Associate of Science Degree

Associate of Science degree

  • Description: The Associate of Science degree at Lorain County Community College is designed to fulfill the basic requirements needed for completion of a baccalaureate degree at most four-year colleges and universities in a cost-effective manner. The Associate of Science degree program is committed to providing our students with a liberal arts educational experience that will provide them with an opportunity to further their education at a four year institution with a wide variety of career options.
 
Associate of Science Program  OutcomesProgram Measurements Used* ResultsComparison Data Continuous Improvement 
1.  Prepare students for successful transfer to college and university baccalaureate programs with junior standing.
Time to degree completionAverage 3.0 years
0.5 years less than comparable institutionsNo intervention needed at this time.
Graduation RatesIncreasing most yearsNANo intervention needed at this time.
 
Graduate Survey SatisfactionAverage 8.410 point scale
2.  Enable students to complete LCCC's General Education and Transfer

 
 
CCSSE Student Satisfaction
AQIP Engagement Performance Target in progress
Active Learning 49.5 47.3
Student Effort 49.7 49.3
Academic Challenge 50.0 53.7
 Student/Faculty Interaction 49.2 46.1
 Learner Support 48.9 50.0
3.  Provide a diverse menu of course offerings that allow students to select the combination of courses that best suit their interests and chosen academic major.
Transferability127 TAG & 15 CTAG approved courses154 TAG coursesAdditional Courses being examined and presented for TM and TAG
4.  Enable students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values consistent with a liberal arts education.
Successful completion of course outcomesGenerally above 70%LCCC Benchmark level of 70%AQIP Assessment and Enhancement of Student Learning process underway.

Successful completion of program outcomesGenerally above 70%LCCC Benchmark level of 70%

 *Program measurements are used to assess all outcomes -- not targeted to a specific program outcome.


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