Applied Technology Specialist (ATSP)

In collaboration with Cincinnati State’s Workforce Development Center, the Center for Innovative Technologies offers the Applied Technology Specialist degree. Students who complete all program requirements earn an Associate of Technical Studies degree.


The Applied Technology Specialist degree is designed for individuals with significant experience in technical fields such as trades and military veterans. Students may receive up to 27 credit hours, nearly half of the degree requirement, for related education, specialized training, or past work experience.Students must meet with their advisor to determine how much credit will be awarded for past education or experience, and to select courses needed to complete the degree, including elective courses from engineering technologies or information technologies fields. 

Applied Technology Specialist (ATSP)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
CIT 150Applied Technology Studies: Advanced Standing ( T) 1-27027
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
FYE XXX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective (G)    3
XXX XXX Humanities Elective (G)    3
XXX XXX Business Elective 1 (B)    3
XXX XXX Computer Skills Elective (B)    2
Semester 2  
COMM 110Public Speaking ( B) 303
XXX XXX Business Elective 2 (B)    3
XXX XXX Social Science Elective (G)    3
XXX XXX Engineering Technology Elective 1 (B)    3
XXX XXX Engineering Technology Elective 2 (T)    3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)    3
Total Credits:  8-34060

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
Mathematics Elective
MAT 121Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics3
MAT 125Algebra and Trigonometry4
MAT 131Statistics 13
MAT 151College Algebra4
MAT 251Calculus 15
Humanities Elective3
Any ART, CULT, FRN, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, SPN, THE
COMM 130Introduction to Film Studies3
Business Electives
ACC 101Financial Accounting3
MGT 101Principles of Management3
MGT 125Business Ethics3
MGT 130Project Management3
MGT 140Quality Management3
MKT 105Marketing and Customer Relations3
MKT 110Sales and Customer Relations3
Computer Skills Elective
IM 111Computer Applications 13
IM 112Computer Applications 23
IM 120Electronic Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel3
IM 130Electronic Word Processing: Microsoft Word3
IM 140Electronic Database Management: Microsoft Access3
IM 150Electronic Presentations: Microsoft PowerPoint3
IM 170Electronic Project Management: Microsoft Project3
BMT 151Biomedical Instrumentation 14
CET 100Introduction to Civil Engineering Technology3
EMET 140Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Foundations2
EVS 110Environmental Science: Conservation and Cleanup4
MET 100Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Technology2
Social Sciences Elective3
Any CRJ, ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, POL, PSY, SOC
Engineering Technology Electives 16
Any AMT, BMT, CET, EET, EMET, CMT, CSA, EVT, EVS, IT, MET, NETC, PSET, SET
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Topics in Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
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