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  Oct 22, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Applied Technology, A.A.S. (2 years)


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(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

(AAS AT18)

 

The goal of the Associate in Applied Science in Applied Technology degree is to provide students with an individualized, quality education in a technology area by a combination of general education courses and a selection of courses in a technical specialty.

Students pursuing an AAS degree in Applied Technology may complete the coursework either at Aims or at any fully-accredited college or Area Vocational School (AVS).

It is imperative that the student work very closely with his/her advisor in choosing coursework appropriate to desired training and career goals.

Minimum requirements for the AAS degree in Applied Technology:

  1. Minimum of 60 semester credits of coursework (forty-five [45] of which must be Career and Technical Education [CTE] courses, and fifteen [15] of which must be general education courses).
  2. Minimum of 15 semester credits must be earned at Aims Community College. These are typically the general education courses (see #5, below).
  3. All courses completed at another college or AVS must be completed with a “C” or above to be accepted in transfer to Aims.
  4. All courses completed at Aims Community College must be completed with a Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  5. Fifteen (15) semester credits of general education courses consisting of:

Arts and Humanities:


Communication


Mathematics


Physical and Life Sciences


Any course from the AA curriculum in this category     Credits: 3

Behavioral and Social Sciences


Any course from the AA curriculum in this category     Credits: 3

Total Required CTE Credits: 45


Total Required General Education Credits: 15


Total Required Credits for AAS Degree: 60


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