The Associate of Technical Studies in Building and Industrial Technology is part of the One Year Option articulation initiative for the state of Ohio.
Student who have completed an approved 900+ clock hour program with an industry credential will receive 30 hours of block credit to be used towards an ATS degree. The list of approved pathways can be found at https://www.ohiohighered.org/one-year-option/educators. Student who have completed 600-899 clock hours will receive proportional block credit from 20-27 hours. Technical content of 3-10 hours must be complete at Shawnee State University.
Select 1 course from each of the following categories with advisor approval:
Social and Behavioral Sciences approved GEP (Human Behavior, Global Perspectives, Historical Perspectives, or Engaged Citizenry)
Natural Sciences approved GEP
Written and Oral Communication (ENGL1105 or approved Oral Communication GEP)
One Year Option Technical Block Credit (20-30 Hours)
Students who complete an approved program of 900+ clock hours at an Ohio Technical Center as indicated by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (https://www.ohiohighered.org/one-year-option/educators) will receive a block of credit of 30 hours only applicable to the Associate of Technical Study in the approved pathway.
Student who complete an approved program of 600-899 clock hours at an Ohio Technical Center as indicated by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (https://www.ohiohighered.org/one-year-option/educators) will receive a block of credit of 20-27 credit hours only applicable to the Associate of Technical Study in the approved pathway. The remaining 3-10 hours would be supplemented by courses in Engineering Technology (ETXX course prefixes) to complete an area of technical focus.
Building and Industry Electives (Minimum 15 Hours)
Elective should be selected with approval from an advisor and in alignment with the student’s career goals. Below are some suggested electives.