General Technology A.A.S.

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General Technology A.A.S.

Department: General Technology

Total Credit Hours: 61 credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements* (16 credits)
Mathematics MAT 105 or higher Applied Mathematics 3
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 or English Composition II
ENG 115 or Technical Writing 
COM 101 or Oral Communication 3
COM 104 or Small Group Communication
COM 106 or Public Speaking
COM 110 Interpersonal Communication
Social Science HIS 101 or U.S. History to 1877  3
HIS 102 or U.S. History Since 1877 
HIS 103 or African American History to 1877
HIS 104 or African American History Since 1877
POL 101 or American Government 
Natural Science CHM 101 or Into to Chemistry 3
BIO 105 or Essentials of Biology
BIO 108 or Trends in Science
BIO 110 or Human Biology
PHY 105 or Environmental Geology
PHY 111 or Intro to Physical Science
PHY 125 or Intro to Physical Geology
PHY 130 or Astronomy
College 101 COL 101 College Success Seminar 1
Core Course Requirements* (15 credits)
ETC 101 Fundamentals of Electronics 3
CAD 104 Introduction to AutoCAD 3
MFG 101 Principles of Safety Practices 3
BUS 204 Total Quality Operations Management 3
LGM 215 Introduction to Data Analysis 3
Program Major Concentration (18 credits)
18 credit hours or a Certificate of Specialization from applicable program areas, including: Computer Science, IT, Web Design & Development, Graphic Design, Business Technology, Manufacturing Technologies, GIS or Welding.
EElective Course Requirements (12 credits)
12 credit hours of course work from applicable program areas, including: Computer Science, IT, Web Design & Development, Graphic Design, Business Technology, Manufacturing Technologies, GIS or Welding.
Total Required Hours: 61 credits

* If planning to utilize as transfer credits to another institution, contact advising or the General Technology Program coordinator for more specific requirements.

What Is General Technology A.A.S.

This associate degree program provides a broad scope of technical skills applicable to technician employment in appropriate industry or service companies. A core foundation including computer hardware/software applications, math, science, CAD and electronics is combined with specialized study areas relative to student/employer interest.

Occupational Outlook

Employment of general technology graduates is projected to grow 6-25 percent from 2012 to 2022.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, employees working in the technology field earn on average $74,960 per year, depending on education, experience and employer. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employees working in the technology field earn an average of $74,960 per year.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

General Technology Careers

SCC graduates with an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in general technology are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: mathematical technician, IT administrator, computer customer support specialist, database administrator, manufacturing technician and webmaster.

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Roxanne Finneran,
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