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2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Studies, AAS


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Science and Mathematics Division

This program is a flexible Associate’s degree plan that can be individualized to meet the occupational and educational needs of a student, who is completing or has completed technical programs, certifications, licensures, military training, or prior learning. It is intended for those students whose occupational goals are not met by the College’s other associate degree programs of study. Each student is expected to meet general education requirements and technical program requirements following a plan that is approved by their academic advisor or the appropriate assistant dean. In the end, the student will have a focused set of technical skills and knowledge along with a broad academic foundation useful for securing more career opportunities or work-place advancement.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • establish an expertise of knowledge and skills in a technical profession.
  • explain the use of science, mathematics, computers, and writing in developing and communicating technological advances.
  • demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of how technology impacts society.

Required Program of Study


Fall Semester 1 (15 Credit Hours)


Spring Semester 1 (15 Credit Hours)


Fall Semester 2 (15 Credit Hours)


  • COM 141 - Technical Writing 3 Credit Hours
  • Humanities Elective - Choose any ART, ENG, MUS or PHI course 3 Credit Hours
  • Technology Course 3 Credit Hours *
  • Technology Course 3 Credit Hours *
  • Technology Course 3 Credit Hours *

Spring Semester 2 (15 Credit Hours)


Note(s):


* The student should follow the Technical Program of Study that is approved by their academic advisor or the appropriate academic assistant dean. All elective courses should be appropriate to meet the student’s occupational goal. Up to 20 credits of technology courses may be completed by articulation of technical center courses, prior learning, or military training through the RACC Assessment Center following current RACC policies, which are summarized at http://www.racc.edu/StudentLife/Services/assessment.aspx. These credits may not transfer to other colleges. A minimum of 15 credits of technology courses should establish a concentration of knowledge and skills in one technical area.

Total Credits=60


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