The Associate in Applied Science degree in General Occupational/Technical Studies (GOTS) provides flexible alternatives for meeting student and employer needs. This program serves two general purposes:
This heavily advisor-driven model can combine certificates and/or diplomas in different disciplines for meeting employer needs for unique skill combinations for which there is no established degree program. As much as 20 hours of credit for experiential learning may be applied toward degree completion.
Students can use the Associate in Applied Science degree as a continuation to their certificate or diploma program for entry level positions or for career advancement opportunities in their area of study.
Boone, Covington and Edgewood; general education classes may be offered at other campuses
Fall or spring terms
Associate in Applied Science.
(After any developmental needs are met and if enrolled in 12 to 15 credit hours per semester)
Associate degree: Two years
KCTCS certificate and diploma credit and acceptable credit transferred from other colleges may also be applied to a student’s program completion plan. At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum credits must be completed at the KCTCS institution granting the degree.