Associates in Occupational Technology Degree

Student desiring to receive the AOT Award must complete all major certificate courses, one minor certificate course of study, and the required credit hours of general education courses in Areas I, II, III, and IV. Upon completion of all of the courses listed, students are eligible to receive the Associate in Occupationall Technology Degree. Students desiring to take General education courses for transfer to another institution should consult an advisor for proper general education course selection.

Advisors:
Callie Bankston (256) 5265) bankstonc@nwscc.edu
Joe Hackworth (256) 331-5335) joehackworth@nwscc.edu
Core Degree Requirements for the Associates in Occupational Technology Degree
Entering students are required to complete ORI100. Transfer students are exempt from this requirement
 
Semester Hours
Area I: Written Composition
3
  ENG101 English Composition I    or
ENG130 Technical Report Writing
 
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts
3
Area III: Natural Science and Mathematics
A minimum of 3 hours in degree creditable mathematics is required. The additional 6 hours of degree creditable coursework may be taken from disciplines of math, biology, chemistry, physical science, physics, environmental technology and computer science.
9
Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Courses may be taken from the disciplines of history, economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.
3

Minimum General Requirements

18


Major Requirements
Semester Hours
COS111 Cosmetology Science and Art
3
COS112 Cosmetology Science and Art Lab
3
COS113 Chemical Methodology
3
COS114 Chemical Methodology
3
COS121 Colorimetry
3
COS122 Colorimetry Applications
3
COS123 Cosmetology Salon Practices
3
COS124 Salon Management
3
COS131 Esthetics
3
COS132 Esthetics Applications
3
COS143 Hair Designers
3
COS181 Special Topics
3
COS Electives
6

Total Major Requirements

42