Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in General Technology

Option 1: A student completes all the requirements for a technical certificate in one of the following: Administrative Office Technology, Arkansas Heavy Equipment Operator Training Academy, Automotive Technology, Correctional Law Enforcement, Diesel Technology, Early Childhood Education, EMT Paramedic, Health Information Technology, Health Professions, Hospitality Services, Practical Nursing or Welding Technology.

Requirements for these technical certificates are listed here: Technical Certificates

Plus: Completes the minimum 15 hours of general education courses (listed below) and additional elective hours (either technical or general education courses) for a total of 60 credit hours.

Option 2: A student completes 24 hours in a major technical area and 21 hours in the technical core support courses from other related technical disciplines and completes the 15 hours of general education courses, listed below. With the approval of the academic advisor or unit head and the Vice-Chancellor for 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.

General Education Courses

Dept Course
Course Title Credit
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS ENGL 1013) 3
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS ENGL 1023) 3
MATH 1043 College Algebra or equivalent math course 3
    (ACTS MATH 1103)  
One of the following:      
CIS 1013 Introduction to Computer Based Systems 3
CIS 2223 Microcomputer Applications 3
    (ACTS CPSI 1003)  
One of the following:      
ECON 2203 Principles of Macroeconomics (ACTS ECON 2103) 3
ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics (ACTS ECON 2203) 3
HIST 1013 Survey of Civilization I (ACTS HIST 1113) 3
HIST 1023 Survey of Civilization II (ACTS HIST 1123) 3
HIST 2213 American History I (ACTS HIST 2113) 3
HIST 2223 American History II (ACTS HIST 2123) 3
PSCI 2213 American National Government (ACTS PLSC 2003) 3
PSY 1013 Introduction to Psychology (ACTS PSYC 1103) 3
SOC 2213 Introduction to Sociology (ACTSSOCI 1013) 3
     Total Hours for General Education Courses:  15

All of the general education courses, with the exception of MATH 0183, may be applied toward a baccalaureate degree at UAM or transferred to another university.