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GENERAL TECHNOLOGY

DEGREE: Associate in Applied Science with a major in General Technology

To provide a flexible curriculum designed to meet the employment objectives of students in occupationally oriented courses.

This General Technology program provides a combination of occupationally oriented courses to meet specific career objectives and the opportunity to get cross-training in two or more specialities to meet the needs of employees who have a variety of job responsibilities. The student and the academic advisor work togethter to design a sequence of existing courses to meet employment objectives.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: Each technical specialty course

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry, And Trigonometry I 3 0 3
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
XXX XXX Ensure Computer Competence 0 0 0
OR
CPT 170 Microcomputer Applications 3 0 3
15 0 15

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
XXX XXX 28 SHC minimum in primary technical specialty (single content area from an approved degree, diploma, or certificate program). 28 0 28
XXX XXX 12 SHC minimum in secondary technical specialty 12 0 12
40 0 40

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
XXX XXX 5-29 SHC for other courses to include a minimum of one 3 SHC Elective chosen from a technical specialty other than those comprising the major and minor core courses. 5 0 5
5 0 5
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  60

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: David Edwards

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $22,500.00

Local Average Salary: $30,000.00

National Starting Salary: $33,800.00

National Average Salary: $41,000.00