Skilled Trades A.A.S.

Degree Name: Skilled Trades A.A.S.
Degree or Program: Skilled Trades
Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Description:This degree program is for students who have completed an approved apprenticeship training program. It allows a union apprentice or journeyman to receive college credit for previously acquired knowledge, skills, and experience by applying those credits towards the associate's degree. The A.A.S. in Skilled Trades may enable students to pursue an advanced degree at a four-year institution in fields such as construction technology, construction management, or related areas.

The Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Training Program at SCC recognizes the core curriculum of any apprenticeship training program that is approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. If your training meets these standards, your journeyman status can be transferred to SCC as credit to satisfy a portion of the specific program requirements needed for an associate's degree. These 40 credit hours will be granted at the completion of all the other A.A.S. degree requirements.
General Education Requirements: 24-25
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
Mathematics MAT 105 or higher Applied Math or higher 3-4
Communication ENG 101
ENG 102 or
ENG 125
SPE 101
English Composition I
English Composition II or
Business Writing
Oral Communications
3
3
3
Social Science HIS 101 or
HIS 102 or
HIS 115 or
HIS 270 or
POL 101 or
POL 102
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
US History since 1945
History of Missouri
American Government
State & Local Government
3
Natural Science Any BIO, CHM, or PHY 3
Humanities Pick one:
Any Art
BUS/CPT 105
DAN 196, or 197 or 198 or 199
EDU 125
Any LIT
Any MUS
Any PHL
Any THE
Any Foreign Language
3
Elective BTC/CPT 103 or
CPT 106
Microcomputer Applications
PC Operating Systems
3
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE: 40
This requirement is fulfilled by the approved completion of the Journeyman's Certificate from the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, a division of the U.S. Department of Labor. These credit hours will be granted at the completion of all the other A.A.S. degree requirements.
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS 64-65