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2017-2018 Catalog

General Technology (AAS)


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  • Program Prerequisite: A 900 hour minimum certificate from a WSU approved DATC or OWATC program awarded within 5 years of beginning the AAS in General Technology Program.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in all core and elective courses (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA for all courses of 2.00 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A minimum of 63.5 credit hours (includes exactly 30 transfer credit hours for completing an approved 900 or more hour certificate program at DATC or OWATC.  Residency (WSU courses): Must complete a minimum of 20 credit hours.

Advisement

All General Technology students are required to meet with an academic advisor from the WSU’s College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology upon entering the program.

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Admission Requirements

Regular university admission requirements and a completed 900 hour minimum approved technical specialty certificate from OWATC or DATC awarded within 5 years of beginning the AAS program. Students with an approved 900-hour minimum ATC technical certificate awarded within 5 years of beginning the AAS program will receive 30 hours of transfer elective credit toward an AAS in General Technology degree upon completion of all WSU graduation requirements for the AAS in General Technology. Approval by the College of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology at Weber State University is required.

Major Course Requirements for the AAS in General Technology Degree


NOTE: Individual articulated courses between WSU and DATC/OWATC will not count for this requirement if those courses were included in the 900-hour certificate, excluding transfer equivalents to NTM 1700.  Students must complete a minimum of 20 credit hours of WSU residency (WSU courses).

Breadth Courses Required (9 credit hours minimum)


Creative Arts & Humanities:

Social Science:

  • Any Approved (3)

Physical or Life Science:

  • Any Approved (3-5)

Elective Courses (Select 14-17 credit hours)


Grades for the following elective courses must meet departmental requirements. Students should work closely with the College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology academic advisor to select a course sequence that will support the student’s chosen career pathway.

Technical Specialty Credit (30 credit hours)


Technical specialty credit for completing a third-party approved 900 hour or more certificate program from DATC or OWATC completed within 5 years prior to beginning the AAS program. Credit is applied after WSU graduation clearance for the AAS in General Technology.

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