2007-2008 Academic Catalog

Degree Programs

Apprenticeship Technology

College of Rural and Community Development
Bristol Bay Campus (907) 842-5109
Chukchi Campus (907) 442-3400
Interior-Aleutians Campus (907) 474-5439
Kuskokwim Campus (907) 543-4500
Northwest Campus (907) 443-2201
Tanana Valley Campus (907) 455-2800

A.A.S. Degree

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

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The A.A.S. degree in apprenticeship technology provides vocational training and supporting course work to prepare students for the rapidly changing global workplace. The program also helps Alaska industries by training workers who can meet increasing certification requirements which reflect complex business and industrial standards.

The apprenticeship technologies program is a 60-credit A.A.S. degree delivered collaboratively through UAA, UAF and UAS. The practical integration of general course work and training for vocational-technical trades specifically reflects the commitment of the university to high-quality instruction and public service. Individuals earning this degree must complete an apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, and they must hold journeyman-level status in trades recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.

Students declaring a major in apprenticeship technology must present documentation of acceptance into an apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. The appropriate College of Rural and Community Development campus will review the documentation and may recommend up to 38 credits of course work following completion of all courses listed below. Students are encouraged to begin the required courses while completing the apprenticeship program to expand the quality and breadth of the program. Students who complete this program may be eligible to enroll in the B.S. technology degree program at UAA or the B.T. degree program at UAF.

Major--A.A.S. Degree

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements ( As part of the A.A.S. degree requirements, complete ANTH/SOC 100X; MATH 103X or MATH 107X.)
  3. Complete the following:
    EMS 152--Emergency Trauma Training First Responder--3 credits
    STAT 200X--Elementary Probability and Statistics--3 credits
  4. Complete 3 credits from the following:
    AIS 101--Effective Personal Computer Use--3 credits
    CIOS 100--Introduction to Personal Computers--1 credits
    CIOS 103--Computer Survey--1-3 credits
    CIOS 105--Computer Software Application--1-3 credits
    CIOS 110--Microcomputer Operating Systems--1-3 credits
    CIOS 111--Computer Software for Beginners--1-3 credits
    CIOS 150--Computer Business Applications--1-3 credits
    CIOS 152--Introduction to Microcomputers in Small Businesses--1-3 credits
    CIOS 251--Integrated Software--1-3 credits
  5. Approved apprenticeship program transfer of credit maximum--38 credits
  6. Minimum credits required--60 credits