General Technology-AAS

The Associate of Applied Science degree in General Technology is designed for students who desire a program of study leading to job preparation for entry into the workforce. It is appropriate for students who are interested in a specialized technical certificate(s) for immediate employability and who desire general education courses to improve job promotion opportunities.

Because of the stepping-stone approach, in the design of most ASU-Beebe technical certificate programs of study, students may begin the general education courses needed for the AASGT degree prior to or after the technical certificate coursework has been completed.

The degree consists of 15 credit hours of general education coursework and 45/46 credit hours of technical courses.  The technical courses taken should result in the award of a technical certificate in a specialized area.

Additional technical courses of interest to the student and approved by the advisor may be added to enhance employability and/or to meet the minimum 45 credit hours of technical coursework. The advisor for this degree is the appropriate Division Chair/Director for the Technical Certificate.   

Area of Study

General Technology



Total Program

60 Credit Hours

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours. 

University Requirement - 1 or 3 hours

University Requirement Department
The 3-hour credit course is required for students who must take at least one remedial course.  Students who are not required to take a remedial course may take the 3-hour credit course.  In both situations, the courses (1-hour or 3-hour) count toward electives.
UNIV 1001 Principles of Academic Success I University
UNIV 1003 Principles of Academic Success III University

General Education Core - 15 hours

English - 3 hours

English - 3 hours Department
ENG 1003 Freshman English I English

English/Communication - 3 hours

English/Communication - 3 hours  Department
Choose one course below.
ENG 1013 Freshman English II English
ENG 2033 Technical Writing and Communication English

 Speech/Math/Computer - 6 hours

Speech/Math/Computer - 6 hours Department
MATH 1013 Technical Mathematics A, B, C, D, E, J, M and V Mathematics
CIS 1503 Microcomputer Applications I Computer Information Systems
A student may take a MATH course higher than MATH 1013.  

Psychology/Sociology/History - 3 hours

Psychology/Sociology/History - 3 hours Department
Choose one course below.
PSY 2013 Introduction to Psychology Psychology
SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology Sociology
HIST 2763 The United States to 1876 History
HIST 2773 The United States Since 1876 History

General Technology Electives - 45 hours

Electives - 45 hours Department
The General Technology Electives are chosen with the help of an advisor.  


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