The Technical Studies program recognizes valuable training and/or work experience by giving students in technical fields the opportunity to receive college credits for their experiences and to apply that experience and knowledge to an associate's degree. It assists individuals in their preparation for career advancement or change. The student will develop an individualized program of study directly related to career or educational goals.
This select program has four components:
- Prior learning assessment:12-30 credits in the Technical/Occupational core from industry certifications and other demonstrated competencies
- 21 credits of General Education
- 3 credits in communication
- 6-24 credits taken as part of a Personal Education Plan that has either a technical or a business-related focus