The Associate in Science degree is intended for students whose primary goal is to prepare for transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree at a college or university who North Hennepin Community College has an articulation agreement and/or complete the credentials for a specific career. The A.S. degree provides a balance of general education courses and the required scientific, professional or technical courses in the degree program. 

Completion Requirements

  • Earn a minimum of 60 semester credits as required in the program, with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or above in courses taken at North Hennepin Community College. Specific programs may have additional requirements or a higher minimum grade point average.
  • Earn a minimum of 20 semester credits North Hennepin Community College. A student must complete at least 50% of career specific courses at North Hennepin Community College.
  • Earn 30 credits in at least 6 MnTC goal areas.
  • Earn 30 professional/technical credits.
  • Have four years to complete the graduation requirements as published in the catalog in effect at the time of their initial enrollment. Students taking longer than four years to complete their graduation requirements may follow any catalog published during the four-year period preceding their graduation. 

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