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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Technical Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta, Waynesboro, and Thomson campuses and the Columbia County Center

Entrance Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer
Length of Program: Three Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 36

Program Description: The Technical Specialist technical certificate of credit prepares students for positions in business that require technical proficiency to translate technical information to various audiences and in various formats using written and oral communication skills. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.

Employment Opportunities: Students completing the certificate program would qualify for entry-level jobs requiring strong written and oral communication skills in a variety of business, health, and industrial organizations.

Curriculum Outline

Language Arts/Communication

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION & RHETORIC

3

Humanities/Fine Arts—A minimum of 6 credit hours from the following list is required.

ARTS 1101ART APPRECIATION

3

ENGL 2130AMERICAN LITERATURE

3

 

ENGL 2310ENG LIT FROM THE BEGIN TO 1700

3

OR

MUSC 1101MUSIC APPRECIATION

3

OR

THEA 1101THEATER APPRECIATION

3

Social /Behavioral Sciences—A minimum of 6 credit hours from the following list is required.

ECON 1101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

3

ECON 2105MACROECONOMICS

3

HIST 1111WORLD HISTORY I

3

HIST 1112WORLD HISTORY II

3

HIST 2111U.S. HISTORY I

3

HIST 2112U.S. HISTORY II

3

POLS 1101AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

3

PSYC 1101INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY

3

SOCI 1101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

3

ECON 2106MICROECONOMICS

3

Mathematics/Natural Sciences—A minimum of 3 credit hours from the following list is required

BIOL 1111BIOLOGY I

3

BIOL 1111LBIOLOGY I LAB

1

CHEM 1151SURVEY OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

3

CHEM 1151LSURVEY OF INORGANIC CHEM LAB

1

MATH 1101MATHEMATICAL MODELING

3

MATH 1103QUANTITATIVE SKILLS & REASONING

3

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

MATH 1113PRECALCULUS

3

Occupational Courses—A minimum of 9 credit hours is required

BUSN 1430DESKTOP PUB/PRESENTATION APPL

4

 

BUSN 1190DIGITAL TECH IN BUSINESS

2

OR

BUSN 2160ELECTRONICMAIL APPLICATIONS

2

OR

BUSN 2170WEB PAGE DESIGN

2

 

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

General Core Electives:

(A minimum of 9 credit hours from the list below is required, excluding those courses already in the curriculum.)

ARTS 1101ART APPRECIATION

3

BIOL 1111BIOLOGY I

3

BIOL 1111LBIOLOGY I LAB

1

CHEM 1151SURVEY OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

3

CHEM 1151LSURVEY OF INORGANIC CHEM LAB

1

CHEM 1152SURVEY/ORGANIC CHEM & BIOCHEM

3

CHEM 1152LSURVEY OF ORG CHEM/BIOCHEM LAB

1

CHEM 1211CHEMISTRY I

3

CHEM 1211LCHEMISTRY I LAB

1

CHEM 1212CHEMISTRY II

3

CHEM 1212LCHEMISTRY II LAB

1

ECON 1101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

3

ECON 2105MACROECONOMICS

3

ECON 2106MICROECONOMICS

3

ENGL 1102LITERATURE & COMPOSITION

3

ENGL 2130AMERICAN LITERATURE

3

HIST 1111WORLD HISTORY I

3

HIST 1112WORLD HISTORY II

3

HIST 2111U.S. HISTORY I

3

HIST 2112U.S. HISTORY II

3

MATH 1101MATHEMATICAL MODELING

3

MATH 1103QUANTITATIVE SKILLS & REASONING

3

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

MATH 1113PRECALCULUS

3

MATH 1127INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

3

MATH 1131CALCULUS I

4

MUSC 1101MUSIC APPRECIATION

3

PHYS 1110CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS

3

PHYS 1110LCONCEPTUAL PHYSICS LAB

1

PHYS 1111INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I

3

PHYS 1111LINTRODUCTORY PHYSICS LAB I

1

PHYS 1112INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II

3

PHYS 1112LINTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II LAB

1

POLS 1101AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

3

PSYC 1101INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY

3

SOCI 1101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

3

SPCH 1101PUBLIC SPEAKING

3

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Augusta, Grovetown, Thomson, and Waynesboro Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Technical Specialist

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Augusta, Grovetown, Thomson, and Waynesboro  Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION & RHETORIC

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

 
Choose 1 Math/Natural Sciences (3-4 credits)

A minimum of 3 credit hours from the following list is required and the labs must be taken with the sciences:

BIOL 1111BIOLOGY I

3

BIOL 1111LBIOLOGY LAB I

1

CHEM 1151SURVEY OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

3

CHEM 1151LSURVEY OF INORGANIC CHEM LAB

1

MATH 1101MATHEMATICAL MODELING

3

MATH 1103QUANTITATIVE SKILLS & REASONING

3

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

MATH 1113PRECALCULUS

3

1 Elective (3-4 credits)

Choose 1 General Core Elective Course from the Catalog

 

 

Year 1 Spring Semester

Choose 1 Fine Arts (3 credits)

Choose one of the fine arts courses listed below:

ARTS 1101ART APPRECIATION

3

MUSC 1101MUSIC APPRECIATION

3

THEA 1101THEATER APPRECIATION

3

ENGL 2310ENG LIT FROM THE BEGIN TO 1700

3

ENGL 2130AMERICAN LITERATURE

3

Choose one of the following:
BUSN 1190DIGITAL TECH IN BUSINESS

2

OR

BUSN 2160ELECTRONICMAIL APPLICATIONS

2

1 Elective (3-4 credits)

Choose 1 General Core Elective Course from the Catalog

 

 

Year 1 Summer Semester

BUSN 1430DESKTOP PUB/PRESENTATION APPL

4

Social/Behavioral Science (3 credits)

Choose 1 Social/Behavioral Science 3 credit hour course from list below:

ECON 1101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

3

ECON 2105MACROECONOMICS

3

ECON 2106MICROECONOMICS

3

SOCI 1101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

3

POLS 1101AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

3

HIST 1111WORLD HISTORY I

3

HIST 1112WORLD HISTORY II

3

HIST 2111U.S. HISTORY I

3

HIST 2112U.S. HISTORY II

3

1 Elective (3-4 credits)

Choose 1 General Core Elective Course from the Catalog

 Note: Some courses may not be offered on all campuses or centers, but may be taken online or at another campus. See your Program Advisor for course Availability.