Associate in Science
The Industrial Management Technology program is designed to prepare students for initial employment into entry-level supervisory/management positions. Individuals with military, corporate, or technical training completed through workforce certificate and apprenticeship programs at the College can receive 18 to 24 hours of articulated credit toward the professional electives area of this degree program. This mid-level management degree program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of management planning, supervisory skills, Industrial Management industry: planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, effective communications, human motivation, strategies for effective management and creative thinking to achieve business objectives. This program is based on the philosophy that today's managers need to be actively interacting with subordinates to be most effective. This degree will make individuals more marketable in all facets of industry, retail, commercial, small business and military commands.
The Industrial Management Technology program is dedicated to preparing students for mid-level management employment by providing meaningful learning and excellent teaching. It presents opportunities for students with military/business experience to apply leadership and critical thinking skills that align with State of Florida Frameworks. The program is committed to being a leading partner in creating a dynamic, prosperous community of enlightened leaders and thoughtful, effective global citizens.
Florida State College at Jacksonville partners with an industry advisory committee. We structure your coursework to make use of your experience and increase your opportunities to advance in your career.
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Credit Hours: 15
Credit Hours: 21
Minimum Credit Hours: 24
Credit hours must be completed through one of the following tracks or combination thereof.
Industrial Management Technology
Automotive Service Technology
Articulated Credit from Workforce Certificate (PSAV/Clock Hours Program) or Apprenticeship Program
Total Credit Hours: 60
In order to be awarded the Associate in Science degree, students must have met the following requirements:
- Fulfill all academic requirements for the chosen program of study as outlined in the Florida State College at Jacksonville catalog and curriculum.
- Earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 ("C") at Florida State College at Jacksonville in courses eligible toward the Associate in Science degree programs, excluding developmental education courses (A.S. Florida State College at Jacksonville GPA).
- Earned an all-college cumulative grade point average of 2.0 ("C") on a 4.0 scale on all courses attempted. This includes Florida State College at Jacksonville college-credit semester hours and transferred credits (excluding developmental education) in lower division courses (All college cumulative).
- Complete a minimum of 25 percent of the total hours required for the program in residence at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Credit by examination and credit by portfolio development do not count toward this residency requirement.
- Complete the required semester hours, as specified by the degree, of which a minimum of 15 semester hours must be General Education requirements.
- Earned a grade of a "C" or better in each course used to satisfy the general education requirements and any other area designated with a "C" or better requirement.
- Fulfill all obligations, financial or otherwise, to the College before graduating.
Note: Students are cautioned to pay particular attention to the following statements.
- A student's graduation date will be the date of the end of the College term in which the student has fulfilled all academic requirements. (The removal of an incomplete grade does not affect students' graduation dates since the grade change is effective at the end of the term in which the incomplete grade was assigned rather than the term in which the incomplete work was made up.)
- Students who enter under the (2017/2018) catalog will be assigned to the degree or certificate requirements in effect during the 2017/2018 academic year. The student's assigned catalog year will remain in effect as long as the student maintains continuous enrollment. Changes to requirements as mandated by law or by rule of the District Board of Trustees may supersede this provision.
- Many courses in this catalog have prerequisite and/or co-requisite courses which are listed in the course descriptions. Students are advised to be guided by these requirements.
- Students who place into developmental education courses are required to complete designated developmental education courses with a grade of "C" or better regardless of program of study.
This A.S. degree program articulates into a bachelor's degree program. For more information, please visit the Transfer Services Web page and look for your A.S. program of study.
This Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree programs are intended primarily for students who desire to complete an Associate in Science degree or an Associate in Applied Science degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details refer to the University Transfer Guide.