Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in General Technology

Graduates of technical certificate programs may choose to continue their studies and earn an Associate of Applied Science in General Technology Degree.  Students who wish to pursue this degree have two tracts to choose from: 

Option 1:   A student can complete all of the requirements for one of the following Technical Certificates:

Business Technology Health Professions
Computer Maintenance/Networking Hospitality Services
Early Childhood Education HVAC/R Technology
Electromechanical Technology Practical Nursing
Electromechanical Technology-Instrumentation Welding
Health Information Technology

Requirements for these Technical Certificates are listed under: Technical Certificates

PLUS the required 15 hours of general education courses along with additional elective hours in either technical or non-technical courses, which will give the student a total of 60 credit hours.

Option 2: A student can complete 24 hours in a major technical area AND 21 hours in the technical core of support courses from other related technical disciplines AND complete 15 hours of required general education courses. With the approval of the academic advisor or unit head and the Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs, the student may select courses from one or more technical disciplines and develop a coherent technical program that will prepare him/her for employment in occupational and technical fields.

Required General Education Courses: 15 Hours

Dept Course
Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalent ENGL 1013) 3
ENGL 1023 Composition II  (ACTS Equivalent ENGL 1023) 3
MAT 2213 Advanced Industrial Math 3
    One of the following:  
CIS 1013 Introduction to Computer-based Systems
(ACTS Equivalent CPSI 1003)
CIS 2223 Microcomputer Application 3
    One of the following:  
    (Appropriate for the field of study):  
ECON 2203 Principles of Macroeconomics 
(ACTS Equivalent ECON 2103)
ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics 
(ACTS Equivalent ECON 2203)
HIST 1013 Survey of Civilization I  (ACTS Equivalent HIST 1113) 3
HIST 1023 Survey of Civilization II (ACTS Equivalent HIST 1123) 3
HIST 2213 American History I (ACTS Equivalent HIST 2113) 3
HIST 2223 American History II (ACTS Equivalent HIST 2123) 3
PSY 1013 Introduction to Psychology (ACTS Equivalent PSY 1103) 3
SOC 2213 Introduction to Sociology (ACTS Equivalent SOC 1013) 3
PSCI 2213 American National Government
(ACTS Equivalent PSCI 2003)
    Total Credits 15

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