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- 16 credits in a minimum of two

departments, MATH 103 or higher, and

eight credits of lab science

Health, Physical Education and

Recreation - two credits

Social Science - six credits in a

minimum of two departments

Arts/Humanities - six credits in a

minimum of two departments

Associate in Applied Science

(AAS) Degree -

This degree combines

career and technical course work with

academic course work. In the career and

technical specialty field, the degree prepares

students for employment. The academic

area provides a broader education than

would be available in a certificate or diploma

program but less than in the Associate in

Arts and Associate in Science degrees.

English 110 and one of the following

ENGL 120, COMM 110, ENGL 105, BOTE

214 or ENGL 125 - six credits

Humanities and/or Social Sciences - six

credits

Math, Science, or Computer Science

(other than MATH 100) - six credits

Health, Physical Education and

Recreation - two credits

See pages 50-55 for a list of courses that

meet the requirements for an AA, AS, and

AAS Degrees.

Double Degree -

To earn two associate

degrees, students must meet all

requirements for both degrees plus an

additional 10 semester hours of credit above

the minimum for one degree.

Diploma -

A diploma is awarded upon

successful completion of a two-year career

and technical program with some academic

course work.

The candidate for the Diploma must

complete 60 semester hours with a

cumulative GPA of 2.0 in a prescribed career

and technical curriculum.

Certificate -

The certificate is awarded

upon successful completion of a career and

technical program. Certificate programs

provide career and technical skills training,

will require little academic course work and

can be completed in one year or less.

The candidate for the Certificate must

complete a minimum of 16 semester

hours for a one semester certificate and a

minimum of 30 semester hours for a two

semester certificate with a cumulative GPA

of 2.0 in a prescribed career and technical

curriculum. The number of required credits

varies by program.

Certificate of Completion -

The certificate

of completion is awarded upon successful

completion of a customized training program

including 15 credits or less.

Participation in Commencement -

Lake Region State College holds two

commencement ceremonies during Spring

Semester each year—one at Lake Region

State College and one in Grand Forks for

students completing programs at the Grand

Forks Air Force Base. All students who

complete their program of study during the

semester of the ceremony, previous fall

semester, or during the subsequent summer

session are encouraged to participate.

Traditional garb is required and may be

purchased from the bookstore.

Intent to Graduate -

All students

planning to graduate must complete an

Intent to Graduate form and submit it to

the Registrar’s Office regardless of whether

or not the student participates in the

commencement ceremony.

Transcripts -

Lake Region State College

subscribes to a transcript ordering

service provided by the National Student

Clearinghouse. This service allows students

to order official transcripts securely via

the Internet. In addition to the automated

ordering service, students will also be able