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Skilled Trades A.A.S.
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Skilled Trades A.A.S.
Department: General Technology
Total Credit Hours: 64-65 credits
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 credits)|
|Mathematics||MAT 105 or higher||Applied Math or higher||3-4|
|Communication||ENG 101||English Composition I||3|
|ENG 102 or||English Composition II or||3|
|ENG 125||Business Writing|
|SPE 101||Oral Communications||3|
|Social Science||HIS 101 or||US History to 1877 or||3|
|HIS 102 or||US History since 1877 or|
|HIS 115 or||US History since 1945 or|
|HIS 270 or||History of Missouri or|
|POL 101 or||American Government or|
|POL 102||State & Local Government|
|Natural Science||Any BIO or||Any BIOLOGY Course or||3|
|Any CHM or||Any CHEMISTRY Course or|
|Any PHY||Any PHYSICAL SCIENCE Course|
|Humanities||Any ART or||Any ART Course Descriptions or||3|
|BUS/CPT 105 or||Business Ethics or|
|Any LIT or||Any LITERATURE Course or|
|Any MUS or||Any MUSIC Course or|
|Any PHL or||Any PHILOSOPHY Course or|
|Any THE or||Any THE Course or|
|ARB, FRN, GRM, or SPN|
|Elective||BTC/CPT 103||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|CPT 106||PC Operating Systems|
|Core Course Requirements (40 credits)|
|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 credits|