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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Technical Study (A.T.S.)


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Major code *AS5513

Office of Regional Higher Education
Ohio University Lancaster
Brasee Hall
1570 Granville Pike
Lancaster, OH 43130-1037
Phone: 740.654.6711 or 888.446.4468
Fax: 740.687.9497
lancaster@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/lancaster

For more information, contact Student Services at the Chillicothe, Lancaster, or Southern Campus

Program Overview

The Associate of Technical Study program at Ohio University Lancaster Campus, Ohio University Chillicothe Campus and Ohio University Southern Campus may be earned after the completion of 60 semester credit hours of an individually planned technical education program. This program is designed to meet educational needs for specialized technical education not already available in the formal degree programs on a particular campus. There must be an area of concentration equivalent to 30 semester hours in technical studies and clearly identifiable with a career objective. *Note: This program was approved by the Ohio Board of Regents on 11/18/2014.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

Prior to the completion of 40 semester hours, the student must complete an application to enter the Associate of Technical Study Program. To complete this application, the student must work with an advisor in the student services office. Applications will be reviewed within 60 days of submission to the Technical Studies Review Committee. Students will receive a letter indicating the decision of the review committee. Students are encouraged to complete this application as early as possible. Following approval of the application, a student must complete at least 20 semester hours under the supervision of Ohio University.

External Transfer Admission

A maximum of 30 technical semester hours can be applied to the Associate of Technical Study by Ohio University for coursework completed in other public, private, or proprietary post-secondary institutions, vocational centers, and schools conducted by business and industry, prior to the declaration of candidacy for this degree. Credit for coursework completed at other public, private, or proprietary post-secondary institutions, vocational centers, and schools conducted by business and industry may not be assumed to be applicable to other Ohio University programs. Completion programs must make their own determination of the applicability of such credit.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The educational development in this program should provide advantages to students wishing to advance in their careers. Students holding certification in fields such as paramedics, manufacturing technologies, hospitality services, construction, etc., may be able to combine their certification with additional education to earn credentials which would enhance employment prospects and growth.

Requirements

 

Major Hour Requirements


The Associate of Technical Study (A.T.S.) degree requires a minimum of 60 hours with a 2.0 accumulative GPA upon graduation.  

General Studies


You are required to take at least three hours in each of the five areas.
These courses cannot be used to meet any other requirements.

Tier I English Composition


Complete the following course:

Tier II Social Science


  • Complete a Tier II social science course (2SS). 

Communications


Complete one of the following:

Tier II Humanities and Literature


  • Complete a Tier II humanities and literature course (2HL).

 

Tier II Fine Arts


  • Complete a Tier II fine arts course (2FA).

 

Foundation Studies


You are required to take at least three hours in each of the five areas.
These courses cannot be used to meet any other requirements.

Tier I Quantitative Skills


  • Complete a Tier I quantitative skills course (1M).

 

Computing Skills


Complete one of the following courses:

 

Tier II Cross-Cultural Perspectives


  • Complete a Tier II cross-cultural perspectives course (2CP).

 

Tier II Natural Sciences


  • Complete a Tier II natural sciences course (2NS).

 

Tier II Applied Science and Mathematics


  • Complete a Tier II applied science or mathematics course (2AS).

 

Technical Studies


  • Complete a minimum of 30 hours in accordance with your approved Associate of Technical Study application.

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