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College degrees

Tacoma Community College grants the following college degrees:

  • College transfer associate degrees: Awarded for completion of a transfer curriculum paralleling the first two years of college study.
  • Associate in Applied Sciences: Awarded for completion of an approved TCC career training program. This is a terminal degree that is not generally transferable to universities. In some cases, articulation agreements with specific universities enable transfer. Program chairs can provide information regarding transfer opportunities associated with specific programs.
  • Associate in General Studies: Awarded for completion of a two-year academic program designed to meet a particular educational goal.