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Associate of Applied Science
Applied Technology
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The associate degree in applied technology builds on the specific technology skill set attained in a student's chosen introductory certificate by adding a second technology certificate skill set. Students also gain practical math and writing skills to provide a more well-rounded technology preparation. This degree is developed and granted by BYU-Idaho.

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Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Configure and resolve issues related to software, network, and security in support of desktop computers.
  • Design and develop computer programs.
  • Design and develop web pages, sites, and applications.
  • Design and develop relational databases and applications.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network routers, switches, and servers.
  • Create and modify CAD models, assemblies, and drawings.
  • Maintain, diagnose, and repair automotive systems and components.
  • Create clear visual communication using images and typography.
Associate of Applied Science of Applied Technology
Program Requirements
Complete two certificates as described below, plus additional requirements.
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Certificate
14-15 CREDITS
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Associate
60 CREDITS
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Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
After an associate degree students may continue and earn a bachelor's degree in applied technology. This will require students to earn a third (advanced) certificate, as well as additional degree requirements.
Note: The Computer Support certificate must be completed before taking System Administration. The Web Frontend certificate must be completed before taking Web Development.

To complete an associate degree, the following courses are required in addition to the certificates stated above:
Complete the following additional requirements:
General Education Courses
18 Credits
Electives
Approximately 9 Credits
Previously earned course credits from PathwayConnect and/or other colleges and universities will be evaluated after a student is admitted and submits valid transcripts.
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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
Successful students with adequate work experience will be prepared to be advanced beyond entry-level positions they attained with their introductory certificate. Click on the certificates listed in the table above for specific employment opportunities.

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BYU-Pathway degree programs (offered in partnership with and granted from BYU-Idaho) are made up of a series of certificates, general and religious education courses, and electives.

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Bachelor's of Professional Studies

Students who complete an associate degree in family history research may continue on and earn a bachelor's degree in Professional Studies.