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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

56 Southside Virginia

56 Southside Virginia Community College

Programs of Study 57 ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREES (Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses) Award: Associate of Applied Science Length: Sixty to sixty-nine credit hour program sultation with counselors and faculty advisors at SVCC, student should choose the courses that are most appropriate for their specific degree. Purpose: The associate of applied science degree program is designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled workers in industry, business, the professions, and government. These programs normally require two years or less of training beyond high school. They may include preparation for agricultural, business, public safety, health and medical, industrial, service, and other technical and occupational fields. The curricula is developed to meet the needs for workers in the region being served by the College. Program Descriptions: The associate of applied science curricula have descriptions developed to meet specific occupational objectives for each program. Additionally, each program requires general education courses in communication, humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics. In con-