General TECHNOLOGY- CURRICULUM AND CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

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General TECHNOLOGY- CURRICULUM AND CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

The General Technology (GNT) program is designed to meet specific employer needs in a variety of different technical career areas that require multifunctional employees.  The college advisor, the student, and the sponsoring industry employer together will develop an education plan based on the intended career focus.  Degree requirements are based on the advisor approved curriculum.

The degree includes 19 credit hours in the college’s General Education Core Requirements of Oral and Written Communication, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, and Technical Literacy, 32-34 credit hours in two or more disciplines including six to eight credit hours of internship with the sponsoring employer, 12-14 credit hours of advisor approved electives, and a one credit hour Job Search Strategies course.  The intent of this degree is to serve employer sponsored students.

Program Mission

The mission of the General Technology program is to provide students with the opportunity to develop the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in today’s multifunctional career fields.

Program Goals

The goals of the program are to provide the opportunity for students to develop:

  • The knowledge and skills identified in the chosen technical concentration.
  • Critical thinking skills used to troubleshoot in a multifunctional career.
  • Oral, analytical, mathematical, and written communication skills needed in a multifunctional career.

 

    CORE CURRICULUM  
      Credit  Hours
    Approved technical courses from two or more disciplines 26
    Approved technical internship 6-8
    SUB-TOTAL 32-34
     
  GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS  
General Education Requirements 19
   
    Approved general education courses  
  SUB-TOTAL 19
       
    PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  
Electives   Approved electives from any technical area 12-14
    SUB-TOTAL 12-14
       
    GRADUATION REQUIREMENT  
COM 125 Job Search Strategies 1
    SUB-TOTAL 1
       
    PROGRAM TOTAL 64-68