Technical Studies Associate's Degree Overview
The technical studies program is for students who have unique interests in a variety of technical fi elds like digital imaging or Web design. It allows students to build an individualized program to meet their career goals by working closely with an academic adviser and faculty in an area of interest to develop their program.
UT’s interdisciplinary program in technical studies is useful for students who want to gain technical expertise in more than one discipline. Students explore their interests in a variety of technical areas, achieve specifi c career goals and have the opportunity to apply their credits to a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies through The College of Business and Innovation or University College.
College of Business and Innovation Highlights
- High-touch, high-tech environment - Students study and practice with the tools, software and situations they'll encounter in the business world thru fully equipped learning labs.
- Internships - More than 85 percent of students do an internship. Through our connections and placement support, we help students secure a position in town or across the country.
- High placement rate - About 80 percent of our students find jobs after graduation; this has remained consistent, even with the economic downturn.
- New facilities - Our new Savage & Associates Complex for Business Learning and Engagement opened in 2009 and our Stranahan Hall was completely renovated in 2011. Our students learn in some of the newest and most innovative spaces on campus.
- Our sales program is ranked top in the country - Bottom line: if you want to get into sales, the UT College of Business and Innovation is where you should go to get your degree.
- We offer many major-minor combinations - We offer bachelor's degrees in 13 different areas of business, with a major and minor in each for students to mix and match.
Graduates of the technical studies program join the ranks of highly qualifi ed technical experts in a variety of fi elds. Most fi nd themselves prepared for careers in the technical fi elds they have chosen and many continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree.
Technical Studies Associate's Degree Curriculum