Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Major: Students select a plan of study based upon career goals
Possible occupations for graduates: entry-level positions in highly skilled technical fields.
The Technical Studies Degree is designed to provide a broad foundation of general education and technical knowledge, including a focused concentration of study that is based upon the student’s identified career path and/or an industry’s need.
Full-time students may complete the Associate of Applied Science degree in two years; part-time students determine their own pace. Students may be eligible to receive credit for some courses in these curricula through the College’s advanced standing process. Examples include credit by examination or credit received through an articulation agreement.
|Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
|Social and Behavioral Science Elective||6|
|Principles of Technology||3|
|Team Concepts/Problem Solving||3-6|
|Content Skills and Knowledge|
|Select one of the following options:||15-27|
Option 1: Courses selected from a single existing certificate or Diploma, plus electives to define a content area
Option 2: Two or more content areas of 6-12 credits each (courses selected to meet students’ goals and employer needs) plus related courses and electives
|Work-Based Learning courses||6-15|
|Total Credit Hours||60-69|