requirements and this requirement.
  5. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 ("C") on college-level coursework.
  6. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree

To receive an Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree, a student must complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours and:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete all course requirements in the degree program including the Core Curriculum .
  3. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 ("C") on college-level coursework.
  4. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

 Associate of Applied Science Degree

To receive an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, a student must complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours and:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete all course requirements in one of the  degree programs including General Education  requirements.
  3. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 ("C") on college-level coursework.
  4. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Degree

To receive an Associate of Science (AS) degree in Criminal Justice, a student must complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours and:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete all course requirements in the degree program including the Core Curriculum .
  3. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 ("C") on college-level coursework.
  4. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

Obtaining an Additional Degree

To receive an additional associate degree, a student must:

  1. Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.
  2. Complete all course requirements in the degree program.
  3. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 ("C") on college-level coursework.
  4. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.
  5. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit toward the degree with coursework that does not apply toward any previous degree.

Certificates

To receive a certificate, a student must:

  1. Complete all course requirements in the certificate program.
  2. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 ("C") on college-level coursework.
  3. Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the certificate through instruction at Midland College.