Associate Degrees

Associate of Arts and Sciences

The Associate of Arts and Sciences degree is the foundation for the bachelor's degree. An associate's degree helps graduates break into the professional world and build the skills and foundation to advance into a bachelor's program. Students with the Associate of Arts and Sciences degree have satisfied the university-wide general education breadth requirements.

Associate of Science in Business Administration

The Associate of Science in Business Administration provides a foundational understanding of the practices and frameworks to evaluate and address contemporary business situations. The program is an ideal blend of high-demand soft skills (e.g. communication, problem solving, interpersonal factors) and critical technical knowledge within various business functions.

Associate of Science in Food and Agriculture

The Associate of Science in Food and Agriculture prepares graduates that value and use critical thinking, are effective communicators and act as responsible, ethical and competent agriculturists. The combination of a solid liberal arts education with professional curricular and educational opportunities provide the important theoretical and practical aspects of food and agriculture with the managerial skills necessary for students to become professional agriculturalists. Graduates of the program will be able to demonstrate basic knowledge and skills in agricultural business, including marketing and sales of agricultural products and services as well as management of crops and animals for food production. Graduates of the program will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a baccalaureate degree in an agricultural field at UW-Platteville or other University of Wisconsin Institution.

Associate Degree Overall Requirements

Students may apply for and be granted an Associate Degree from UW-Platteville providing they have:

  1. A minimum of 60 credits
  2. Fulfilled all general education and degree requirements
  3. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00
  4. Have earned at least 21 of 60 credits at UW-Platteville

Campus Availability and Degree Requirements

Baraboo Sauk County Campus

Richland Campus

Platteville Distance Learning Campus