AAS Emphases

Students pursuing the Associate of Arts & Science Degree may elect to receive a degree with emphasis: a concentration of coursework in a given discipline or in more than one discipline, in the case of an interdisciplinary emphasis.

An associate degree with emphasis:

  • Allows students to expand their knowledge and skills in areas of personal, professional and academic interest
  • May provide career advancements, personal enrichment and more job opportunities

Emphases offered at every UW Colleges campus:

Emphases offered at some of the 13 UW Colleges campuses:

Emphases offered at UW Colleges Online:

Students declaring an emphasis can do so at any time after enrollment, but no later than the beginning of their final semester before receiving their degree so that it can be noted officially.

For complete campus details on an Associate Degree with Emphasis contact your Solution Center/Student Affairs office.