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AAS – General Technology

Semester hours required for graduation: 64-75

Advisors: Mike Cumbie


The Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in General Technology is designed for students seeking a combination of technically-oriented courses to meet specific career objectives and the opportunity to become multi-skilled technicians. In addition to completing the College’s general education requirements, students will also complete course work in primary and secondary specialties.

B. Technical Specialties: 40 Credit Hours

The degree consists of a primary and a secondary technical specialty.
Primary Technical Specialty: The primary technical specialty consists of a minimum of 28 semester hours' credit in a single content area from approved degree, diploma, or technical education certificate programs.
Secondary Technical Specialty: A minimum of 12 credit hours in another technical area.

Recommended Course Sequence

It is recommended that students contact their faculty advisor to lay out an appropriate course plan according to their technical specialty and course availability by semester.

Possible Primary and Secondary Specialties

            Automotive Repair          Drafting and Design          Mechatronics

            Cosmetology                HVAC/R Technology            Small Business Management
            Criminal Justice           Machine Tool                 Welding

C. Technical Elective: 3 Credit Hours

This course will be approved by the advisor in order to adapt the program to meet the needs of the specific student and local employers. Provisions must be made for a minimum of one technical elective. **Technical Electives can be found in the College Catalog.**

Tuition and book costs reflect the projected cost of the complete program.

Graduation times may vary according to course availability and/or individual course load. Consult faculty advisor.

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