Technical Studies Associate of Applied Science Degree
Offered at the Following Campus Locations
The Technical Studies Associate Degree program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technical industry fields. This program offers students learning opportunities that develop higher level academic skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. It is specifically open to students who have already completed another approved technical or industrial program of study. The program emphasizes a continuation of technical studies theory and practical applications necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Studies and will be qualified for employment as technicians.
This program requires the ACCUPLACER® college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 16.
ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 64, Sentence Skills 70, Arthritmetic 34, Elementary Algebra 57
Basic Skills Courses:General Education Core (Required Minimum: 15 Semester Credit Hours)Area 1 - Language Arts (3 hours)ENGL1101Composition and Rhetoric3Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 hours) Select 1ECON1101Principles of Economics3ECON2105Macroeconomics3ECON2106Microeconomics3HIST1111World History I3HIST1112World History II3PSYC1101Introductory Psychology3HIST2111U.S. History I3HIST2112U.S. History II3POLS1101American Government3SOCI1101Introduction to Sociology3Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 hours) Select 1MATH1103Quantitative Skills/Reasoning (201614)3MATH1101Mathematical Modeling3MATH1111College Algebra3Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts (3 hours) Select 1ARTS1101Art Appreciation3ENGL2110World Literature3ENGL2130American Literature3ENGL2310English Literature from the Beginnings to 17003HUMN1101Introduction to Humanities3MUSC1101Music Appreciation3THEA1101Theater Appreciation3General Education Core Electives (3 hours) Select 1 additional course from Areas I, II, III, or IVOccupational Courses (45 hours)Minimum Length of Program: 6 TermsMInimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 60