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STEM AA Degree

Miami Dade College offers one completely transferable degree: the Associate’s degree (AA). However, learners interested in STEM pathways are often confused by the number of required general education hours and the number of courses needed as prerequisites for entry to the bachelor degree program at Florida International University. The structure of the degree, as well as the total number of STEM related prerequisites results in the accumulation of excess hour even if a student follows the plan perfectly. This prototype offers an alternative path to an AA that allows students to complete a STEM focused AA that is both transferable and results in a reduction of excess hours.