Please note: The Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Education and in Elementary Education, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificates in Early Childhood and in Elementary Education, the Graduate Certificate in Special Education (K-12) initial licensure track, the Master of Arts in Teaching, and the Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education initial licensure track no longer hold specialized accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) as of December 31, 2018.

The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Communications voluntarily withdrew from specialized accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Associate of Applied Science in Apprenticeship Technologies

Admission Requirements

  1. Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Associate Degree Programs.
  2. Present documentation of acceptance into a registered apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship. 


Students should contact the Apprenticeship Technologies Coordinator or an academic advisor for assistance with course planning toward the Associate of Applied Science degree. 

Graduation Requirements

Program Requirements       

Complete any 100-level or higher undergraduate MATH or STAT course.1-5
CEL A292Introduction to Civic Engagement3
CIS A105Introduction to Personal Computers and Application Software *3
Complete one of the following:3
Business Foundations
Fundamentals of Supervision
Human Relations
Successful completion of approved apprenticeship program. **
Electives to complete a minimum of 60 credits of advisor-approved courses linked to an identified education or career pathway as needed.
Total Credits10-14

Or any higher-level CIS course.


Up to 38 technical credits from the approved apprenticeship will apply towards the AAS in Apprenticeship Technology program. 

A minimum of 60 credits is required for the degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills needed in the workplace. 
  • Articulate how their academic coursework complements their knowledge and skills in their chosen field.
  • Demonstrate entry-level knowledge and skills for technical applications related to their chosen field. 



Tara Smith

Assistant professor

Darlene Gill