Degrees and Programs of Study

Hesston College Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is awarded to students who complete a broad distribution of courses in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences, as well as nursing courses. The program prepares graduates to apply for the NCLEX-RN to become licensed as registered nurses. Upper division nursing courses inform the practice of nursing and prepare students for graduate study or a wide variety of professional roles. See details.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.): Aviation-Professional Pilot

The Bachelor of Science degree with an Aviation-Professional Pilot major is awarded to students who complete a broad distribution of courses in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences, as well as aviation courses. The program prepares graduates for a wide variety of professional pilot roles. See details.

Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (A.A.A.S.)

The Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences is awarded to students who complete a combination of general education and technical courses in a specific discipline. It serves students who intend to seek employment or further education in a particular career field after graduation. See details.

Associate of Arts (A.A.)

The Associate of Arts degree is awarded to students who complete a broad distribution of courses in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. It mirrors the first two years of a bachelor of arts degree program at a four-year institution. See details.

Associate of Science (A.S.)

The Associate of Science degree is awarded to students who complete coursework in the humanities and social sciences, as well as in-depth study of mathematics and the natural sciences. It mirrors the first two years of a bachelor of science degree program at a four-year institution. See details.

Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.)

The Associate of General Studies degree is awarded to students who complete a more limited distribution of courses in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. It provides flexibility for students to satisfy the unique requirements of bachelor’s degree programs at a variety of four-year institutions. See details.

Second Degree

Students with one Hesston College degree may receive a second degree upon completion of a minimum of twelve Hesston College hours (in addition to those required for the first degree) and all departmental graduation requirements.

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