2019-2020 College Catalog 
    Sep 25, 2022  
2019-2020 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

General Technology, AAS

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The AAS in General Technology is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to combine technical or vocational coursework with general education requirements to complete a two-year degree. The Associate of Applied Science in General Technology degree enables a student to design an individual program of study to fulfill a unique career goal that cannot be met through the completion of any single technology program offered by the college. It also serves as a bridge program for students enrolled in technical programs at other institutions who wish to complete an Associates Degree. Students wishing to complete the AAS in General Technology will develop an individual course of study through a structured advising process with faculty and college counselors. A total of at least 60 credit hours are required for the AAS in General Technology.  


General Education Core - 15 Credit Hours

Major Specific Courses - 45 Credit Hours

Major Technical Discipline - 24-30 Credit Hours

Choose from:

  • Aerospace Fabrication & Repair
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Hospitality and Tourism Administration
  • Marine Repair Technology
  • Welding Technology

Technical Minor/Approved Support Courses - 14-21 Credit Hours

Choose courses from a Technical Discipline not chosen above, courses from the list below, and/or other courses approved by the division chair or dean

60 Credit Hours Total

Purpose of AAS Degree

The Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed for employment purposes, and it should not be assumed that the degree or the courses in the degree can be transferred to another institution. While some institutions do accept some courses in AAS Programs, the general rule is that courses in AAS. Degrees are not accepted in transfer toward bachelor’s degrees. Students to whom transfer is important should get assurances in writing in advance from the institution to which they wish to transfer.

The NPC Honors Program

The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications.
Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

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