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​Requirements for the Associate Degree 2011-12 

Students may graduate from College of the Desert with an Associate of Arts or Science degree upon meeting the following requirements:

A.  Completion of 60 units of lower division semester units with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 for all grades earned in lower division courses at all colleges and universities attended.  Also, a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 must have been earned at COD as well as in the selected major.  At least 12 units must be earned at COD.

B.  Major Requirements (minimum of 18 units):  Complete one of the degree programs listed in the Degree and Certificate Programs section of the College Catalog. All courses used to fulfill major area requirements or area of emphasis must be completed with a minimum grade of C or a P (pass)
C.  Completion of the following general education requirements (18 units minimum).
Note: A single course, even though listed in more than one area, can only be used to satisfy one requirement.

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