General Technology: AAS
Through a partnership agreement with Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) and Utah State University, you can apply your certificate/credential toward an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in General Technology. Following the completion of an approved UCAT or USU Eastern certificate and being admitted to USU, you must successfully complete the USU requirements in a chosen emphasis area. Upon graduation, your certificate will be converted to 30 USU credit hours and you will be awarded a USU Associate of Applied Science degree in General Technology.
General Education Requirements
Communications Literacy (choose one 3 cr.)
Math (choose one 3 or 4 cr.)
Breadth Requirements (9 credits)American Institutions (BAI) 3 cr. - choose one
Humanities (BHU) -or- Social Sciences (BSS) 3 cr. - choose one
Physical Science (BPS) 3 cr. - choose one
Technical Specialty and Institution
Emphasis Area Requirements
Design and Creative Arts
Allied Health Systems
For a list of approved certificates and USU emphases, contact the USU Eastern Center for Workforce Development.
Apply to Utah State University
Students are admitted into this program through the university’s regular admission process.
New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing (a 2.5 GPA) qualify for admission to this major.
Transfer students from other institutions and from other USU majors need a 2.0 total GPA for admission to this major in good standing.
Students who have completed a 900-hour program at a UCAT institution or a certificate of completion/proficiency from USU may apply to USU for admission to this program. There are four degree emphasis area for students which include: General Business, Allied Health Systems, Technology Systems, and Design and Creative Art.
Certificates of Proficiency and Completion from USU also count toward the General Technology AAS in place of a UCAT 900 hour certificate.
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The following degrees are available on the USU Eastern Campuses:
- Automotive Technology - CC
- Building Construction & Construction Management - CC
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - CC
- Digital Design - CP
- Engineering Drafting and Design Technology - CC
- Heavy Equipment and Trucking - CC
- Machine Tool Technology - CC
- Medical Assistant - CC
- Professional Bookkeeping - CP
- Professional Bookkeeper - CC
- Web Business - CP
- Welding - CC
Use the USU Degree finder to search all degrees available throughout the Utah State University system.
Utah State University Eastern:
Center for Workforce Development
Utah State University:
School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education