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Certificate of Completion vs Associates Degree

Certificate of Completion

Sample pathway to complete General Education Requirements at Salt Lake Community College -- most courses are one semester/3 credits.

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
ART 1020 ETHS 2400 CJ 1010 ENG 1010
  Physical Science* COMM 1010/
HIST 1700*
ENG 2010
    Life Science*

MATH 1030
or MATH 1050

*Courses completed on a SLCC campus


13th Year - first year of college 
Communications - includes COMM 1010 or COMM 1020 (if not taken during high school)
Lifelong Wellness - available through Early Enrollment only
American Institutions - includes ECON 1740 or HIST 1700 or POS 1100 (if not taken during high school)
International & Global - includes ANTH 1010 or GEOG 1300 (if not taken during high school)

 

Associates Degree

Sample pathway to complete General Education Requirements at Salt Lake Community College -- most courses are one semester/3 credits.

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
ART 1020 ETHS 2400 CJ 1010 ENG 1010
  Physical Science* COMM 1010/
HIST 1700*
ENG 2010
    Life Science*

MATH 1030
or MATH 1050

*Courses completed on a SLCC campus

13th Year - first year of college 
Communications - includes COMM 1010 or COMM 1020 (if not taken during high school)
Lifelong Wellness - available through Early Enrollment only
American Institutions - includes ECON 1740 or HIST 1700 or POS 1100 (if not taken during high school)
International & Global - includes ANTH 1010 or GEOG 1300 (if not taken during high school)

 

***In addition to the 34 General Education Credits, you will only need 27 more credits to complete your Associates Degree!***

Business Associates Degree Pathway Example:

Foreign Language          ACCT 2600         ACCT 2010 & ACCT 2020
BUS 1050 CSIS 2020   ECON 2010
MGM 2040 Plus 6 Elective credits in Business

 

SAVE TIME - - - SAVE MONEY - - - GET AHEAD

$5 per credit hour for CE     vs.     $100+ per credit hour

Concurrent Enrollment cost for 27 credits = approximately $135 (scholarships available)

Non-Concurrent Enrollment cost for 27 credits = approximately $3200 (plus books/supplies)