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2014-2015 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2014-2015 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Technology

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The General Technology program is designed for students who wish to complete a two-year technical degree applicable to immediate employment. The program allows students flexibility in selecting courses that can meet specific educational and employment goals. The program may be customized to allow students up to 36 semester credit hours of electives to meet the students specific career goals. A student who has completed a diploma program with at least 1125 contact hours (Revised: 09-24-12 based on TBR Policy 2:01:00:03) at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology may receive credit toward the General Technology major by meeting specific requirements. Students must meet with a program advisor prior to beginning this course of study. All of Northeast State certificate programs may be applied to the General Technology degree. Students interested in the General Technology degree program should confer with the Dean of Advanced Technologies or the Dean of Business Technologies for individual assessment and advisement.

General Education Requirements

Note: All courses must be from the Approved Courses for General Education  courses for each category listed in the General Education section of this catalog.


  • Social/Behavioral Science (an approved elective from the general education core) - Credits: 3
  • Humanities (an approved elective from the general education core) - Credits: 3
  • Math or Natural Science (an approved elective from the general education core) - Credits: 3-4
  • Articulated or Guided Electives - Credits: 36

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

For Further Information

Sam Rowell
Dean, Advanced Technologies
Telephone: 423.354.2582


Danny Lawson
Dean, Business Technologies
Telephone: 423.323.0234

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