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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

General Technology, Specialized Program - Associate Degree

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Program Start Date: Any term
Minimum Program Length: 64 academic weeks; 4 terms day or online, 6 terms evening
Curriculum Code: 55600

Program Description

The general technology AAS degree is designed to allow students who hold a certificate or diploma in a technical specialty to complete a degree. Several pre-designed options are listed in the SCC catalog, but students may only graduate with one general technology degree. This version of the general technology AAS degree allows students to work with their advisors to custom design a general technology degree. The Associate Vice President of Instruction must approve any custom general technology programs of study.

Professional Opportunities

The general technology degree allows students the flexibility to develop a degree that is relevant to their career needs.

Unique Aspects

The general technology degree provides great flexibility to students who have already completed a technical certificate or diploma.

Requirements for General Technology

Students are responsible for designing a course of study with their advisor, and for receiving the approval of the Associate Vice President of Instruction prior to starting their course work. Typically students are encouraged to take one of the pre-designed general technology AAS degree options.

EEDA Career Cluster:

All 16 career clusters may apply.

Course Requirements:

Primary Technical Specialty

  • Take 21 credits in a single content area from an approved degree, diploma, or technical education certificate program that is currently offered by the college

Secondary Technical Specialty

  • Take 12 credits as advised


  • Take 11 to 35 credits as advised


Courses may only be used to fulfill one requirement. Refer to Course Descriptions  for prerequisites.

Semester Display and Program Learning Outcomes

Students will, as part of the approval process, develop a semester display and program learning outcomes for the Associate Vice President of Instruction’s approval.

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