Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements for students seeking a degree or certificate include:

  1. Successfully complete all academic coursework, including mandated developmental coursework, with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.0. Certificate of Proficiency candidates must successfully complete all program requirements with a minimum program GPA of 2.0.
  2. Successful completion of the required number of credits and specified courses required.
  3. Completion of two semesters (minimum of 24 credit hours) as a student at UACCB in order to earn an Associate Degree or completion of the last 15 semester credit hours of the program requirements at UACCB for a Technical Certificate, or completion of the last 6 semester credit hours of the program requirements at UACCB for a Certificate of Proficiency.
  4. Satisfaction of all financial responsibilities due to the college.

Students have five years to complete the degree/technical certificate program requirements in the college catalog under which they initially enroll. Students may petition the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to graduate under a different catalog dated after their initial enrollment. Students may not graduate under a catalog dated before their initial enrollment. Students may petition the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for permission to extend the maximum time period allowed for their graduation. This petition will be approved only in exceptional circumstances.

Transfer students seeking a UACCB degree must adhere to the graduation requirements.

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree - A student must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours toward the degree at UACCB.
  • Associate of Arts Degree - A student must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours toward the degree at UACCB.
  • Associate of Science Degree - A student must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours toward the degree at UACCB.
  • Technical Certificate - A student must complete a minimum of the last 15 credit hours of certificate requirements at UACCB. These credits must be earned as a regular student rather than by test-out or other means of advanced placement.
  • Certificate of ProficiencyA student must complete a minimum of 6 credit hours toward the degree at UACCB. These credits must be earned as a regular student rather than by test-out or other means of advanced placement.

The student may submit course descriptions and/or syllabi of transfer courses if there is any question concerning the acceptance of credits. The college reserves the right to revise any credit awards upon the receipt of additional information.