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Associate in Applied Business Degree Programs

 

After fulfilling the degree requirements of Accounting Technology graduates are prepared to enter the workforce in junior accounting positions in a number of sectors.
 
Courses offered take a management approach to the functional areas of business operations including sales, marketing, operations, supervision, planning, and distribution. The BMT program includes a concentration requirement that provides students with opportunities for course work that more specifically prepares them for career aspirations.
 
The Associate of Applied Business (A.A.B) degree in Computer Science Technology at Ohio University Southern prepares students for entry level IT (Information Technology) positions. The curriculum offers hands-on learning, enabling students to develop critical skills in areas such as IT technical support, network administration, web site development, database administration, software development, and testing.
 
This program prepares you for employment in various office environments including positions such as an administrative assistant or an office manager. Courses emphasize the importance of computer literacy, technology, and communication skills. The OTEC program features state-of- the-art computer labs as well as software applications and innovative teaching/learning methods that are reflective of the latest in technology.
 
Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs
 
The program offers courses that address knowledge and skills relevant to the preschool child such as basic child development principles, knowledge of child guidance and management, curriculum for young children, and strategies of home collaboration.
 
With over half of the major courses incorporating hands-on training, the Electronic Media degree is designed to give you the theoretical and practical foundation necessary to begin your career in broadcasting or interactive multimedia in just two years.
 
Associates in Environmental Engineering Technology
The environmental engineering technology (EVT) curriculum may be pursued on either a full-time or part-time basis with day and evening classes available. Students typically start fall semester, but may enter the program at any point during the academic calendar.
 
The Equine Studies program is designed to prepare students for employment as trained professionals in the horse industry. The program provides students with opportunities to develop skills and expertise in riding instruction, therapeutic riding, farm management and business, pre-animal science, and pre-veterinary technology. 
 
This program is primarily designed for students who wish to or already have completed an allied health course of study and have been certified to practice in their fields. It integrates the students' technical skills with general academic skills necessary to advance in their chosen career areas.
 
The program offers a generalist approach, which provides knowledge and skills applicable to a diversity of settings. Placements are available in a variety of settings and programs such as: mental health, chemical dependency, social services, domestic violence, adult and juvenile corrections, prevention services, children services, Goodwill, and community action programs.
 
The Associate in Applied Science in Law Enforcement Technology degree program offers students a broad academic background in the traditional liberal arts area supplemented with technical training. Career opportunities for graduates may be available in areas such as state highway patrol, local, and county law enforcement agencies, corrections, juvenile authorities, and probation officers.
 
 The two-year Associate of Science Degree in Nursing program at Ohio University-Southern enjoys an established reputation for graduating well prepared, high quality registered nurses. The program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing, The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Ohio Board of Regents, and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).Upon completion of the Associate Degree, the working graduate is prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination which leads to licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
 
Upon completion of the Associate Degree in Nursing, the graduate is prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination which leads to licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). The program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing, The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Ohio Board of Regents, and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).Graduates of the Associate Degree program may choose to complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) through Athens.
 
Associate Degree Programs
 
If you wish to pursue a two-year program of study in a field other than those available through one of the other associate's degree options, you may design your own program of study to meet particular goals through the Associate in Individualized Studies degree program, available on the Athens, Chillicothe, Lancaster, Southern, and Zanesville campuses.
 
Associate in Arts Social Sciences Emphasis
If you a planning to transfer from Ohio University to another institution, you are advised to complete the transfer module as part of your A.A. or A.S. degree.
These degrees are available on all campuses. Each degree requires a minimum of 60 hours. A maximum of 15 hours earned through the experiential learning program may be applied to the A.A. or A.S. degree.
 
Associate in Arts Emphasis on Arts and Humanities
degree requires a minimum of 60 hours. A maximum of 15 hours earned through the experiential learning program may be applied to the A.A. or A.S. degree. At least 20 of the total credits earned toward the A.A. or A.S. must be Ohio University credits. In addition, at least 50 percent of the coursework taken in the area of concentration for the A.A./A.S. degree programs must be completed through Ohio University.
 
Associate in Science
A maximum of 15 hours earned through the experiential learning program may be applied to the A.A. or A.S. degree. At least 20 of the total credits earned toward the A.A. or A.S. must be Ohio University credits. In addition, at least 50 percent of the coursework taken in the area of concentration for the A.A./A..S degree programs must be completed through Ohio University.