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Associate of Applied Science
Applied Technology
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BYU-Idaho + BYU-Pathway

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, with support and resources coming from BYU-Pathway Worldwide.

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.
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
Complete one of the following certificates:
13-15 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: Web and Computer Programming 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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Degree programs are made up of a series of certificates, general and religious education courses, and electives.

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