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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CTE Entrepreneurship, AAS (ENTRD)

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The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is intended to prepare the student for entry into a vocational area or to upgrade skills of persons already employed. The 15 credits of general education courses introduce skills needed and desired by employers and employees. Students who enroll in such programs generally do not plan to transfer to a four-year college or university; however, the opportunity exists through the increased availability of Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees offered at colleges and universities. The remaining hours include course work to develop skills in the vocational and related areas. 

General Education Requirement: 15

Courses Areas Credits
BUE 105  or ENG 101  Communications 3
COM 121  or COM 151  or BUS 204  Communications 3
BUE 175  Critical Thinking 3
PSY 101  or SOC 131  Global Awareness 3
CIS 131  Technology 3


Entrepreneurship & e-Marketing Certificate: 19

The Entrepreneurship & e-Marketing Certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary to think like entrepreneurs in recognizing new business opportunities. It integrates functional areas of entrepreneurship such as start-up procedures, idea generation and business plan preparation with an overview of marketing, financing & accounting principles.

Career and Technical Specialty Areas: 26-43

 In the Career and Technical Specialty Areas, students can select from an assortment of certificates in order to achieve the 26 credit minimum. Students must complete one or more certificates of their choosing from the approved list below. For more information regarding the different program options, see the current college catalog.

Approved CTE Certificate Area of Interest Credits
Automotive Bodywork * Transportation 16
Automotive Refinishing * Transportation 16
Automotive Estimating * Transportation 16
Basic Automotive Technology   Transportation 18
Advanced Automotive Technology * Transportation 30
Food Preparation   Culinary 16
Culinary Arts * Culinary 43
Baking * Culinary 32
Residential Wiring   Construction 16
Commercial/Industrial Electricity * Construction 20
HVAC Residential * Construction 17
HVAC Installation * Construction 16
HVAC/R Light Commercial * Construction 17
Fillet Weld    Construction 17
SMAW Plate * Construction 26
SMAW Pipe * Construction 31
GMAW/FCAW Plate * Construction 26
GMAW/FCAW Pipe * Construction 30
GTAW Plate * Construction 25
GTAW Pipe * Construction 29

*Certificates noted have courses or certificates embedded within them, creating potential for duplication.

Total Degree Credits: 60-77

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