Degree Requirements for the Associate of Science in Teaching (A.S.T.)
The A.S.T. degree shall require 60 semester credit hours with an overall grade point average of 2.75. At least 18 of these must be earned in residence at Columbia State. Credit hours earned in developmental studies courses are for institutional credit and not applicable to credit hours required for the degree. Additional requirements are successful completion of Praxis I and satisfactory rating on an index of suitability for the teaching profession (procedure will be developed through collaboration between the university and community college representatives).