Technical Study: Associate of Technical Study

(64 semester hours)

For information, contact the departments of Engineering Technology, Computer Information Technology, or Business Technology. The Department of Engineering Technology is at 301 Mosler Hall (513-785-3132) on the Hamilton campus and at 109 Johnston Hall (513-727-3244) on the Middletown campus. The Department of Business Technology is at 106 University Hall (513-785-7706) on the Hamilton campus and at 205B Thesken Hall (513-727-3241) on Middletown campus.

This technically-oriented program is offered through the combined disciplines of business technology, computer information technology, and engineering technology. Students work with a faculty adviser to develop an interdisciplinary plan of study with an area of concentration and a well-rounded program. Through this program, you have the flexibility to tailor an associate degree to your specific needs.

Program Requirements

Nontechnical courses (15 semester hours)*

All of these:

COM 135 Public Expression and Critical Inquiry (3) (MPF IIB) or

COM 136 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (3) (MPF IIC) or

COM 231 Small Group Communication (3)

ENG 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3) (MPF I)

ENG 215 Workplace Writing (3)

Six semester hours from these:

ENG 112 Composition and Literature (3) (MPF I)

Miami Plan fine arts, humanities, or social science course (3) (MPF IIA, IIB, or IIC)

Miami Plan U.S. Cultures or World Cultures course (3) (MPF IIIA or IIIB)

Basic program support courses (17 semester hours)*

Math, science, and computing courses (at least three hours in each category)

Technical subject areas (32 semester hours)

Approved course work in engineering technology and/or computer technology/computer and information technology and/or business technology approved by the Associate of Technical Studies Review Committee as constituting a well- defined, coherent program leading to marketable, technical job skills.

* Nontechnical and basic program support courses must include at least 12 semester hours of the Miami Plan Foundation (MPF) in four of the five MPF areas.

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