The Technical Studies Associate Degree program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of positions in today's technical industry fields. This program offers students learning opportunities that develop higher level academic skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. It is specifically open to students who have already completed another approved technical or industrial program of study. The program emphasizes a continuation of technical studies theory and practical applications necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Studies and will be qualified for employment as technicians.

Associate Degree
Program Length 60 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum age: 16
Special Requirements Completion of a Diploma program or Dean approval
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Warner Robins, Macon and Milledgeville Campuses and Putnam County Center

AAS in Technical Studies Curriculum

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics
MATH 1103

MATH 1101

MATH 1111
Quantitative Skills and Reasoning
Mathematical Modeling
College Algebra


Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
XXXX xxxx General Education Core Elective (Areas I - IV)
Block Transfer* of Occupational Preparation Courses 45
  Total Hours 60


* Students can transfer occupational course credit from an earned diploma. Students may need
 additional occupationally-related coursework to meet the 45 credit hour requirement.