A degree given for successful completion of some courses of study at a two-year college.
A degree granted by most two-year colleges and some four-year colleges at the end of two years of study. A student may earn the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree, depending on the course of study.
A two-year degree from a community college. GCC offers the following associate degrees: Associate of Arts (AA) Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Associate of General Studies (AGS) Students who plan to transfer to a university to earn a bachelor's degree should get the AA degree.