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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Studies, Associate of Applied Science Degree, Option in Business Management

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The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Technical Studies is designed to further the education of students who have completed specific American Council on Education (ACE)-approved apprenticeships or corporate, industrial, collegiate or military programs.  Students in this program will be provided with the knowledge necessary to combine their technical and business skills to enter into management positions in a firm or begin their own business.  ACE-acceptable apprenticeships include, but are not limited to:

  • Carpenters
  • Department of Corrections
  • Electrical Works (IBEW)
  • Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers
  • Iron Workers
  • Plumbers/Pipefitters
  • Sheet Metal Workers

The program includes some traditional general education courses and business courses that advance students’ business or technical skills.

Graduates are able to:

  • devise solutions to first-level management situations
  • produce business documents using current computer applications
  • examine accounting information as a basis for economic decision-making
  • identify the basic principles of marketing as used in business


Credits 37-38

Technical Studies Core

Up to 25 college credits can be applied to this program upon presentation of official proof of completion of an American Council on Education (ACE)-approved apprenticeship or corporate, industrial, collegiate or military program to the Enrollment Services Office.

Credits 25

Total Credits for A.A.S. Degree 62-63 Credits

1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education & Computer Science Electives List  list.
2 Mathematics by official placement test. Students may not take courses below placement level.

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