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Associate of Science in Technical Studies - 100% Online

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The requirements for this program are flexible for those seeking degree completion opportunities. California University collaborates with companies, governmental agencies, labor unions, educational institutions and individuals to design and deliver a technical concentration that includes the knowledge and skills employers demand.

A general education component provides a balanced associate degree. The program addresses the rapidly expanding technician-level employment opportunities available in the new economy by providing customized technical concentrations that meet the ever-changing needs of business and industry.

Learn more about our Associate of Science in Technical Studies curriculum.

Associate of Science in Technical Studies Advisement Sheet.

Bachelor of Science in Science & Technology Multidisciplinary Studies - 100% Online

The Bachelor of Science in Science and Technology Multidisciplinary Studies offers students a means to design their program of study that reflects current business, industry, government, education/training development and technology needs, and/or they can meet those unique requirements by building a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) multidisciplinary skill set within the program studies.

The designing of their program of study will enable students to build a unique skill set that can focus on two or more distinct programs. Focusing on two or more programs is integrated around a unifying theme or topic that cannot be subsumed under a single discipline or occupational field or a perception not currently available through established majors/minors, thus allowing them to tailor their program of study to their own personal/professional interests, needs or occupational employment demands/projections.

Courses are offered each semester via online delivery and this program can be completed 100% online.

This type of degree completion program allows students to enjoy greater job security and career flexibility, while employers will have a more adaptable multi-skilled and educated workforce that is desired for the new and ever-changing economy.

Bachelor of Science Program Benefits

  • Provides a highly flexible and agile platform for the "Just-In-Time" development of technicians, STEM, technology level degree concentrations and careers that can be tailor-made to workforce needs of specific businesses, industries, government agencies, educational institutions and other related sectors.
  • Provides services to enroll, retain and graduate non-traditional students.
  • Provides a service for returning students to complete a degree.
  • Articulates up to 90 transfer semester hours from accredited institutions of the 120 hours required for graduation. Thirty of the last 45 credits have to be taken at California University of Pennsylvania. In addition, students must complete at least 50 percent of the major coursework within their department from Cal U, with the exception of intra-system transfer students.
  • Permits up to 30 earned credits of prior learning assessment (PLA) work and other applicable nontraditional learning experiences. Additional fees may apply.
  • Provides a sound educational foundation (identical General Education requirements of the University) without rigid specialization requirements.
  • Provides advanced knowledge and higher-level skills for career advancement to management and professional careers in the workforce.
  • Requires students to develop an approved academic plan of study:
    • The professional program core is derived from "two or more" distinct programs and is integrated around a unifying theme or topic that cannot be subsumed under a single discipline or occupational field, for degree completion with a faculty advisor and/or department chair from the student’s selected professional program core.
    • The professional core will have a minimum of 6 credits of science, 6 credits of technology, 6 credits of engineering, 6 credits of mathematics (STEM) and a 3-credit capstone experience course.
    • Students are required to meet every semester with the program coordinator/advisor to tailor their program of study to their own personal/professional interests, needs, or occupational employment demands/projections.
    • Requires students to have at least 42 credits of their overall coursework be advanced-standing courses, 120-credit graduation requirement, and must have a minimum 2.00 grade-point average to qualify for graduation.

Learn more about our Bachelor of Science in Science & Technology Multidisciplinary Studies curriculum.

Bachelor of Science in Science & Technology Multidisciplinary Studies Advisement Sheet.

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