FTCC’s most popular and most flexible degree is the Associate in General Education (AGE), which allows you to capitalize on your credits earned through military training and transfer with ease to one of FTCC’s partner institutions for an advanced degree.

Degree Requirements

The Associate in General Education degree consists of 64 total semester hours (SH). You can apply up to 48 hours of transfer credit from other colleges and from your Credit for Military Training. A minimum of 16 semester hours must be taken at FTCC, either online or face-to-face.

– COM 231 Public Speaking or COM 120 Interpersonal Communications – 3 SH
– ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry – 3 SH
– ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc – 3 SH
– CIS 110 Intro to Computers – 3 SH
– MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy (or a higher math) – 3 SH
– ACA 122 College Transfer Success – 1 SH
– HUM Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – 3 SH
– Social/Behavioral Science Elective – 3 SH
– Open Elective Requirements – 42 SH

Course Descriptions

In addition to the Associate in General Education, FTCC offers a variety of certificates that military service members can earn to give them an edge when transitioning to civilian employment.

These certificates can be completed independently, or in addition to an associate degree. Depending on your military occupation, you may have already earned some of the credits needed based on your military experience.

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In addition to the Associates in General Education that is available for all military occupations and classifications, FTCC has articulated credit for military training into other associates degrees where the curriculum clearly aligns with the military occupation.

For example – Military Police, regardless of branch of service receive credit that clearly aligns with the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Technology. Take a look at your MOS and see what other degree options are available. The effort to articulate additional MOS/Military Occupations and degree plans is ongoing – so check back regularly to see what we have added!

IS – Intelligence Specialist – Intel degree (Crim)
IS – Intelligence Specialist – Intel degree (GEO)
IS – Intelligence Specialist – Intel degree (Ops)

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Navy Ratings Credit Toward Associate in General Education

– ABE Aviation Boatswain’s Mate – Launch/Recovery
– ABF Aviation Boatswain’s Mate – Fuels
– ABH Aviation Boatswain’s Mate – Handlers
– AC Air Traffic Controller
– AD Aviation Machinist Mate
– AE Aviation Electrician’s Mate
– AG Aerographer’s Mate
– AM Aviation Structural Mechanic
– AME Aviation Structural Mechanic – Safety Equipment
– AO Aviation Ordnanceman
– AS Aviation Support Equipment Technician
– AT Aviation Electronics Technician
– AWF Aircrewman Mechanical
– AWO Aircrewman Operator
– AWR Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter
– AWS Aircrewman Helicopter
– AWV Aircrewman Avionics
– AZ Aviation Maintenance Administration
– BM Boatswain’s Mate
– BU Builder
– CE Construction Electrician
– CM Construction Mechanic
– CS Culinary Specialist
– CTI Cryptologic Technician Interpretive
– CTM Cryptologic Technician Maintenance
– CTN Cryptologic Technician Networks
– CTR Cryptologic Technician Collection
– CTT Cryptologic Technician Technical
– DC Damage Controlman
– EA Engineering Aide
– EM Electrician’s Mate
– EMN Electrician’s Mate – Nuclear
– EN Engineman
– EO Equipment Operator
– EOD Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician
– ETN Electronics Technician – Nuclear
– ETR Electronics Technician – Communications
– ET (Sub) Electronics Technician – Submarine
– ET (Surface) Electronics Technician – Surface
– ETV Electronics Technician – Navigation
– FC Fire Controlman
– FT Fire Control Technician
– GM Gunner’s Mate
– GSE Gas Turbine Systems Technician – Electrical
– GSM Gas Turbine Systems Technician – Mechanical
– HM Hospital Corpsman
– HT Hull Maintenance Technician
– IC Interior Communications Electrician
– IS Intelligence Specialist
– IT Information Systems Technician
– LN Legalman
– LS Logistics Specialist
– MA Master-at-Arms
– MC Mass Communication Specialist
– MM Machinist’s Mate
– OS Operations Specialist
– PR Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
– PS Personnel Specialist
– QM Quartermaster
– RP Religious Program Specialist
– SB Special Warfare Boat Operator
– SH Ship’s Serviceman
– SW Steelworker
– UT Utilitiesman
– YN Yeoman

Select your rating below to see a breakdown of how many courses and credits you have already earned toward an Associate in General Education through your military experience. The degree maps also list the courses needed to complete your degree.

Take advantage of this fully transferable degree and reduce the time it takes to earn your bachelor’s degree.

University Partnerships

In addition to the military occupation degree maps, you can use the Credit Search Tool to see a customized list of courses and credits already earned at FTCC through your military training and experience. Simply select your branch, occupations held, pay grade, and any additional military schools attended.

If you have had various occupations throughout your service, you can select as many occupations as needed. You can also choose to search for your occupation, or select from the list in the drop-down menu.

Based on your selections, the search tool will generate a printable list of all the courses for which you could receive college credit if you attend FTCC. Remember that these credits are in addition to any college credit you have earned at other colleges and universities.