Students design an individualized program of study, in each of the two technical disciplines, to fulfill a unique career goal which cannot be achieved through the completion of any single technology program offered by the college.
- Apply multi-disciplinary knowledge to a variety of applications.
- Learn how to quickly identify, analyze, and solve technical problems.
- Productively use available tools.
- Communicate well verbally, graphically, and in writing.
- Formulate and apply critical thinking skills to troubleshoot systems.
- Communicate and function effectively in teams.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental safety behaviors and safety equipment.
- Demonstrate the technical skills applicable to each one of the two technical disciplines.
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|General Course Requirements|
|COM-103||English Composition I T▸||3|
|COM-105||Fundamentals of Oral Communication T▸||3|
|CIS-100||Computer Applications T▸||3|
|MA-102||Essential Math T▸OR||3|
|MA-111||College Algebra T▸||3|
|SS-100||General Psychology T▸||3|
|Total Required Hours|
T▸ - Course eligible for transfer to a state university.
NCKTC Requirements for an AAS in Technical Studies
- Satisfaction of the Kansas Board of Regents minimum requirements for AAS in Technical Studies
- Satisfaction of NCKTC Graduation Requirements (including minimum of 15 General Education credit hours)
- Evidence the combined skill-set proposed has potential to lead to desired career objective
- Pre-approved degree plan filed with Registrar’s Office
- Continued and regular consultation with advisor and faculty to ensure appropriate coursework is being taken to achieve the approved degree plan and career objective
|Course Code Course Title||Credits|
|Approved coursework from one selected technical program||*at least 15|
|Approved coursework from second selected technical program||*at least 15|
|Approved coursework from any additional selected technical programs||*at least 15|
*In most cases, the required technical education hours will exceed 15 credit hours; this is a minimum.
The required hours will be determined based upon the programs selected and the skill-set desired to meet the individual’s career objective.
The degree plan must be approved by the advisor, faculty, Registrar, and Dean of Instructional Services.