Technical Studies A.A.S. - Industrial-Technical Option

The A.A.S. in Technical Studies degree program is designed to provide students the opportunity to apply their work experience to earning an associate degree in applied science. Students can earn credit for their work experience while they prepare for career advancement. Up to 20 credits may be awarded for work experience, including military experience, trade/proprietary school preparation, apprenticeship programs, and on-the-job training.

Required Courses:

Additional Requirements:

  • Social Science General Education (6 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Social Science courses (course type: GSOC).
  • Lab Science Gen. Ed. Requirement (4 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Lab Science courses (course type: GSCL).
  • Humanities Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Humanities Courses (course type: GHUM).
  • Take 21 credits from the following list of Industrial/Tech Electives: CHEM 180 Introductory Chemistry (4 cr), CSIT 115 Intro to Computer Game Development (3 cr), CSIT 123 Integrated Office Software (3 cr), CSIT 160 Introduction to Visual Basic (3 cr), ECON 151 Macroeconomics Principles (3 cr), ECON 152 Microeconomics Principles (3 cr), ECON 153 Contemporary Economic Issues (3 cr), ENGR 181 Graphics for Engineers (2 cr), ENGR 191 AutoCAD 2-D Basic I (3 cr), ENGR 192 AutoCAD 2-D Basic II (3 cr), ENGR 198 AutoDesk Inventor (3 cr), ENGR 221 Engineering Statics (3 cr.), ENGR 222 Engineering Dynamics (3 cr), ENGR 225 Design of Material Structures (3 cr), PHYS 171 Physics I (4 cr), PHYS 172 Physics II (4 cr).
  • Professional Core Transfer Credits Awarded for Work Experience OR Industrial/Technical Option Electives (up to 20 credits): CHEM 180 Introductory Chemistry (4 cr), CSIT 115 Intro to Computer Game Development (3 cr), CSIT 123 Integrated Office Software (3 cr), CSIT 160 Introduction to Visual Basic (3 cr), ECON 151 Macroeconomics Principles (3 cr), ECON 152 Microeconomics Principles (3 cr), ECON 153 Contemporary Economic Issues (3 cr), ENGR 181 Graphics for Engineers (2 cr), ENGR 191 AutoCAD 2-D Basic I (3 cr), ENGR 192 AutoCAD 2-D Basic II (3 cr), ENGR 198 AutoDesk Inventor (3 cr), ENGR 221 Engineering Statics (3 cr.), ENGR 222 Engineering Dynamics (3 cr), ENGR 225 Design of Material Structures (3 cr), PHYS 171 Physics I (4 cr), PHYS 172 Physics II (4 cr).

For more information contact Dr. Gerald Cohen at: gcohen@ocean.edu or 732-255-0400 Ext. 2165.

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