2018-2019 College Catalog 
    Nov 14, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Technology, A.S.

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Program Advisor- Dr. Cathleen Golden

The Associate of Science in Applied Technology program permits students to move from a vocational-technical diploma program to the associate degree to the bachelor’s degree seamlessly. This program complements the technical studies provided by post-secondary programs of vocational-technical schools by building upon college-approved technical courses as students pursue specialized technical occupations in fulfillment of a minimum 60-credit degree requirement. The Applied Technology program will afford graduates a level of knowledge which will permit them to assume more responsible employment positions than those for which they would be prepared by virtue of their diploma alone.

Graduates of the Applied Technology program will:

  1. demonstrate proficiency in a specified vocational field;
  2. effectively communicate, both in writing and orally, personal and professional knowledge and opinions;
  3. develop critical thinking in the context of the liberal arts; utilize quantitative and technical skills in the acquisition and application of knowledge;
  4. identify and assess the influence of differing values and cultures on oneself and on society as a whole;
  5. broaden one’s awareness of the moral and theological components of contemporary culture and of one’s personal view of life; and
  6. build a foundation for further study and enhance employment opportunities.

Core Course Requirements


Art/English/Music/Theatre/Social Science

  • AR, EN, MU, TH, CR, EC, PY, SO, WS 3 Credits

History/Political Science

  • HS or PS 3 Credits


  • ASTR or BL or CH or CM or ENVS or GEOL or PHYS or SC 3 Credits

Information Communication Technologies

Religious Studies

  • RS 3 Credits

Cultural Diversity

  • Cultural Diversity: 3 Credits

Total Credits in Core: 25 Credits

Major Course Requirements

Presently, Mount Aloysius College has articulation agreements with Admiral Peary Vocational-Technical School, the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center, and the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center. These articulation agreements allow students to transfer 24 to 30 credits from their respective schools to Mount Aloysius. Please contact the program advisor to discuss potential transfer of credits from one of these institutions.

Total Credits in Major: 24-30 Credits

Total Credits for Free Electives: 3-10 Credits

Total Credits for Degree: 60 Credits

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