The General Technology Associate Degree program is intended for students who find it necessary to design a program to meet specific individual needs. It is to be used sparingly and should not be used in lieu of an approved major. To enroll in the General Technology program, the student must meet with an assigned advisor to determine a curriculum plan. Acceptance into the program must be approved by the appropriate department chair.

60-84 Semester Hours

Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

  • General Education Core Courses – Minimum of 15 Credit Hours (See Graduation/Program Completion Requirements in the General Information Section)
  • Primary Technical Specialty Courses – Minimum of 21 Credit Hours
  • Secondary Technical Specialty Courses – Minimum of 12 Credit Hours
  • Additional Technical Courses – Minimum of 12 Credit Hours

Major in General Technology (GNTC), Associate Degree in Applied Science Secondary Technical Specialty in Fire Science

60 Semester Hours

Central Carolina Technical College will award exemption credit for Certification Training from the National Fire Academy or the South Carolina Fire Academy. Up to 24 hours of exemption credit will awarded based on the criteria set forth by the South Carolina Technical College System. Exemption credit will be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science Major in General Technology after the first semester of successful college course work and used to satisfy the Secondary Technical Specialty and Additional Technical Course requirements. The other coursework necessary to complete the associate degree will be determined by the advisor in consultation with the student and defined in an individual Student Program Plan.


Major in General Technology (GNTC), Associate Degree in Applied Science Secondary Technical Specialty in Electrical Lineworker

60 Semester Hours

Central Carolina Technical College will award exemption credit for Certification Training from the Northwest Lineman College. Up to 24 hours of exemption credit will be awarded based on the criteria set forth by the South Carolina Technical College System. Exemption credit will be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science Major in General Technology after the first semester of successful college course work and used to satisfy the Secondary Technical Specialty and Additional Technical Course requirements. The other coursework necessary to complete the associate degree will be determined by the advisor in consultation with the student and defined in an individual Student Program Plan.