Credit for Approved Apprenticeship
MGCCC, in partnership with sponsoring companies, coordinates specific
apprenticeship programs designed to meet the training needs of apprentices
as outlined by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training of the U.S.
Department of Labor. Participants in these programs are employed
by a sponsoring company and must meet all apprenticeship entry requirements
specified by the Bureau of Apprentice Standards. Apprenticeship
programs vary in length from 4,000 to 8,000 clock hours, including
work experience training and classroom instruction. Classroom instruction
includes related studies needed to perform on-the-job skills. Apprenticeship
instructors monitor work experience training and insure rotations
are maintained. Upon satisfactory completion of the apprenticeship,
the participant is classified as a journeyman with the sponsoring
A person who has satisfactorily completed an approved apprenticeship
program may receive 36 semester hours of credit toward the Associate
of Applied Science in Occupational Education (AASOE) degree. Other
requirements for the AASOE degree are outlined under “Graduation
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Occupational Education
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Occupational Education
is designed for students who earn a diploma or 36 semester hours
in a career program listed under “Career Programs” in this catalog
and elect to pursue a two-year associate degree.
A. This degree requires the completion of a minimum of 64 semester
hours with an overall grade point average of 2.0 or above.
B. The 64 hours must include the following:
36 hours of career courses, completion of a diploma program; and,
28 hours of technical or academic courses to include the following
English, 3 semester hours (English Composition I)
Social Science, 3 semester hours ( government, geography, economics,
psychology, sociology, marriage and family anthropology)
Math/Natural Science, 3 semester hours Math (MAT 1313 or higher)
or 4 hours of Natural Science with laboratory
Humanities/Fine Arts, 3 semester hours (any literature, history,
foreign language, philosophy, or appreciation course)
Public Speaking, 3 semester hours
Elective courses, Must complete 12-13 hours in addition to the
courses listed above (must be technical or academic courses).
Consult advisor for additional courses.
C. Computer competency must be demonstrated as defined above.