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    Midland College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Requirements for Degrees



General Requirement

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.  

Students are encouraged to follow one of the degree or transfer plans listed in the catalog.

Bachelor Degree

To be eligible to receive a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) degree, a student must:

1.      Complete all course requirements in the degree program including the completion of the Core Curriculum .

2.      Complete an approved Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree from a Texas college or equivalent.

3.      Have a overall GPA of at least 2.00 (“C”) for college-level coursework that applies to the degree and have a grade of “C” or better in each junior and senior level course.

4.      Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative. 

Associate of Arts in General Studies Degree

To be eligible to receive the AA in General Studies degree, a student must:

1.      Complete the Core Curriculum .

2.      Complete an additional 9 semester credit hours as follows:

One course in Social and Behavioral Sciences and

Two courses to be 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.

3.      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.

4.      Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 (“C”) on college-level coursework.

5.      Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

6.      Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.

 

Associate of Science in General Studies Degree

To receive the AS in General Studies degree, a student must:

1.      Complete the Core Curriculum .

2.      Complete an additional 9 semester credit hours/three courses in:

  • Mathematics and/or
  • Life and Physical Sciences.

3.      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.

4.      Have an overall GPA of at least 2.00 (“C”) on college-level coursework.

5.      Complete at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through instruction at Midland College.

6.      Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.

 

Associate of Arts in Teaching

To receive an Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree, a student must:

1.      Complete all courses required in the degree program including the Core Curriculum .

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 degree through instruction at Midland College.

4.      Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.

 Associate of Applied Science Degree

To receive an Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS), a student must:

1.      Complete one of the regular degree plans as listed in the catalog including General Education  requirements.

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 degree through instruction at Midland College.

4.      Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.

Note: These are minimal expectations. Some programs have additional requirements.

 

Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

To receive an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice, a student must:

1.      Complete all course requirements in the degree program including the Core Curriculum .

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 degree through instruction at Midland College.

4.      Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.

Additional Associate Degrees

To receive an additional associate degree, a student must:

1.      Complete all course requirements in the degree 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 degree through instruction at Midland College. 

4.      Complete at least 25 percent of the credit toward the degree with coursework that does not apply toward any previous degree.

5.      Satisfy the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative.

 

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. 

Note: These are minimal expectations. Some programs have additional requirements.