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Requirements for an Associate Degree

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Important Requirements

For an associate degree, each candidate must meet the following general requirements:

  1. Complete the curriculum as listed under the description of the associate degree program.

  2. Complete at least 15 credit hours at ASUMH. Note: No more than 15 formal non-collegiate hours for an associate degree program may be earned through examination (including CLEP, Advanced Placement, Prior Learning Assessment, Articulated Credit, Industry Certification, evaluated military service credits, police academy credits, DANTES, and USAFI courses.)

  3. Earn a grade of “C” or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013.

  4. Submit an Intent to Graduate application by the date stated in the academic calendar to the Office of the Registrar before completing all degree requirements. (If the student is unable to graduate at the end of the semester for which application has been made, a new application must be filed during the semester in which the student expects to graduate.) An official record of concurrent, correspondence, or transfer work completed at another institution must be on file in the Office of the Registrar at least 6 weeks before the degree is to be granted.

  5. Most associate majors require a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. However, the ASE majors require a CGPA of 2.75. Some majors require a “C” or better in all course work, and, if a transfer student, on all work taken from the transferring institution. If a student does not have the required GPA when the Intent to Graduate application is filed, the student’s name will not appear on the graduation list published for the enrollment period.

  6. Complete graduation requirements under the provisions of an ASUMH catalog that is not more than five years old at the time of the student’s graduation. This does not apply to programs that have been deleted from the curriculum. In the case of program deletions, those students majoring in these areas will be notified as soon as possible of this action.

  7. Students may participate in Commencement exercises with up to four credit hours remaining on their course work. However, the degree will not be awarded until completion of all outstanding coursework.



Faculty will be delivering all coursework online through the remainder of the summer.  The Tech Center has a new, improved WiFi service in the parking lot, thanks to Yelcot Communications. Students are encouraged to use this lot instead of the main campus parking lots when completing assignments. 

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An important part of the Leadership Intern program is service to others. Reaching back after you have been through the program and helping a new member of the program is encouraged. Consider the list of ideas below and mark at least two things you would be willing to do.

Statement of Commitment
By signing this form, I agree to the following:
  1. I will enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester.
  2. I will maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  3. I will attend orientation, retreat, by-monthly meetings with my mentor(s), and any other required activities on the attached required activities list.
  4. I will participate in planning and executing a leadership event.
  5. I will provide feedback to the mentors.
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Funeral Science AAS Program Application

BIOL 1013 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology for Non-Healthcare Majors
  BIOL 2004 Human Anatomy and Physiology I & Lab
  BIOL 2014 Human Anatomy and Physiology II & Lab
CIS 1053 Computer Essentials
COMM 1203 Oral Communication
ENG 1003 Composition I
ORT 1001 First Year Experience for Funeral Science
Part-time Applicants Only
ENG 1013 Composition II
Admissions decisions made based on mid-term grades will be contingent upon final grades.
Important Disclosures about the Program and the Funeral Service Industry
I understand this program is full-time and requires that I follow a specific course rotation of 14-16 credit hours per semester.
I understand that all Funeral Science Education curriculum course work must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
I understand that students must maintain a 2.5 GPA and will only be allowed to retake courses from which they withdraw or failed in the first semester upon admission to the program.
I understand that students are responsible for any costs associated with the program including field trips and Training Camp.
I understand that when I receive my results for each section of the National Board Examination, I must forward a copy of such results to the program coordinator as a condition of graduation.
I understand that it is my responsibility to know the licensing requirements for any state in which I intend to practice.
I understand that students who have previously been convicted of a crime may be restricted from certain clinical facilities and may be ineligible for some state licenses.
I understand that students who have a physical disability should contact the state in which he/she plans to seek licensure to determine if the disability will affect licensure.
I understand that a current driver’s license is required prior to enrolling in a clinical or practicum course.
I have read and understand the program dismissal policies contained within the Funeral Science Student Handbook.
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