Program Description

The Individualized Technical Studies Program offers students the opportunity to obtain skills and knowledge offered at Northcentral Technical College, meet the needs of their career goals and meet the needs of business and industry. With the growth of employment opportunities in small to mid-sized firms, employees are taking on multiple tasks and roles that cut across traditional occupational categories. As jobs change and new occupations emerge, workers need skills and knowledge drawn from a variety of disciplines to be productive and successful in today’s workplace. This specialized program of study combines the skills taught in two or more existing NTC programs, and is designed in cooperation with an occupational mentor from the target industry. Students achieve their career goals by acquiring skills and knowledge in an associate degree program tailored to their specific employment needs.

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Courses

The Individualized Technical Studies Associate Degree is a 60 Credit* program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

PROGRAM EMPHASIS (MINIMUM OF 20 OF THESE CREDITS MUST BE FOCUSED IN ONE DISCIPLINE) 39.00
GENERAL STUDIES CORE 15.00
ADDITIONAL GENERAL STUDIES (FROM ANY CATEGORY) 6.00
CHOOSE 6 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING COMMUNICATION COURSES: 0.01
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
TECHNICAL REPORTING 3.00
SPEECH 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 2 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 3.00
CHOOSE 3 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES: 0.01
THINK CRITICALLY & CREATIVELY 3.00
INTRO TO AMER GOVERNMENT 3.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00
MARRIAGE & FAMILY 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3.00
ECONOMICS 3.00
CHOOSE 3 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE COURSES: 0.01
EXCEPTIONAL PERSON 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
TOLERANCE AND INHUMANITY 3.00
CHOOSE 3 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING MATH OR SCIENCE COURSES: 0.01
MICROBIOLOGY 4.00
COLLEGE ALGEBRA W/APPS 3.00
TRIGONOMETRY W/APPS 3.00
CALCULUS 1 4.00
GEN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 4.00
ADV ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 4.00
INTRO TO BIOCHEMISTRY 4.00
MATH & LOGIC 3.00
GENERAL PHYSICS 1 4.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00
INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS 3.00
COLLEGE PHYSICS 1 3.00
COLLEGE PHYSICS 2 3.00
GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4.00
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA W/APPS 4.00
GENERAL BIOLOGY 4.00
COLLEGE MATHEMATICS 3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABILITY 3.00
CALCULUS 2 4.00
COLLEGE 101 1.00

* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

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Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

School Name Degree Name
Colorado State University - Global Business Management
Colorado State University - Global Human Services
Colorado State University - Global Information Technology
Colorado State University - Global Project Management
Lakeland University Accounting
Lakeland University Business Administration
Lakeland University Communication
Lakeland University Computer Science
Lakeland University Criminal Justice
Lakeland University Food Safety and Quality
Lakeland University Hospitality Management
Lakeland University Management Information System
Lakeland University Marketing
Lakeland University Organizational Management
Lakeland University Psychology
Milwaukee School of Engineering Bachelor of Business Administration in Technical Sales
Northern Michigan University BS in Applied Workplace Leadership
Purdue University Global BS in Business Administration
Purdue University Global BS in Health Care Administration
Purdue University Global BS in Professional Studies
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
Rasmussen College Accelerated Criminal Justice - Leadership and Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Finance
Rasmussen College Accelerated Healthcare Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Resources and Organizational Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Services
Rasmussen College Accelerated Marketing-Digital Marketing
Rasmussen College Accelerated Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Applied Science
UW Green Bay B.A.S Organizational Leadership
UW Oshkosh BAS in Organizational Studies
UW Stevens Point Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
UW Stout BS in Career, Technical Education and Training
UW Stout BS in Management
UW Whitewater Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

Admissions Process

If you’re ready to get started, please complete the program’s Self-Assessment and Interest Form. Once submitted, our Director of Recruitment, Ashley Deaver (deaver@ntc.edu) will reach out to you to set up an appointment to discuss this unique learning option and specific application requirements.