Department of Applied General and Technical Studies

Department of Applied General and Technical Studies

Our courses provide students a comprehensive, flexible, liberal arts education. Our general education courses provide a solid foundation for every degree or career.

You will learn the fundamental skills of:

  • Research
  • Composition
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Technical Mathematics
  • Social Sciences


Our courses emphasize:

  • Analyzing information
  • Formulating solutions
  • Communicating clearly and concisely

Associate of Arts Degrees

The Associate of Arts degree cultivates in students the habit of life-long learning through a diverse curriculum and teaches students to think critically and creatively about their perceptions of ideas, events and people. This degree is designed to position the student for successful employment, career advancement or more focused study at the baccalaureate level.

Associate of Science Degrees

The Associate of Science degree teaches students to think critically and creatively about their perceptions of ideas, events and people. This degree is for students who would like to pursue a science based degree. Core curriculum emphasizes mathematics and science, but also includes English, history, and social studies, while learning fundamental skills in analysis, research, composition and reading comprehension. This is a science intensive degree designed to position the student for successful employment, career advancement, or more focused study in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields at the baccalaureate level.


Associate of Technical Studies Degree

The Associate of Technical Studies (ATS) program is available for adult students whose educational objectives and interests cannot be met through one of the formal associate degree programs. This program enables students to combine certifications (institutional, state, national) earned through an educational entity or a place of employment, with general education courses to meet the associate degree requirements. More information.


Certificate Programs: