Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Applied Technology

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Technology is designed to provide students a working knowledge in one of the three areas of applied business and industry technology:


The program requires a minimum of 60 credit hours

Required courses for all emphasis areas= 15 credit hours

Required courses for the emphasis= 45 credit hours

Required Courses for all Emphasis Areas:

ENG 101  English Composition I 3 hours
ENG 102  English Composition II 3 hours
COMM 100  Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 hours
MIS 101  Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3 hours
Economics/Math Options (choose one from the following):  
ECFI 201  Principles of Economics: Micro 3 hours
ECFI 202  Principles of Economics: Macro 3 hours
ECFI 205  Theory and Practice of Personal Finance 3 hours
MATH 101  Liberal Arts Mathematics 3 hours
MATH 110  College Algebra 3 hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED 15 hours

Required Courses for Communication Technology Emphasis:

MATH 110  College Algebra 3 hours
MGT 101  Introduction to Business 3 hours
GBUS 204  Business Law 3hours
INT 250  Web Development 3 hours
MIS 304  Management Information Systems 3 hours
LDRS 300  Leadership Concepts 3 hours
COMM 128  Communication in Society 3 hours
BCOM 350  Integrated Data Applications 3 hours
MGT 301  Management Principles 3 hours
MKT 301  Marketing Principles 3 hours
ACCT 203  Principles of Accounting I 3 hours
BCOM 301  Business Communications 3 hours
Total 36 hours

    General Education Electives (choose one from the following):

 
    HHP 200  Personal Wellness 3 hours
    GSCI 110  World Geography 3 hours
    HIST 111  Modern World Civilization 3 hours
    ART 180  Art Appreciation 3 hours
    PHIL 120  Philosophy 3 hours
    MUSIC 161  Listening to Music 3 hours
    Free Electives by Advisement 6 hours
    TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED 45 hours
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Required Courses for Training Systems Emphasis:

MATH 110  College Algebra 3 hours
MGT 101  Introduction to Business 3 hours
INT 250  Web Development 3 hours
LDRS 300  Leadership Concepts 3 hours
COMM 128  Communication in Society 3 hours
TEEL 202  Foundations of Education 3 hours
TEEL 231  Human Growth/Development 3 hours
TECS 290  Introduction to Instructional Technology 3 hours
BUED 421  Electronic Media in Instruction 3 hours
BUED 612  Individual Training/Job Analysis 3 hours
TECS 495  Training/Instructional Systems 3 hours
BCOM 301  Business Communications 3 hours
    General Education Electives (choose one from the following):  
    HHP 200  Personal Wellness 3 hours
    GSCI 110  World Geography 3 hours
    HIST 111  Modern World Civilization 3 hours
    ART 180  Art Appreciation 3 hours
    PHIL 120  Philosophy 3 hours
      MUSIC 161  Listening to Music 3 hours
    Free Electives by Advisement 6 hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED  45 hours
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Required Courses for Industrial Technology Emphasis:

TECS 110 Communication Systems
or
TECS 120  Power, Energy and Transportation
3 hours
TECS 130  Production Systems 3 hours
TECS 180  Materials and Processes 3 hours
TECS 406  Special Topics: OSHA 10 hour Safety Certificate 1 hour
TECS 480  Industrial Management 3 hours
TECS 490  Occupational Safety, Health and Liability 2 hours
TECS Approved Technology Electives 30 hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED 45 hours
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Contact Information

Kim M. Stewart
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-4211
Email: kmstewart@fhsu.edu
Web: Department Homepage

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