1997-98 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs

Course Description Index

Apprenticeship Technology

College of Rural Alaska
Bristol Bay Campus (907) 842-5109
Tanana Valley Campus (907) 474-7400

Degree: A.A.S.

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

Individuals, as well as Alaskan industries, must meet increasing training and certification requirements reflecting more complex business and industrial standards. The Associate of Applied Science in Apprenticeship Technology serves a statewide population seeking vocational training and general education. The curriculum prepares graduates for the rapidly changing global workplace of the 21st century.

The curriculum reflects the commitment of the University of Alaska to provide high-quality instruction and service to the public through a practical integration of general education and training for vocational-technical trades. Individuals receiving this degree must complete a formal apprenticeship program and 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 completion of an apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. Documentation will be evaluated based on standards promulgated by the university and up to 38 credits will be accepted following completion of all courses listed in the degree requirements section.

Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Apprenticeship Technology -- A.A.S.

  1. Complete the following required courses:
    ENGL 111X -- Methods of Written Communication (3 credits)
    ENGL 211X -- Intermediate Exposition with Modes of Literature or
    *ENGL 212X -- Business, Grant and Report Writing or
         ENGL 213X -- Intermediate Exposition (3 credits)
    COMM 131X -- Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Small Group Emphasis or
    COMM 141X -- Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Public Speaking 3
    ANTH/SOC 100X -- Individual, Society and Culture (3 credits)
    MATH 107X -- Functions of Calculus or
         MATH 131X -- Concepts and Contemporary Applications of Mathematics (3 credits)
    STAT 200 -- Elementary Probability and Statistics (3 credits)
    EMS 103 -- Emergency Trauma Training First Responder (3 credits)
  2. Complete three credits from the following:
    CIOS 100 -- Introduction to Personal Computers (1)
    CIOS 103 -- Computer Survey (1-3)
    CIOS 105 -- Computer Software Application (1-3)
    CIOS 110 -- Microcomputer Operating Systems (1-3)
    CIOS 111 -- Computer Software for Beginners (1-2)
    CIOS 150 -- Computer Business Applications (1-3)
    CIOS 151 -- Integrated Software (1-3)
    CIOS 152 -- Introduction to Microcomputers in Small Businesses (1-3)
    AIS 101 -- Information Systems Technology (3) (3 credits)
  3. Approved apprenticeship program transfer of credit up to 38
  4. Electives to total (60 credits)

*ENGL 212 does not fulfill the second half of the written communication requirement for the baccalaureate degree.