SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Technical Transfer AS

CTE Associate of Science (AS)
63 credits minimum

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Program Description

The program is designed to provide students with a practical hands-on technical experience through a Certificate of Completion in designated technical specialization program along with a Certificate of Completion in General Education (or Letter of Completion). Students will be prepared to transfer within the Utah System of Higher Education in a major of their choosing have satisfied all General Education requirements at the transfer institution. Technical course transfer will be dependent upon the transfer institution and major selected. The program is design to give students the skills necessary for technical employment while pursuing a bachelor’s degree.

Designated Certificate of Completion Providing Technical Specialization Include:

  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
  • Automotive Refinishing
  • Cabinetmaking & Furniture Construction
  • Construction Management & Sustainable Building
  • Diesel Systems Technology
  • Motorcycle & Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Welding Technology

Career Opportunities

Provides entry level positions within a variety of technical businesses or shops with potential for rapid promotion. This is the first step toward starting or working in a technical business. Additional opportunities are available in marketing, management, sales, etc. The program is design to allow technical employment while pursuing a bachelorette degree.

Estimated Cost for Students

In addition to SLCC tuition and fees, the estimated cost of books and personal tools & equipment is based on the individual technical programs you have chosen. Please see the Certificate of Completion descriptions for your technical choice.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is four semesters.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 6 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing (EN)

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

ENGL 2010

Intermediate Writing (EN)

3

A

ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better

OR

 

 

 

 

ENGL 2100

Technical Writing (EN)

3

A

ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better

Quantitative Literacy (QL) Choose One Course (3-5 Credits) From The Following

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MATH 1030

Quantitative Reasoning (QL)

3

A

RDG 0990; within the last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

MATH 1040

Intro to Statistics (QL)

3

A

RDG 0990; within last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

MATH 1050

College Algebra (QL)

4

A

RDG 0990; within last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

MATH 1060

Trigonometry (QL)

3

A

RDG 0990; within last year MATH 1050 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

MATH 1080

Precalculus (QL)

5

A

Appropriate Accuplacer score within the last year

MATH 1090

College Algebra-Business (QL)

3

A

RDG 0990; within last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

MATH 1210

Calculus I (QL)

4

A

Within the last year, MATH 1060 or MATH 1080 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

American Institutions (AI) Choose One Course (3 Credits) From The Following

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ECON 1740

Econ History of US (AI)

3

A

RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

HIST 1700

American Civilization (AI)

3

A

RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

POLS 1100

US Govt & Politics (AI)

3

A

RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Institutional Requirements:

Lifelong Wellness (LW) 1 Credit

Student Choice (IN or Depth) Choose One Course (3 Credits) From The Following

Intensive (In)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

BUS 2200

Business Communication

3

A

 

COMM 1010

Elem Effective Comm

3

A

 

COMM 1020

Prin Public Speaking

3

A

 

COMM 1270

Analysis of Argument

3

F, Sp

 

PHIL 1250

Reasn/Ratl Dec Making

3

A

 

TECH 1030

Complex Devices Simplified

3

F,Sp

 

OR

 

 

 

 

Depth

 

 

 

 

Any second course from one of the Distribution Areas

Distribution Areas (15 Credits)

Choose one course (three credit hours) from each of the following distribution areas. One of the courses must also be a Diversity course (DV).

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

 

Physical Science (PS)

3

 

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

 

NOTE: The General Education portion of the AS Transfer Degree is met by completing the Certificate of Completion in General Education or a Letter of Completion.  Specific General Education courses will be taken as part of the Technical Certificate of Completion.


Required Certificate of Completion: (31 Credits Minimum)*

Complete one of the following Certificates of Completion:

  • Automotive Collision Repair (32 credits)
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair (38 credits)
  • Automotive Refinishing (34 credits)
  • Cabinetmaking & Furniture Construction (31 credits)
  • Construction Management & Sustainable Building (33 credits)
  • Diesel Systems Technology (33 credits)
  • Motorcycle & Outdoor Power Equipment Technology (32 credits)
  • Welding Technology (35 credits)

*Includes General Education courses, please work with your academic advisor.

Electives

Additional course work to meet the 63 credit hour minimum may be required. Please make your selection based upon the transfer institutions requirements and the major selected.

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

First Year = Technical Certificate of Completion

Total

16

Total

15

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

Second Year = General Education

Total

16

Total

15


Advising Notes

It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. It is highly recommended that each student meet with the School of Technical Specialties program advisor prior to starting this program. The advisor may be reached at (801) 957-4550.

SkillsUSA

All students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in SkillsUSA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employability skills. For more information see: www.slcc.edu/cte/skills-usa.aspx or www.skillsusa-utah.org.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

See Technical Area of Specialization

 

See General Education Program

 

Department Contact Info

Technical Specialties Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT)

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-4346

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus 
Construction Trades Building (CT) 282
801-957-4550

Program Faculty

From the various designated technical specializations.