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Associate Degree in Advanced Technology

Delaware County Community College (DCCC)
Associate's degree
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Program description

Associate Degree in Advanced Technology

The Advanced Technology Program is designed to serve individuals who desire hands-on training and education for the acquisition or advancement of a technical career in areas such as manufacturing, electronics, industrial production, process control, computer aided design and drafting, facilities management, and CNC operations.

The program is flexible enough that it can serve those both at entry level and those with established skills who seek technical growth or advancement through continued education. The program provides for up to 24 credits to be awarded toward the Associate of Applied Science Degree for technical courses or certificates completed at the college. The curriculum includes general education and information technology cores that will develop skills in communication, computer applications and applied science while strengthening problem solving and critical thinking skills essential to career advancement.

Program content

First Semester

  • Introduction to General Chemistry
  • English Composition I
  • Technical Communications
  • Algebra
  • College Algebra


  • Program Elective

Second Semester

  • English Composition II: Writing About Literature
  • Modern College Mathematics
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Business Precalculus
  • College Algebra
  • Technical Physics
  • College Physics I


  • Any Oral Communication (OC) designated course
  • Program Elective

Third Semester

  • Construction First Aid/Safety


  • Any Diversity and Social Justice (DJ) and Global Understanding (GU) designated Humanities/Social Science course
  • Program Electives

Fourth Semester

  • Project Management Processes


  • Program Electives

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the institute website.


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate competencies in the technical skills and knowledge required for careers in manufacturing and other advanced technology industries.
  • Demonstrate effective professional communication skills.
  • Apply appropriate problem solving tools and/or mathematical knowledge to industry tasks and processes.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and implement appropriate project management methods to industry-related situations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of required industry safety standards and practices.

Continuing studies

This program is designed primarily to serve students who have completed the Advanced Technology Certificate programs at the college. Ideally, students would pursue this program as continuing education after beginning employment as a trainee following certificate completion.

About this institute

Delaware County Community College (DCCC)

Delaware County Community College (DCCC) is a public two-year college in Media, Pennsylvania, with a current enrollment of 12,500 students (including 200 international students from over 50 countries). Offering over 40 degree programs, students can complete a two-year associate degree...

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Contact info

Delaware County Community College (DCCC)

901 S. Media Line Rd
PA 19063 Media Pennsylvania
United States of America


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