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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

General Occupational Technology, A.A.S. (A55280)

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The General Occupational Technology curriculum provides individuals with an opportunity to upgrade skills and to earn an associate degree, diploma, and/or certificate by taking courses suited for individual occupational interests and/or needs.

The curriculum content will be customized for students according to occupational interests and needs. A program of study for each student will be selected from any non-developmental level courses offered by the College.

Graduates will become more effective workers, better qualified for advancements within their field of employment, and become qualified for a wide range of entry-level employment opportunities.

General Education Courses

(15 SHC)

General education course work includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, and English composition. The following courses are required:

Elective Courses

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

Select 3 SHC from the following courses:  ENG 231 , ENG 232  , or any of the following prefixes: ART, DRA, HUM, MUS, PHI, or REL.

Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective

Select one course from the following prefixes: ANT, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

Major Courses

(49 SHC)

Select a minimum 49 SHC from a combination of major courses for curriculums approved to be offered by the college. Courses which offer specific job knowledge and skills must be included. Work experience, including work-based learning, practicums, and internships, may be included in the degree program up to a maximum of 8 SHC.

Other Required Hours

(4 SHC)

Local employer requirements, as well as college designated graduation requirements, are accommodated in other required hours. The following courses (4 SHC) are required:

Total Semester Hours Credit 68

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