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2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Technology, AAS

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CIP 419999 (APT1)

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree in Applied Technology allows Area Technical College (AVS) graduates to transfer up to 45 credits to Arapahoe Community College toward the completion of this program. The general education and other degree requirements will be completed at Arapahoe Community College. The A.A.S. degree will be conferred by Arapahoe Community College after the general education and other degree requirements have been completed.

The approved career and technical education certificate programs* at the AVS prepare students with  technical, applied academic and employability skills.

Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from a certificate program at one of the four Area Technical Colleges (AVS).
  • Students may enroll concurrently at both institutions, an AVS and Arapahoe Community College.
  • Students must comply with the regulations and requirements relating to admission and attendance at each institution.

Program Requirements

General Education Courses (15 credit hours)

Arts & Humanities



Social and Behavioral Science

Major Requirements (45 credit hours)

Technical credits from AVS certificate program

Elective Courses (variable credits)

If fewer than 45 credits were completed as part of the AVS certificate program, select the remaining additional credits from the General Education List 

Total: 60 credit hours

*A state-approved career and technical education program is a program that is approved by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) and is current.

Graduation Requirements

  • Grade of “C” or better in transfer coursework from AVS certificate program.
  • 60 semester credits of coursework.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Minimum of 15 credits completed at Arapahoe Community College.
  • Minimum of 15 General Education  credits
  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

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