Dec 14, 2018  
2014-2015 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2014-2015 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Technology


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The General Technology program is designed for students who wish to complete a two-year technical degree applicable to immediate employment. The program allows students flexibility in selecting courses that can meet specific educational and employment goals. The program may be customized to allow students up to 39 semester credit hours of electives to meet the students’ specific career goals. Tennessee Technology Center graduates who have completed a diploma program at a Tennessee Technology Center may receive 30 hours credit toward the General Technology major provided they meet the specific requireents of TBR Policy 2:01:00:03. Students must meet with a program advisor prior to beginning this course of study. Students interested in the General Technology degree program should confer with the dean of Technical Education for individual assessment and advisement.

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Concentration: General Technology

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

• Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (15 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • MATH 1630♦ - Finite Mathematics (3 hrs.)
  • 1 Humanities elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

    1 Natural Science elective (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

    1 Articulated or Guided elective (3 hrs.)

    1 Articulated or Guided elective (3 hrs.)

Second Year


Fall Term (15 semester credit hours)


1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)


1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (3 hrs.)

1 Articulated or Guided Elective (2 hrs.)

 

Program Degree Requirements - A.A.S. General Technology


General Education Requirements (18-19 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts


Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education elective1 3 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences


Approved Behavioral/Social Science Elective1 3 credits

Natural Science/Mathematics


Concentrations (41-42 hours)


Total Credit Hours 60


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