Degrees and Certificates

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Bay de Noc Community College awards Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees, and certificates.

Associate in Arts Degree (AA)

The Associate in Arts degree is primarily designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. Students should work closely with an academic advisor to select courses needed for their intended major at the four-year university they plan to attend. In addition to preparation for transfer, this program is designed to provide students with a strong general education background.

Students who receive an Associate in Arts degree will also satisfy the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) listed in the catalog. Click here to view Bay College catalogs. The 2016-17 catalog becomes effective as of August 1, 2016. 
Associate in Arts (AA) degrees include:



Associate in Science Degree (AS)

The Associate in Science degree is primarily designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. In addition to preparation for transfer, this program provides students with a strong general education background. Students should work closely with an academic advisor to select courses needed for their intended major.

All students obtaining the Associate in Science degree will also satisfy the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) listed in the catalog. Click here to view Bay College catalogs.  The 2016-17 catalog becomes effective as of August 1, 2016. Associate in Science (AS) degrees include:



Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

The Associate in Applied Science Degree combines general education with coursework designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce upon graduation. Bay College’s approved General Education Model ensures that the curriculum of all occupational programs has a balance of technical, vocational, and liberal arts study courses.

Although some students pursuing the AAS degree may transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree, many AAS courses are not granted transfer equivalency credit at Michigan universities. Students considering the AAS degree who may wish to transfer should see an advisor. Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degrees include:



Certificates

Bay College offers certificates in a number of subject areas. Most certificate programs can be completed in one year of full-time enrollment. A certificate program is designed to develop a particular set of employment skills, and it can build toward a degree. Please note that the “Certificate” awarded is not the same as a licensing exam or certification awarded by a national or regional accrediting association, although some programs prepare you to take licensing exams or complete certification processes. Certificates include:

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