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Components of a College Degree

Components of a College Degree

College Admissions SpecialistWhether you or a loved one is entering college or is currently enrolled, it is important to know how credits are classified. While decidedly not the "sexiest" topic in education, this information can save you time and money down the road as coursework not applicable to your degree can be avoided.
 
An Associate degree typically consists of 65-75 credits, and a Bachelor's degree contains 120-135 credits. The emphasis, however, is not just on thequantityof credits earned, but on the