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The Associate in Arts degree (A.A. degree) is a general studies degree. An A.A. degree will prepare you to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior. As an A.A. student, there are ways to focus in on your intended major. You can follow a transfer plan or choose a pre-major which will help you meet most upper-division prerequisites.
The Associate in Science degree (A.S. degree) prepares you to enter a specialized career field. It also transfers to the B.A.S. (Bachelor of Applied Science) program offered at some universities. If the program is “articulated,” it will also transfer to a B.A. or B.S. degree program at a designated university.
The B.S. degree prepares you to enter an advanced position within a specialized career field. At Valencia College, students must first complete an associate degree before transferring into a baccalaureate program. Bachelor’s degrees require about four years of study (including time spent earning the associate degree).
An advanced technical certificate prepares those who have previously received degrees to enhance their skills in a specialty area. *The Technical Certificate programs require prescribed technical courses and may require general education courses, for a minimum of 12 college credits. Students who complete the course work prescribed in a Technical Certificate automatically will receive the certificate. Also, students may request a Technical Certificate from the academic department. *A certificate prepares you to enter a specialized career field or upgrade your skills for job advancement. Credits earned can be applied toward a related A.S. degree program
Whether individuals are looking for a new position, career advancement or to increase their industry knowledge Valencia has a wide range of Continuing Education programs.