Degree Options at Heartland
We have a lot to offer you at Heartland! Our Catalog is packed with essential information including full descriptions of our programs and courses.
Associate in Arts (AA)
The Associate in Arts degree represents the first two years of study for students who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Associate in Science (AS)
The Associate in Science degree represents the first two years of study for students who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Associate in Engineering Science (AES)
The Associate in Engineering Science is a two year program that prepares you for transfer into a baccalaureate engineering program. The A.E.S. program at Heartland Community College represents the first two years of a typical four year program in engineering. During the two years of the A.E.S. program, you will complete core courses in math, physics, chemistry and engineering mechanics that are required in most engineering curricula.
Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS)
If you are planning to enter the workforce directly rather than for transfer to a four year university, Heartland offers 23 Associate in Applied Science degrees for your consideration. Please note, selected A.A.S. programs may be accepted for transfer by some universities. You should consult an academic advisor or program coordinator regarding the growing transfer possibilities associated with the A.A.S. degrees.
If you are planning to enter the workforce directly rather than to a four year university, Heartland also offers 42 certificates for your consideration.