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Pima County Community College District Board Policy

Board Policy Title: Degrees and Certificates
Board Policy Number:
 BP-3107
Adoption Date: 4/15/81
Revision Date(s):               
Sponsoring Unit/Department:
  AVC Educational Services
Motion Number: 2501
Legal Reference:             
Cross Reference:
  BP-3117


The Pima County Community College District offers programs of study that lead to the following credentials:

  1. Certificate. (Technical, Basic, Advanced) - granted upon successful completion of a prescribed short-term program of study (less than 60 credit hours), of which at least six semester hours must be completed at Pima Community College.
  2. Associate degree. (Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Arts, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of General Studies) - a program of study of 60 or more credit hours, 15 hours of which must be earned at Pima Community College.

Specific course requirements necessary to obtain a certificate or degree shall be outlined in the College catalog.