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Individualized Technical Studies Overview

If you have a career goal in mind and are undecided about the right educational program to help you prepare for it, the Individualized Technical Studies program is the right choice.

This program allows you to combine courses from two or more major areas of study into an associate of applied science degree that meets your career preparation goals, thus creating a custom degree. You begin by completing a program plan outlining your career objectives and the courses you'll need to meet those objectives.

Just the Facts

Individualized Technical Studies
60 Credit Associate Degree

Length of Program //
Two Years

Delivery Method //

Program Location //
Eau Claire

Start Dates //
August, January, and June

   Financial Aid Eligible

Estimated Program Cost 

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Estimated Total:  $8,977


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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in the Individualized Technical Studies program.

Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course.

Written Communication
A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content.

Introduction to Ethics: Theory & Application
Students will critically evaluate individual, social, and professional standards of behavior to apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.

Individualized Technical Studies Outcomes

Are you looking to advance your career, learn a new skill, or try something new? CVTC offers a wide variety of courses from beekeeping to leadership training and everything in between. Courses provided include for-credit and non-credit courses.


Credits to Other Institutions

Transfer your CVTC credits to another institution to continue your education. Explore transfer agreements.

Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.

Degrees & Diplomas

Business Management, Associate Degree

Human Resources, Associate Degree

Marketing, Associate Degree

Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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