College Catalog and Degree Information
Western Oklahoma State College awards the following degrees and other forms of academic recognition to those students who successfully complete the educational program plans approved to be offered at the institution.
Associate in Arts
Students successfully completing an approved two-year program plan with emphasis in a liberal arts subject area will be awarded an Associate in Arts degree.
Associate in Science
Students successfully completing an approved two-year program plan with major emphasis in engineering or the sciences will be awarded the Associate in Science degree
- Agriculture Sciences
- Early Childhood
- Health, Physical Education and Recreation
- Infants and Toddlers
Mathematics and Sciences
Associate in Applied Science
Students successfully completing an approved two-year program in technical or occupational education will be awarded an Associate in Applied Science degree. The general education requirements differ by program. The student is encouraged to consult the program faculty advisor for the general education, specialty, and support and related course requirements.
Certain degree programs have state-approved employability certificates which may be awarded to students who have completed the required number of credit hours in the degree. Programs that have active certificates note the availability of these certificates on the Degree Check sheet pages.
What is Western Oklahoma State College?
AboutWestern Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
VisionWestern Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
MissionThe mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.