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General Technology, AAS

Department: School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

General Technology

About This Degree

Utah State University, through its Regional Campuses and Distance Education system and the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) have combined to offer the Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) in general technology. This degree is ordinarily a terminal degree, but if students desire, they may continue on to a higher degree such as a bachelor’s degree.


  • AAS - Logan Campus , Regional Campuses (Brigham City, Roosevelt (Uintah Basin), Vernal (Uintah Basin))

Admissions Requirements

Students are admitted into this program through the university’s regular admission process.

  1. New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission to this major.

  2. Transfer students from other institutions and from other USU majors need a 2.0 total GPA for admission to this major in good standing.

For additional information, or to complete an online application, visit: www.usu.edu/admissions/applyonline/index.cfm

Students who have completed a 900-hour program at a UCAT institution may apply to USU for admission to this program. There are four degree options for students. These options include: allied health, general technology, business, and design.

Major Requirements

Click here to see course requirements for the Associate of Applied Science.

A student will complete 15-16 credits of general education, including one course in English composition, a math course, and nine credits of breadth area courses (humanities, physical science, and economics). In addition, the student will complete an emphasis area listed above (usually 19-24 credits). The remainder of the student’s credits will be made up of transfer credits from a UCAT institution (30 credits). The minimum number of credits needed for the AAS degree is 63. A student must have an accumulated GPA of at least 2.0 in order to graduate.


For specific questions regarding this program including admissions, courses, and requirements contact:

Susan Williams
Brigham City
Phone:(435) 919-1200

Suzanne Anderson
Tooele Advisor
Phone:(435) 882-6611

Josh Hunter
Uintah Basin
Student Relations Coordinator
Phone:(435) 722-1720

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