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121 Top Associates of Applied Science in USA 2020

An associate of applied science is a program of study that prepared students for entry level position in a wide variety of fields. Students who enter this program typically have the goal of beginning to work immediately upon graduation instead of pursuing further study.

Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a bachelor’s degree, and available areas of study include science, law, technology, finance, social sciences and the arts.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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Sullivan County Community College

SUNY Sullivan offers two tracks to prepare professionals for rewarding careers in computer information systems and technology – Computer Programming and Computer Support. ... [+]

Overview

SUNY Sullivan offers two tracks to prepare professionals for rewarding careers in computer information systems and technology – Computer Programming and Computer Support.

Each track is designed to provide the background necessary for immediate employment or transfer to a four-year program. The tracks include courses in hardware and specialized software, programming, logic, and problem solving, application skills, database management, systems analysis, and web design in order to provide graduates with a diversified skill set. A core of liberal arts classes provide the student with the communication and critical thinking skills required for career advancement.

Students in Computer Programming learn to create and deconstruct the algorithms and code behind modern computer languages. Beginning with the pseudo-code used in Logic and Problem Solving, students move through Visual Basic, Java and C++ using an Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) methodology.... [-]

USA Loch Sheldrake
January 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
SUNY Clinton Community College

Renewable Energy Technologies prepares students for entry-level positions constructing, installing and maintaining solar and wind electricity generating systems for both ... [+]

Renewable Energy Technologies prepares students for entry-level positions constructing, installing and maintaining solar and wind electricity generating systems for both residential and light commercial applications. Course curricula include English, math, science, industrial technology and electrical technology. Other topics covered include photovoltaic systems, power generation and delivery, and wind energy. Upon receiving a degree, students will also have the option of transferring into one of several Bachelor Degree programs in Renewable Energy Technologies in New York State.

Program Mission

The mission of the Renewable Energy Technologies AAS degree program is to prepare students for employment in solar and small wind-based renewable energy-related areas and/or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in renewable energy by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and practices in electricity, electronics, and renewable power generation with an emphasis on equipment and system maintenance.... [-]

USA Plattsburgh
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Mid Michigan College

A Business Degree is one of the most flexible degrees you can hold, opening doors to numerous career fields, from marketing to human resources to administration. Our asso ... [+]

Why Choose MMCC?

Business is booming. A Business Degree is one of the most flexible degrees you can hold, opening doors to numerous career fields, from marketing to human resources to administration. Our associate degrees allow students to enter managerial or sales roles or continue to a four-year program while saving thousands of their advanced degrees. Employers appreciate associate degree holders, noting that they often require less training than other new graduates and that they come equipped with practical skills. We offer two pathways, depending on whether students want to enter the workforce in two years (when attending full time) or whether they want to transfer to a university or college. Faculty with connections. To be successful in business, you must form meaningful connections, solve problems, focus on the big picture, and motivate. Our instructors use these same skills in their classrooms. Many of our instructors have previous or current careers in business-related fields, so they bring real-life experiences into their courses. And, they stay connected to business trends to provide relevant and meaningful content, adapting how and what they teach to reflect today's business world. Launch your bachelor degree with our Business Studies Transfer. 3+1 Programs: 3 Years at MMCC, 1 Year Beyond You can complete 3/4 of your Bachelor in Business Administration degree at MMCC, saving you $54,000-$62,000 on your Northwood University degree, and $7,000-$16,000 on your Eastern Michigan University degree. Majors include:... [-]

USA Harrison Mount Pleasant
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Delaware County Community College

The career program in Accounting prepares students for various entry-level positions in the field of accounting. It is strongly recommended that students who plan to purs ... [+]

The career program in Accounting prepares students for various entry-level positions in the field of accounting. It is strongly recommended that students who plan to pursue further studies at a four-year institution immediately after graduation to major in Accounting take the Business Administration with the Accounting Concentration program.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Perform all steps in the accounting cycle for business entities; Analyze financial statements, recognize potential problem areas, and suggest appropriate actions to alleviate or eliminate problems; Prepare a federal income tax return and other tax forms for representative individuals including the person who is operating the business as a single proprietorship; Record representative cost accounting transactions and subsequently reflect the effect of these transactions in appropriate financial statements; Recognize special needs of business; Prepare various operating budgets leading to the preparation of a master budget; Prepare variance reports; Demonstrate a knowledge of capital budgeting; Discuss the importance of ethical behavior in business operations; Demonstrate efficient utilization of appropriate accounting software; Apply basic economic principles in the business decision-making process; Describe the contemporary legal environment in business. ... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2020
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Lake Tahoe Community College

The Early Childhood Education degree program at Lake Tahoe Community College is designed to provide students with the knowledge and instruction that will promote their un ... [+]

Overview

The Early Childhood Education degree program at Lake Tahoe Community College is designed to provide students with the knowledge and instruction that will promote their understanding of child development from birth through age eight.

Classes will prepare students to understand and successfully interact with children and to enter a variety of professions serving children and their families. Many of the instructors in this program currently manage their own schools, therefore providing practical information and experience as well as teaching an excellent theoretical basis. Experience in the field is required through coursework to provide a solid and thorough educational experience.... [-]

USA South Lake Tahoe
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
Stanton University

The Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Culinary Arts with an emphasis in Korean Cuisine is a 92-unit program defined by curriculum with courses of rigorous cu ... [+]

Program and Objectives

The Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Culinary Arts with an emphasis in Korean Cuisine is a 92-unit program defined by curriculum with courses of rigorous culinary training, food business management, and study of social and scientific aspects of food. This program focuses on providing hands-on experience of Korean culinary practices along with a profound understanding of the nature of Korean food and ingredients. For successful completion of the program, students fulfill 24 units of General Education requirement in the areas of English, social science, humanity and math and science abided by the institutionally enforced general education requirements for associate degree programs. For the students who are fluent in Korean, the English Proficiency requirement will be waived. (The program is prepared in English and Korean).... [-]

USA Garden Grove
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
Henry Ford College

The Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts provides opportunities for students to build character, leadership, and technical skills that are necessary for success ... [+]

Description

The Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts provides opportunities for students to build character, leadership, and technical skills that are necessary for success in the global industry of hospitality and tourism. For a four-year degree in Hospitality Management, continue in Henry Ford College's Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Execute a menu from start to finish in compliance with ACF category F and G standards for edible hot and cold food. Relate restaurant operations and scenarios to FDRP standards and procedures. Based on MLCC and MRA standards, assess when and how beer, wine and spirits are served in a licensed establishment Based on NRA standards, decide how to handle various types of food in order to prevent foodborne illness. Incorporate professional work behaviors to complete 300 hours of supervised internship. Organize examples of various segments (Non-Commercial, Lodging, Sports & Leisure, Restaurant, Casino) and job opportunities in the Hospitality Industry. Career Opportunities ... [-]
USA Detroit
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lorain County Community College

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you ... [+]

Associate of Applied Science in Digital Fabrication Technologies - Digital Fabrication

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. You’ll get hands-on experience with both subtractive and additive digital fabrication tools for tasks such as prototyping, proof-of-concept exploration, and rapid tooling. You will also apply 2D, 3D, and electronics design to create integrated electro-mechanical systems.

Curriculum First Year

Fall Semester

CADD 111: Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (2) - 2 hours CAMM 111: Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (2) - 2 hours DFAB 111: Introduction to Personal Fabrication - 1 hour ELCT 111: Electrical Circuits I - 3 hours SDEV 101: College 101 (3) - 1 hour TECN 111: Technical Problem Solving - 3 hours TECN 131: Manufacturing Processes I (2) - 3 hours ... [-]
USA Elyria
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Parkland College

Do you love technology, solving science problems, and working outside? Parkland's precision agriculture program results in diverse career opportunities for graduates. Emp ... [+]

Farming with technology

Do you love technology, solving science problems, and working outside? Parkland's precision agriculture program results in diverse career opportunities for graduates. Employment opportunities are abundant in roles such as precision agriculture technicians, research scientist, crop specialists, etc., who work with soil testing companies, crop consulting firms, and fertilizer and chemical companies. Working in agriculture doesn't always mean farming. Farmers need help making important decisions about what crops to plant, what and how much chemicals to use, and how to improve yield. Precision ag graduates earn a two-year associate in applied science degree that allows them to go right to work helping to feed America! ... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
North Iowa Area Community College

Launch your business career in the exciting field of hospitality management. There are numerous opportunities for advancement in the diverse and dynamic hospitality indus ... [+]

Launch your business career in the exciting field of hospitality management. There are numerous opportunities for advancement in the diverse and dynamic hospitality industry, especially for those with this degree. If you are upbeat and energetic, have leadership abilities, and enjoy assisting others, the global hospitality industry is worth seriously considering. This program provides a basic foundation and is designed to give students the option of articulation of a four-year institution or employment upon graduation.

Employment Outlook

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows the field of food management, particularly in institutions such as schools, hospitals, nursing homes, restaurants, hotels, and prisons, to be in the top ten job growth areas by 2012. For specific information, contact the NIACC Business Division.... [-]

USA Mason City
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
HIWASSEE COLLEGE

The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice (Homeland Security) program prepares students to become qualified professionals in the field of law enforcement, corr ... [+]

We are excited you are thinking about becoming part of the Hiwassee community! We are here to help you with anything and everything you need. We would love to answer any questions you may have about the College from academics to affordability and beyond. Our campus has grown from a mere seven acres to a larger campus, comprised of eighteen buildings situated on 400 acres. A University Parallel Associate Degree Program contains the first two years of a typical four-year college or university program. Students enrolled in this program are those who expect to transfer to another senior institution following their graduation from Hiwassee College. The Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree is awarded. The faculty and staff of Hiwassee College work closely with our students and with neighboring colleges and universities to ensure smooth and accurate transfer of credits. The College maintains course-bycourse transfer equivalency tables with many four-year colleges and universities to ease transfer and to help the student and his/her adviser with academic program development. In consultation with advisers, students may design an individual program of study to suit their goals and interests in areas such as Allied Health, Business, Education, Liberal Arts, Music, Science, and Pre-Professional. The University Parallel Associate Degree Program offered by the College can be modified in order to better meet the needs of the student and to accommodate the requirements of the senior institution to which the student expects to transfer. However, in making any modifications in a curriculum, the... [-]

USA Madisonville
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Online
Washtenaw Community College

This is a comprehensive, rigorous program for students interested in a career in the web development industry. Coursework prepares students for employment as Web Develope ... [+]

This program is available on campus

Articulation

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan has more than 120 articulation agreements with four-year colleges throughout the state. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should meet with an advisor to ensure Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements are met.

Contact Information

We welcome your questions, suggestions or comments. Please email us at studrec@wccnet.edu or call 734-973-3543. Our office hours are 12:00pm to 11:00pm (GTM) Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm to 9:00pm (GMT) Friday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm (GMT) on Saturday.

Requirements Web Design Track

Core Program Courses: Interaction Design Interface Design Introduction to Interface Design Web Development Web User Experience... [-]

USA Ann Arbor
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Northwest College

This program offers students who are preparing to enter the outdoor and adventure job market a diverse background in multi-season land and water-based outdoor programming ... [+]

This program offers students who are preparing to enter the outdoor and adventure job market a diverse background in multi-season land and water-based outdoor programming. Students in the Outdoor Education and Recreation program develop skills and experience related to leading groups in adventure-based outdoor recreation activities. This program is not designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution.

General Education Requirements

POLS 1000 - American and Wyoming Government (3) ENGL 1010 - English I: Introduction to Composition (3) ENGL 1020 - English II: Introduction to Literature (3) BADM 1005 - Business Mathematics (3) CO/M 1030 - Interpersonal Communication (3) BIOL 1080 - Environmental Science (Spring only) (3) ... [-]
USA Powell
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Southwestern Oregon Community College

The Associate of Applied Science CIS Digital Design degree is designed to successfully prepare students for careers in the expanding fields of digital design and media pr ... [+]

The Associate of Applied Science CIS Digital Design degree is designed to successfully prepare students for careers in the expanding fields of digital design and media productions through an integrated curriculum exposing students to design principles and technical strategies. Upon successful completion of the AAS CIS Digital Design degree, students are prepared for a variety of entry level positions in numerous digital design fields. Students attain knowledge and learn skills to seek careers in creative and support professions within such media industries as film and video, graphic design, production, game development, animation, and web design. Some of the careers available in media include: production designer, camera operator, visual effects production, multimedia producer, duplication, production assistant, graphic artist, art assistant, web designer, and other emerging opportunities.... [-]

USA Coos Bay
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
American National College

American National College's Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration focuses on the principal areas essential to management, providing a solid grounding in ... [+]

Course: Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

American National College's Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration focuses on the principal areas essential to management, providing a solid grounding in corporate operations, the theory and practice of leadership, professional communication, finance, economics, organizational behavior, business law and marketing. Throughout the learning experience, students analyze and apply the tools of effective decision-making and problem-solving, while developing a fundamental understanding of business-related procedures and processes, all of which, in combination, are ultimately essential to adept leadership.

Program Objectives Apply critical thinking and reasoning skills to identify problems and to develop problem-solving abilities within the business context. Develop potential, enabling them to face the future with confidence and determination. Prepare for leadership and service within a broad spectrum of business and business-related arenas. Acquire the tools specific to business processes and procedures and the capacity to understand the principal theory, significance and practical applications related thereto. Develop a solid understanding of the functional components of business - economics, marketing, accounting, finance, law, management, thus enabling the graduate to assume managerial trainee and like positions, in which they will have the occasion to grow and develop further. Apply theoretical knowledge to the solution of real-life (field related) problems both individually and through teamwork within the context of a variety of active learning environments. Develop strong communication skills with due emphasis on the tools of effective writing. Career Opportunities ... [-]
USA Atlanta Houston
September 2020
Full-time
60 hours
Campus