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General Occupational Technology: 
Associate in Applied Science Degree Program

The General Occupational Technology curriculum provides individuals with an opportunity to upgrade their skills and to earn an associate degree by taking courses suited for their occupational interests and/or needs.

The curriculum content will be individualized for students according to their occupational interests and needs. A program of study for each student will be selected from associate degree-level courses offered by the College.

Graduates will become more effective workers, better qualified for advancements within their field of employment, and become qualified for a wide range of entry-level employment opportunities.

This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.

Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 65

Curriculum: 

Required General Education Courses

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Prof Research and Reporting

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Math Elective may include any Mathematics course (100 level or higher).

Social/Behavioral Science Electives

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Associate in Applied Science Humanities Electives

Credit Hours: 

3.00

48-49 additional credit hours must be a chosen from a combination of major courses for curriculums approved to be offered by the college. Work-Based Learning may be included up to a maximum of 8 semester hours of credit.