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Associate of Individualized Studies

The associate of individualized studies is a degree designed to provide viable options for non-traditional students. College credit will be awarded for coursework completed and other post-secondary institutions or for other documentable learning experiences in educational enterprises judged at college level. The degree is awarded for the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 62 semester credit hours, exclusive of college preparatory courses, including an English sequence in an individually planned educational program.

The program must contain:

  1. Twenty-four semester credit hours distributed with eight credit hours limited to any three of the following divisions: business; engineering technologies; arts and humanities; science and mathematics; social sciences and human services or Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Student Life Division; OR
  2. Thirty semester credit hours of block credit awarded for documentable educational experience or courses completed at other post-secondary institutions or other educational enterprises judged by LCCC criteria to be of college level; OR
  3. A coherent combination of technical and/or general courses totaling a minimum of 20 semester credit hours planned in consultation with an academic advisor/counselor to form an individualized area of concentration.
  4. Electives will include any courses (inclusive of credit awarded for prior learning assessment) in the 2013-2014 Academic Requirements subject to any limitations of this publication.

A minimum of 20 semester credit hours must be completed after the educational/occupational plan for the associate of individualized studies degree has been approved by the Provost/Vice President of Academic Learner Services.