Community College of Aurora

2015-2016 Academic Catalog

Applied Technology

Associate of Applied Science

The AAS degree in Applied Technology requires the completion of at least 60 semester hours. Credits from area vocational schools that apply to the degree vary in number according to the certificate program offered by the area vocational school. A maximum of 45 certificate credits from a CCCS-approved CTE program may be applied toward the Applied Technology degree. Students must complete at least 15 credit hours at CCA from the approved General Education course list. Students whose certificate program taken at the area vocational school requires 30 or fewer hours need to complete a minimum of twelve hours in a single technology-based discipline, such as CIS, MGD or FVM. Specific courses must be selected in consultation with a CCA Department Chair.

Community College of Aurora General Education Requirements: 15 credits

English and Communication

(6 credits)

Course #

Course Title


ENG 121

English Composition I





ENG 131 or higher





COM 115

Public Speaking



(3 credits)

Course #

Course Title


MAT 107 or higher


Social and Behavioral Sciences

(3 credits)

Select 1 course from:

Course #

Course Title


ANT - Anthropology; ECO - Economics; ETH - Ethnic Studies; GEO - Geography; HIS - History; POS - Political Science; PSY - Psychology; SOC - Sociology; WST - Women's Studies




Natural and Physical Sciences

(3 credits)

Select 1 course from:

Course #

Course Title


AST - Astronomy; BIO - Biology; CHE - Chemistry; GEY - Geology; PHY - Physics


CCA General Education Requirements


Total Area Vocational School Credits

up to 45

If credits transferred in equal less than 45, students must take enough credits to equal 60

A.A.S. Degree, Applied Technology, Total Required Credits


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