The A.A.S. in Technical Studies is a career oriented program that focuses on applied technical skills. It is designed to support the diverse needs of today's employers and prepares students for in-demand careers in areas like aircraft maintenance, aviation electronics, electrical engineering, electrical energy, alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, and some healthcare fields. This program is exclusive for students who have completed, or will complete, an apprenticeship, internship, American Council for Education endorsed training program, other recognized training program provided by the student's employer. The trainings will be evaluated by faculty and appropriate credits will be articulated. The articulated credit will be used to fulfill the restricted elective requirement.