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2020-2021 Catalog

Technical Studies Specialization: Technical Supervision, Associate of Applied Science


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Program Code: 718-10

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Studies is designed for students with training, work experience, and collegiate coursework in a technical trade who wish to earn an applied degree, typically for career advancement. Students who have completed an eligible academic certificate(s) and the specified general education requirements select additional coursework to create a coherent program of study approved by the academic dean. Credit toward the additional and required coursework may be awarded to students who have significant and documented learning resulting from relevant work experience and/or earned certifications or licenses. This program requires approval by an academic dean for admission. Students should contact the division office by email at tstout@tcc.edu or by telephone at (757) 822-5230 for more information regarding eligibility.

Semester 1


Semester Total: 13-14


Semester 2


  • ___ ___ - Social Science Elective 1,2
  • ___ ___ - Humanities or Social Science Elective 1,2
  • ___ ___ - Approved Technical Electives 3

Semester Total: 15


Semester 3


  • ___ ___ - Approved Technical Electives 3

Semester Total: 16


Semester 4


  • ___ ___ - Approved Technical Electives 3

Semester Total: 16


Program Total Minimum Credits: 60-61


Program Footnotes:


1 Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s).

2 Students planning to transfer into ODU’s B.S. degree in Occupational and Technical Studies (Industrial Technology emphasis) should take the following: Humanities Elective (PHI 220  or PHI 226 ); Mathematics or Science with Lab Elective (MTH 154 , MTH 161 , or MTH 245 ); Social Science Electives (PSY 200  or PSY 201  AND HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 121 , or HIS 122 ).

3 Students should meet with their faculty advisor or academic dean to determine prior academic certificates that may apply toward this requirement, and to select appropriate courses to fulfill the remainder of this requirement. A combined 40-41 credits will be awarded for the Approved Technical Electives. Students must have a minimum of 60 credit hours applicable to the degree to meet graduation requirements.

4 Credit towards the Approved Technical Electives reflected in semesters 2 through 4 may be awarded to students with relevant work experience and/or earned certifications or licenses, as documented through completion of this course. Students without relevant and significant learning experiences may be advised by the academic dean to complete an alternate course. Additionally, students planning to transfer into ODU’s B.S. degree in Occupational and Technical Studies (Industrial Technology emphasis) should consider the following courses, as appropriate: ENG 115   or ENG 131  ; ACC 211  ; and ITE 119  .

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