What is the difference between an Associate degree and a Bachelors degree?

The Associate’s program introduces students to the basic tenets of the field and also provides a foundation for continued study towards a Bachelor of Science Degree.The Associate’s program introduces students to the basic tenets of the field and also provides a foundation for continued study towards a Bachelor of Science Degree.

The associate degree programs require a completion of a minimum of 60 credits, while the bachelor degree programs require completion of 120 credits. As such, many of the program learning outcomes is similar. However, BS degree students will be expected to achieve these outcomes at a higher developmental level.