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Elodeo Volumn 10 Number 2 Men Associates v Science Degree Explained ?o Siudents A new addition to Utah Technical College's curriculum is the Associate of Science degree. Students completing its requirements will be able to transfer to a four-year university as a junior. In order to qualify for the A S. degree, 56 hours of general education courses must be completed along with 40 hours emphasizing one of the following majors: Vocational-Technical, composite vocational-technical, general education or composite general education. Once the 96 hours are completed, the student transferring to a four-year university automatically waives it general education requirements. Dr. Douglas Warner, Department Coordinator of General Education, said. "This program isn't new to the Tech. The degree was offered until 1974 when it was dropped in order to emphasize the vocational-technical area." The General Education program is consistent with other Utah programs, however if a student chooses to transfer to an out-of-state school, there is no guarantee that the general education requirements will be waived. . With the renewal of this program, for guidelines were given: 1. No funding would be available. However the legislalture will meet in January and may approve additional funds. 2. No new full-time faculty would be hired. 3. Only four new courses could be added. 4. A 25:75 ration would be maintained, meaning only one out of every four classes Scheduled Today And Tomorrow OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE (sections) offered could be a general education course. According to Dr. Warner, before the in-' stigation of this program, general education courses were offered only if they were considered necessary in earning a vocational technical degree. At the end of the three vears. the success of the program will be analyzed. If it is derer-mined to be successful, it will become a permanent part of UTC's educational program. The addition of this degree helps the Tech to fulfill a function of a iunior college, while remaining a technical Western Week will climax over the weekend with rodeos scheduled for Friday and Saturday after noon and Saturday night. college. According to Dr. Warner the faculty response to this program has been positive. The general education department is optimistic about the new addition. Dr Warner pointed out that the program hadn't been approved at the time the 1981-82 catalog was written so the information contained therein is inaccurate. Updated copies outlining the program are available at the information center near the bookstore or at the office of General Education. Dr. Warner also pointed out that the articulation agreement with BYU has changed. Anyone plan Y m if ning to transfer to that university may get a new articulation agreement form the General Educajion Office. Indians Needed "White Buffalo fasting Agency'' from SLC. Utah is looking for Indians to be casted for feature movies. There will hp interviews held in the Rodeway Inn in Provo. Ut from 8:00 a.m. to l2:on p.m. on Monday Oct. 12. 1981. All those who are interested please attend. . - AT PROVOOREM Alumni Association Growing Rapidly and projects now Byt. L. MarshalJ Tradewinds Asst. News Editor Since its birth, only two weeks ago, the membership in the Alumni Association has increased to an astonishing 400 in number. Dr. Dean Mc Donald, Mr. Roger Honeyman, and Mr. David Jacobsen, under the direction of President Sorenson and Vice President Martin, formed this alliance of past and present students, faculty, a.id friends for the benefit of UTC and it's student body. Some of the benefits include the acquisition of funds and equipment for the support of programs i'.i'.M'i-' October 9, 1981 inadequately financed, a special rate for events to alumni members, a lifetime job placement service for graduates, lecture series, trips and tours. Tours such as the "Holiday Bowl", are now in the planning stage. Applications and information can be obtained for peoople willing to make contributions and become members from Nancy Beveridge at the Student Center Office. A drawing will be held, for members only, for a 19" Hitachi Color T. V. Oct. 9th at the Rodeo Dance in the Student Center, Mrs. Barbara War-die, Craft Center Coordinator, said. Schedule Of Events Oct. 14 -Volleyball -Ricks at UTC. Oct. 15 - Movie: Sgt Pnnnor'c t rw Pir X' r-Vi I Vnllpvhnll- ITTP at Riflrc Oct. 16 - No School Oct. 19 - No School. Oct. 21 - Oct. 28 - Club Week. School Dismissed I For Holiday School will be dismissed Friday and Monday. Oct. 16 and 19 for the Harvest Holiday. Traditionally school was excused for these two days for the end of the harvest and deer hunt, so students would have food for the winter.
|Description||Tradewinds was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Technical College at Provo, between 1971-12-14 and 1984-11-15.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Technical College at Provo--History; Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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