General Technology - Business Emphasis, AAS


Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in General Technology (A.A.S.) - Business emphasis, prepares students for entry-level business careers and small business ownership.  The content incorporates related general education requirements, essential business courses and a technical content specific to entrepreneurship management.  

Program Curriculum

63 credits

General Education & Institutional Requirements

The required General Education courses for the Associate of Applied Science degree at Utah Tech include a course in English, Quantitative Reasoning and Human Relations. 

General Education Requirement
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing (EN)3-4
or ENGL 1010D Introduction to Writing (EN)
BUS 1370Human Relations3
or COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication (SS, GC)
Complete one of the following: Quantitative Course
MATH 1010Intermediate Algebra4
MATH 1030Quantitative Reasoning (MA)3
MATH 1040Introduction to Statistics (MA)3
MATH 1050College Algebra / Pre-Calculus (MA)4
STAT 2040Business Statistics3
Business Emphasis Requirements
ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ISA 2010Proficiency in Excel & SQL3
ECON 1010Economics of Social Issues (SS, GC)3
or ECON 2010 Micro Economics (SS, GC)
FIN 1750Personal Finance: Financial Citizenship in Social and Economic Systems (SS, GC)2-3
or BUS 1010 Introduction to Business
or SSC 1010 Trailblazer Connections
DES 2100Design Thinking3
MGMT 2600Entrepreneurship 13
MGMT 2640Small Business Management3
MGMT 2990RSeminar in Entrepreneurship1
Recommended elective for Computer Proficiency:
CIS 1200Computer Literacy3
Technical Specialty
Complete the following: 30 technical specialty credits 130

30 credits from an accredited Utah System, technical college program. The specific content, which may be transferred for credit, must exceed 30 credits or 900 membership hours and must be an articulated program with Utah Tech. Transfer coursework for a certificate of completion will be evaluated, and credit awarded in accordance with approved articulation agreements as outlined in R471.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 63 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 20 semester hours of credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency.
  3. Grade of C- or better earned in every course.
  4. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.