May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Applied Technology, AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology provides workplace ready training in many of Pennsylvania’s high priority careers. Students complete general education, technology, and business courses either on campus or online and the technical component of the degree through licensed, certified, accredited, and/or otherwise approved technical education providers. This program utilizes a unique model which permits students to complete field training while attending PennWest University, or to transfer in their certification or training previously received from other accredited institutions. The concentration in Aeronautical Science works in collaboration with partnering flight schools to prepare students for careers as professional pilots, while earning their Associate of Applied Science degree. The flight and ground school is provided by a flight school certified by the Federal Aviation Administration or, alternatively, this training may be satisfied by possession of a current license/certification at the appropriate level. This portion of the training has additional associated costs depend on how the flight training requirements are satisfied.

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Student Learning Outcomes


  • Apply technology effectively to solve discipline-specific problems.
  • Function effectively as a member or a leader on a technical team.
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments, including an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • Apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the discipline to solve broadly-defined problems appropriate to the discipline.

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