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General Technology

General Technology - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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General Technolgy

HGTC's Associate in Applied Science in General Technology allows students, with advisor guidance and approval, to tailor a program of study to meet their specific career goals and employment objectives. By combining coursework of primary and secondary specialties, graduates are prepared to work in different but related areas of study.

The required core consists of 40 credit hours from a primary and secondary speciality. Core credit hours should come from approved degree, diploma, or technical education certificate programs. 

The General Technology degree provides opportunity for students in certificate programs at HGTC to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree. Students enrolled in certificate programs are encouraged to speak to their advisors about the General Technology, A.A.S. degree option.

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Program Information

The General Technology major allows a student and academic advisor to tailor a program of study to meet specific career goals and employment objectives.
Complete range of semester hour credits distributed as follows:
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
ENG 155 (or ENG 101 + SPC 205) 3
ENG 160 or ENG 102 3
MAT 155 (or MAT 101, 102, 110, 120) 3
Social Science 3
Humanities 3
TOTAL 15
REQUIRED CORE SUBJECT AREAS
The Required Core consists of a primary technical specialty (28 credit hours minimum) in a single content area and secondary specialty (12 credit hours minimum). The Primary Specialty consists of a minimum of 28 credit hours in a single content area. The Secondary Specialty consists of an additional 12 credit hours in another content area from approved degree, diploma or technical education certificate programs.
TOTAL 40
OTHER HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION
Electives 6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

61