General Technology - Associate in Applied Science Degree
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 specialty. 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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|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||Semester
|ENG 155 (or ENG 101 + SPC 205)||3|
|ENG 160 or ENG 102||3|
|MAT 155 (or MAT 110, 120)||3|
|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.|
|OTHER HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS