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Santa Monica College|Student Services|Transfer Services|Areas of Study|Associate Degrees (AA/AS)

Associate Degrees (AA/AS)

All Associate degrees offered at Santa Monica College are designed to provide students with the necessary skills to compete successfully in related job markets.  Completion of an Associate degree usually will not adequately satisfy transfer major requirements.  Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an academic program best suited for their transfer institution and intended major.

60 UNITS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

At least 50% of the units in the area of emphasis (major) must be completed at Santa Monica College.

Each course in the area of emphasis (major) must be completed with a C or higher.

  • Accounting (AS)
  • Animation (AS) (see Entertainment Technology)
  • Art (AA)
  • Art History -- (This degree is available to students that enrolled at SMC Spring 2011 or before and who have maintained continuous enrollment*)
  • Athletic Coaching (AS)
  • Broadcasting
    • Broadcast Programming and Production (AS)
    • Broadcast Sales and Management (AS)
  • Business
    • Business Administration - Professional (AS)
    • Insurance Professional (AS)
    • Logistics/Supply Chain Management (AS)
    • Management/Leadership (AS)
    • Merchandising (AS)
  • Child Development (see Early Childhood Education)
  • Cinema (see Film Studies)
  • Communication Studies (AA) (formerly Speech) (This degree is available to students that enrolled at SMC Spring 2014 or before and who have maintained continuous enrollment*)
  • Computer Information Systems
    • Computer Business Applications (AS)
    • Website Software Specialist (AS)
  • Computer Science
    • Computer Programming (AS)
    • Computer Science (AS)
    • Database Applications Developer (AS)
    • Web Programmer (AS)
  • Cosmetology (AS) (Under revision)
  • Dance (AA)
  • Digital Media (AS) (see Entertainment & Technology)
         (http://academy.smc.edu/)
  • Early Childhood Education (formerly Child Development)
    • Early Childhood Education - Career (AS)
    • Early Childhood Intervention Assistant (AS) (available only to students who enrolled at SMC Spring 2015 or earlier and who have maintained continuous enrollment in each Fall and Spring semester until graduation)
    • Early Childhood Intervention Teacher (AS) (available only to students who enrolled at SMC Spring 2015 or earlier and who have maintained continuous enrollment in each Fall and Spring semester until graduation)
    • Early Intervention Assistant (AS) (formerly Early Childhood intervention Assistant)
  • Entertainment Promotion/Marketing Production (AS) (new)
  • Entertainment Technology (PDF format)
       (http://academy.smc.edu/programs/et.html)

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*Catalog rights dictate that a student may satisfy the requirements of a degree or certificate by satisfactorily completing the general education and major/area of emphasis requirements in effect at any time during the student's continuous enrollment.  Continuous enrollment is defined as enrollment in consecutive Fall and Spring semesters until completion.