General Technology: AAS
Through a partnership agreement with Utah System of Technical Colleges (USTC) and Utah State University, you can apply your USTC certificate/credential toward an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in General Technology. Following the completion of an approved USTC certificate and being admitted to USU, you must successfully complete the USU requirements in a chosen emphasis area. Upon graduation, your USTC certificate will be converted to 30 USU credit hours and you will be awarded a USU Associate of Applied Science degree in General Technology. For a list of approved USTC certificates and USU emphases, contact your local USTC student services office and a USU advisor.
- AAS - Logan, Beaver, Bicknell, Blanding, Brigham City, Castle Dale, Cedar City, Cortez (CO), Delta, Ephraim, Heber City, Junction, Kanab, Kaysville, Moab, Montezuma Creek, Monticello, Monument Valley, Nephi, Orem, Panguitch, Park City, Richfield, Roosevelt (Uintah Basin), Salt Lake, St George, Tooele, Tremonton, USU Eastern (Price), Vernal (Uintah Basin), Wendover, Online
- Please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.
- International students studying at USU on the F-1 or J-1 visa must have the majority of their classes each semester be face-to-face in order to meet the physical presence requirement to maintain their visa status. Students on the F-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan or USU Eastern campuses. Students on the J-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan campus.
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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 2.2 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 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.
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.
Office: IS 106 B
Phone: (435) 797-0851
All USU-Brigham City and Tremonton students
Office: Brigham City Campus
Phone: (435) 919-1200
Phone: (801) 499-5120
USU Eastern Campus in Price
Office: One Stop Student Services
Phone: (435) 613-5462
Blanding, Moab, and Statewide advisor
Office: BLT Building RM 205
Phone: (435) 678-8115