Aug 12, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2020-2021 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

General Technology A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in General Technology prepares students for unique positions in the workplace for which specified degree programs do not currently exist. If you are interested in this program, please contact the office of the Dean of Career and Technical Programs at 931-668-7010 ext. 2109, or by email This program can only be taken by students working directly with an advisor in the selection of courses to satisfy the degree requirements.


Students will be able to:

  1. Utilize diverse disciplines to enhance communication, research, business, or technology skills in the workplace
  2. Connect relevant experience and academic knowledge
  3. Integrate knowledge and modes of thinking drawn from two or more disciplines
  4. Adapt and apply skills, abilities, theories, or methodologies gained in one situation to new situations
  5. Develop effective problem-management and decision-making skills
  6. Effectively use professional skills:
  • Taking responsibility (self-motivation, ethical behavior, time management)
  • Writing and speaking clearly (legibly) and persuasively with individuals and groups
  • Working effectively with others (building good relationships, being an effective leadership and team member, influencing others, managing others)
  • Asking and answering the right questions (applying knowledge, evaluating actions and policies, paying attention to details)
  • Solving problems (identify problems, develop solutions, and implement solutions)


GENERAL EDUCATION (15-16 credit hours)

MAJOR FIELD CORE (selected in consultation with an advisor)

  • 18 hours minimum

COMPLETION PATHWAY COURSES (selected in consultation with an advisor)

  • 26-27 hours

Semester Hours Credit: 60 OR (see notes below)

All general technology majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 First-Year Experience , and the degree program will require 63 credit hours.


Fall or Spring Start - Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following is a recommended full-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One - (15 credit hours)

Semester Two - (15 credit hours)

  • Appropriate MATH course from either of the two chosen programs
  • Core Program 1 - 6 sem hrs cr
  • Core Program 2 - 6 sem hrs cr

Semester Three - (15 credit hours)

  • Core Program 1 - 9 sem hrs cr
  • Core Program 2 - 6 sem hrs cr

Semester Four - (15 credit hours)

  • Core Program 1 - 6 sem hrs cr
  • Core Program 2 - 9 sem hrs cr

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