Technical credits, as part of a required, earned certificate or diploma from an accredited institution, may be earned by a combination of technical courses and/or work experience demonstrated through documented and demonstrated assessments.
General Education Courses 15 – 18 credit hours
Students must meet the general education requirements for AAS degrees at the technical institute where they enroll in the Technical Studies program. Each Technical Institute may have different course requirements, depending on the students’ individualized plan of study.
- Communications 3 credits
- Mathematics 3 credits
- Social Sciences 3 credits
- Behavioral Sciences 3 credits
- Computer Literacy 3 credits
Elective Courses 12 - 15 credit hours
The degree requires a minimum of 60 credits. Individualized plans of study will include the required 30 technical credits and 15-18 general education credits, and at least 12-15 additional credits – technical or general electives – to meet the students' career objectives.