An Associate Degree is a formal credential that recognizes the successful completion of sixty (60) credits in the Arts and Sciences program. In addition to general Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, Associate degrees with specializations are offered. Specializations within the Associate Degrees include: Art History, Biology, Creative Writing, English and Psychology. Some other universities grant full transfer credit (60 credits) and may grant priority admission for associate degree holders.
To be eligible for the Associate of Arts Degree, a student must have:
History courses are considered as Humanities credits for the purpose of the Associate Degree.
ARTS COURSES - 100 LEVELEnglish (6.0 credits)
ARTS COURSES - 100 LEVEL -
only six credits max. in one subject area Humanities (6.0 credits) - excludes EnglishSocial Sciences (6.0 credits)Social Sciences or Humanities (6.0 credits)
ARTS COURSES 200 LEVEL OR HIGHER (18.0 credits)Credits must be in at least two subject areas
SCIENCE COURSES - 100 LEVEL OR HIGHERMathematics or Comp. Science or Statistics (3.0 credits) Psychology 213 may be usedLaboratory Science (3.0 credits) - requires min. two-hr. lab per week and excludes any course in Applied Science or Computing ScienceScience Courses (3.0 credits)
ELECTIVES 100 LEVEL OR HIGHER (9.0 credits)May be Arts or Science courses or other subjects, e.g. Commerce, Business Administration, Communications with university transfer credits.
TOTAL CREDITS: 60.0
For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.