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General Technology - Associate in Applied Science

If you enjoy challenging pursuits but aren't sure which career is right for you, you may want to consider HGTC's Associate in Applied Science in General Technology. The General Technology degree allows a student, with advisor guidance and approval, to complete coursework available at HGTC. By combining coursework of primary and secondary specialties, graduates are prepared to work in different but related areas of study.

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The General Technology major allows a student and academic advisor to tailor a program of study to meet specific career goals and employment objectives. The required core consists of a primary specialty (28 credit hours minimum) in a single content area and a 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. This major provides great flexibility for tailoring programs to suit employment opportunities.

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