Tompkins Cortland Community College

Catalog 2017-18

Applied Science and Technology

(HEGIS: 5301)

A.A.S. Degree

The Applied Science and Technology Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program is designed to give students the technical skills high-tech employers in our area need, right now.

Students in the program will learn the foundational STEM and problem-solving skills that make them an in-demand, immediately employable technician with knowledge in science, technology, and math.

This program is ideal for veterans, workers eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance, adult students, employees looking to upgrade skills, and past or present manufacturing employees.

Program Requirements

(for those matriculating in 2017-2018)

Degree(s)

A.A.S., requirements

Career Opportunities

Career information.

The Applied Science and Technology program was designed with flexibility in mind to ensure that students are able to take coursework that will best support their search for a career path in an ever-changing field of varied science and technology opportunities. Likewise, the college has regular conversation with area employers to make sure that we sustain and develop course offerings that meet in-demand skills in the local area, throughout New York State, and beyond.

Transfer Options

With careful planning with an academic advisor, graduates can continue their education at a four-year college or university. Possible transfer institutions include:

  • Binghamton University
  • Cornell University
  • Ithaca College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Polytechnic
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University

For specific transfer information, contact the Counseling, Career, and Transfer Services office.

Program Chair

Janet Swinnich
Professor (Physics, Electrical Technology, Engineering Science)

Contact Admissions about this program