2021-2022 Academic Catalog

A.S. in Technical Studies

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Program Description

The Associate of Science in Technical Studies degree 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. The recommended framework for completing this program is flexible and customized to meet specific workforce needs. 

Delivery Modes

  • Traditional (on campus)
  • Global Online (100% online)


Course Credits
General Education Courses 25 to 27
Building a Sense of Community
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar
ENG 101  English Composition I
Public Speaking
Any Public Speaking Course
Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
MAT 181  College Algebra
Technological Literacy
Any Technological Literacy Course
Natural Sciences
Any Natural Sciences Course
3 or 4
General Education Options
Any General Education Options (three courses)
9 or 10
Professional Technical Core 33 to 35
Certificate programs, apprenticeship equivalencies, workforce training equivalencies, minors, regular, coursework, internships, on-the-job work experience, etc. 33 to 35
Related Technical Electives (Cal U) Variable
As an option and if needed, "Related Technical Electives" can be taken at California University of Pennsylvania as part of the professional technical core credits. Variable
Total 60

Program Notes: Developmental courses do not count toward graduation. Students must have a minimum overall 2.0 GPA to qualify for graduation.

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