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Associate in Science Degrees

 

Associate in Science (AS) Degree

An Associate in Science (AS) Degree prepares you with the unique skills needed to enter a specialized career field. You may also choose to continue your studies and earn a Bachelor degree in a science-related field.

Associate in Science Degree (AS) Requirements

An Associate degree is granted upon successful completion of a program of study with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 (C) and a minimum of 60-degree applicable semester units, including:

  • Completion of the area of emphasis with a grade of C or higher in each course, or with a P if the course was taken on a Pass/No Pass basis, and the P is equal to a C or higher (Title 5 §55063);
  • Completion of at least 50% of the area of emphasis units at Santa Monica College;
  • Completion of one of the following general education patterns: SMC GE, CSU GE, or IGETC;
  • Completion of the SMC Global Citizenship graduation requirement.

Associate in Science Degree Options

Accounting
Accounting
Animation (see Entertainment Technology)
Animation
Architecture
Architecture
Athletic Coaching
Athletic Coaching
Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Business
Business
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science
Cosmetology
Cosmetology
Digital Media (see Entertainment Technology)
Digital Media
Engineering
Engineering
Entertainment Promotion/Marketing Production
Entertainment Promotion/Marketing Production
Entertainment Technology
Entertainment Technology
Fashion Design and Merchandising
Fashion Design and Merchandising
Film Production
Film Production
Graphic Design
Graphic Design
Interior Architectural Design
Interior Architectural Design
Journalism - Multimedia Storytelling
Journalism - Multimedia Storytelling
Nursing - RN
Nursing - RN
Office Technology
Office Technology
Photography
Photography
Recycling and Resource Management
Recycling and Resource Management
Respiratory Therapy
Respiratory Therapy
Solar Photovoltaic Installation (Solar Energy Installation)
Solar Photovoltaic Installation
Technical Theatre
Technical Theatre