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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE
The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded to students who complete the requirements of a specific career or professional program outlined in this catalog. These programs may contain no less than 60 and no more than 76 semester credit hours. These programs are designed primarily to prepare students for immediate employment upon graduation from college. Each curriculum contains college level courses which are pertinent to that particular field as well as general education courses intended to provide the student with a well-rounded college education. Although the primary objective of career programs is early job entry with potential for growth in the job, further education in each of these fields is possible after completion of the associate degree. Many senior colleges offer specialized programs leading to the baccalaureate degree, and some credits in these curricula may transfer to such programs.

STANDARD CERTIFICATE
(30-60 Semester Hours)
Standard Certificate programs are career development opportunities designed primarily for students who wish to obtain employable skills in the shortest amount of time possible. Each curriculum contains college level occupational courses which are pertinent to that particular field as well as general education courses intended to the strengthen the student’s basic skills and employability potential.

SHORT CERTIFICATE
(<=26 Semester Hours)
Short Certificate programs are career development opportunities designed primarily to accommodate those students who are already employed and who desire to acquire new skills on a part time basis. Each curriculum contains college level occupational courses which are pertinent to that particular field.ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

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George Corley Wallace State Community College (Wallace Community College Selma)
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway   P.O. Box 2530   Selma, Alabama 36702-2530  
Phone: 334-876-9227   Email: info@wccs.edu
(c) 2007 Wallace Community College Selma

It is the official policy of the Alabama State Department of Education, including postsecondary institutions under the control of the State Board of Education, that no person in Alabama shall, on the grounds of race, color, handicap, sex, religion, marital status, creed national origin, or age, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.

George Corley Wallace State Community College (Wallace Community College Selma) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science Degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Wallace Community College Selma.

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