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Technical Studies AAS
Associate of Applied Science
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Studies is offered in a variety of delivery modes, including face to face, online, and hybrid.
This program provides the opportunity for students to create a personalized degree option that fits their specific goals by combining new courses taken at Great Falls College with their work or military experience and/or previous credits.
This program can provide opportunities for students to:
- earn an associates degree while apprenticing
- package their military technical experience into a degree that fits their future career goals
- apply their work experience toward a customized degree
Graduates are prepared to:
- Upon completion of this program, students will be able to think critically by evaluation information analytically, using ideas and data in creative and innovative ways.
- Upon completion of this program, students will be able to communicate effectively, expressing ideas and information in the mode most appropriate to the audience and situation.
- Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate professionalism in and out of the classroom, meeting current organizational or industry standards for conduct, appearance, and teamwork.
- Students will work with their advisor to develop additional program outcomes for their customized plan of study.
Estimated Resident Program Cost*
|Tuition and Fees||$7,064|
Fall 2023 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums may be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses for only Summer 2023.
Because the program is customized to students' career objectives, the majority of the course requirements will differ for each plan. However, students must have earned a high school diploma or high school equivalency and have a specified career objective before developing a plan with their advisor. The plan will include the following which will be customized to the student's career objectives.
I. General Education Courses ***,+ (12-13 Credits)
Communication - 6 credits (3 credits written, 3 credits verbal)
|Select one of the following:|
|WRIT 101||College Writing I **,+||3|
|WRIT 121||Intro to Technical Writing **.+||3|
|COMX 115||Introduction to Interpersonal Communication +||3|
Mathematics - 3-4 credits
|M 105||Contemporary Mathematics **,+||3|
|M 121||College Algebra **,+||3|
|M 140||College Math for Healthcare **,+||3|
|M 151||Precalculus **,+||4|
|M 171||Calculus I **,+||4|
|M 172||Calculus II *,+||4|
|M 273||Multivariable Calculus *,+||4|
|STAT 216||Introduction to Statistics **,+||4|
Humanities/Fine Arts/Social Sciences/History - 3 credits
|BGEN 105||Introduction to Business +||3|
|BGEN 220||Business Ethics and Social Responsibility +||3|
|NASX 105||Introduction to Native American Studies +||3|
|PSYX 100||Introduction to Psychology +||3|
|SOCI 101||Introduction to Sociology +||3|
II. Technical Studies Courses ***,+ (24 credits)
Courses must be in related skills area that align with student's career objectives. Courses will vary depending on student's career objective. They will work with their advisor to develop a plan.
III. Career Objective Courses + (24 credits)
Courses will vary depending on student's career objective. They will work with their advisor to develop a plan.
Total Program Credits - 60-61
A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.
Indicates prerequisites needed.
Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.
WRIT 104, COMX 102, M 111, and M 120 can be applied to Technical Studies area but not to the General Education credits.