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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. An application must be submitted and approved prior to completion of 42 semester hours of credit toward the degree.

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.