State Fair Community College

Degrees and Programs

A number of Associate of Applied Science programs (AAS) at SFCC emphasize career and technical courses, which are designed to prepare you for employment in the career of your choice. If you plan to transfer and complete a four-year degree, you will find that our Associate of Arts (AA) degree, the Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), or the Associate of Science in chemistry (ASC) or engineering (ASE) will give you a solid foundation for upper division courses. Below is a list of programs offered at SFCC.

Click Advising Worksheets for more information about required courses for all of the degrees and programs at SFCC. Some programs require students to have certain essential qualifications in order to be admitted and retained in a program. Click Essential Skills to view program-specific qualifications.

* Professional Certificate and an AAS degree           ** Skills Certificate and an AAS degree

# Professional Certificate only                                     ^ Skills Certificate, Professional Certificate, and AAS


Associate of Applied Science

View the core requirements for an associate of applied science degree in the current catalog and click on the links above for more information about our AAS degree, Certificate and Skills certificate programs.

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is designed for the student who wishes to earn a bachelor's degree. View the core requirements from the current catalog for an associate of arts degree. For assistance in curriculum and degree planning, please see the Advising and Resource Center (ARC) page. Click advising worksheets for more information.

Associate of Arts in Teaching

The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree was created by Missouri four-year colleges and community colleges and provides students who have earned an AAT degree at SFCC the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in education at a Missouri four-year college or university. Earning an AAT at SFCC makes the transition to four-year universities a smooth process and is very economical. Click advising worksheets for more information.

Associate of Science in Chemistry or Engineering

An Associate of Science in Chemistry (ASC) or Engineering (ASE) is now offered at SFCC. These are the only AS degree programs offered within the college's 14-county service area. These programs provide students with the first two years of study toward bachelor's degrees in either chemistry or engineering. Click advising worksheets for more information.

Professional Certificate

At SFCC, we offer several one-year professional certificates designed to get you into the work force quickly. Most certificates can be applied toward the associate of applied science degree if you decide to continue after completion of a certificate program. Click advising worksheets for more information.

Skills Certificate

Some of the programs offered at SFCC now include Skills Certificates for students interested in attaining a set of specialized skills that could lead to quick employment. The number of credit hours required can range from 15 to 18 because courses are limited to a specific set of skills. Besides the ability to enter the workforce quickly, a Skills Certificate is also a great entry point that can lead to a Professional Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree. Click advising worksheets for more information.


Bachelor's degrees

Several bachelor's degrees are offered at SFCC on the Sedalia, Clinton, and Lake of the Ozarks campuses through a partnership with Central Methodist University. Click locations for more information about the degrees offered there. 

Transfer opportunities

If your desire is to earn a bachelor's degree, then SFCC is a great place to start because of our quality programs and low tuition. SFCC works directly with many four-year schools in Missouri to ensure the college credit you earn here will transfer easily to those schools. Click transfer for more information.


Haven't decided yet what you would like to do at SFCC? No problem! Visit the Academic Advising page for assistance with career questions, and curriculum and degree planning. One of our counselors can help answer your questions.

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