Rowan College at Gloucester County

Technical Studies (A.A.S.)

​​​Description

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.

Program Goals

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

Admissions

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.

Program Classes

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.


Program Advisor
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.
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Downlo​ad Program Requirements​​

 

Transfer Opportunities

Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities —​ immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree. 

In addition, the College also maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.

Some of our students in this program have transferred to the following four-year institutions:

  • Drexel University

  • Rowan University

  • Rutgers University

  • The College of New Jersey

Please visit the C​AP Center to discuss transfer options.

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this program will qualify for employment as:

  • Computer technicians

  • Drafters and designers

  • Graphic artists

Find out where U.S. News & World Report ​rates these jobs in U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs.

Please visit the CAP Center to discuss career options.

Disclaimer:
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.