The Technical Studies program offers students the unique opportunity to combine the knowledge acquired through work and military experience with a post-secondary education to earn a college degree. This nontraditional program blends technical skills with business savvy to promote success in the workforce, offering instruction in areas including business, computer science, civil engineering technology, drafting and design, computer information systems, computer graphic arts and engineering science. The Technical Studies program is designed
specifically for individuals who have graduated from or have been enrolled in an American Council on Education (ACE)-recommended and approved Federal Bureau Apprenticeship Training program or who have military credits approved by ACE that qualify them to become supervisors, managers or businesses owners when their career in the trades or military is concluded.
Students who have completed the program will be able to:
Identify resources and collect and analyze information
Effectively communicate in both written and oral formats
Collect information and identify and solve problems
Demonstrate an understanding of ethical and professional guidelines and policies
Admission to this program is restricted. An individual must be enrolled in or have graduated from an ACE-recommended and approved Federal Bureau Apprenticeship Training Program to be eligible for admission to the Technical Studies associate in applied science degree program.
Download the Program Requirements to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.
Please view the RCGC Catalog for class descriptions.
Visit the Class Schedule Listing to view the availability of classes for each semester.
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit
rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.