Technical Studies - A.A.S. Degree

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Provide recognition for work and experience while assisting individuals in their preparation for career advancement or change. This program is designed to provide skills for personal, professional and community improvement. The program is highly individualized and flexible. Technical Studies credits may be earned for corporate, industrial, or military training programs after review processes. Graduates will be awarded the associate in applied science degree upon successful completion of this program.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Formulate an educational plan designed to accomplish a personal/professional goal.
  • Demonstrate an attitude of responsibility to self, employer and community.
  • Advance in career, building on already acquired skills and competencies
  • Display increased technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrate the comprehensive mathematical, scientific, social and psychological
    skills necessary for personal career growth.
  • Present technical information in effective oral, written and technical form.

Thank you for choosing Sussex County Community College as the place to begin your education. We pride ourselves on giving you the individualized attention you need to be successful.

Once you have been accepted, choose the correct path with, What Type of Student are you? This will give you the important Steps to follow from application to registration.

Courses for this program

This is a recommended program course sequence for students who wish to complete their associate degree in two years. Part-time students and students starting in the spring or summer semesters can meet with an Advisor to customize their plan.

Code Course Name Credits
Fall - First Year
ENGL101 English Composition I 3
MATH105 Technical Mathematics 3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
Total Semester Credits
15
Spring - First Year
GTEC000 Technology Gen Ed Requirement* 3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
Total Semester Credits
15
Fall - Second Year
ENGL125 Technical Writing & Communication 3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
GHMN000
GSOC000
Humanities or
Social Science Gen Ed Requirement*
3
Total Semester Credits
15
Spring - Second Year
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
TSC000
BCST000
Technical Studies Core
or Required Course*
3
GNED000 General Education Requirement* 3
GNED000 General Education Requirement* 3
Total Semester Credits
15
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
60

*General Education & Required courses: Choose from the list of approved courses in the College Catalog.

Students may choose to first take some developmental courses that are designed to prepare students for the college level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time.

The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.