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Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies

Technical Studies

Technical Studies Approved Partnerships

The Technical Studies programs are designed for students participating in college level education and training programs sponsored by business, industry, government agencies, labor organizations or other professional organizations. Programs are available at the associate and certificate levels. Enrollment restrictions and required courses are specified in the agreements between the College and the training provider. Contact the Division Chair for details.

Upon completion of these programs, graduates will be able to:

  • Effectively use both written and verbal communication in the workplace
  • Demonstrate an understanding of technical skills required in the specific occupational area through the successful completion of an approved apprenticeship or training program
  • Demonstrate knowledge of interpersonal skills and their application in the workplace
  • Apply principles of mathematics and science to contemporary issues in society and in the workplace

Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies

  • Component I: General Education Core (15 credit hours)
  • Component II: Technical Core (39 credit hours maximum)
  • Component III: Technical/Occupational Specialty (39 credit hours maximum)
  • Component IV: On-the-Job-Training (12 credit hours maximum)
  • Total Credit Hours in Program: 60 – 72 

 

Collegiate Certificate in Technical Studies

  • Component I: General Education Core (Minimum of 6 credit hours)
  • Component II: Technical/Occupational Specialty (24 credit hours maximum)
  • Component III:
    • Supervised Worksite-Based Training (6 credit hours maximum) 
      OR
    • On-the-Job-Training in the Occupation (6 credit hours maximum)
  • Total Credit Hours in Program: 30 – 36 

Technical Studies Approved Partnerships

Technical Studies Approved Partnerships include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant: Eastern WVCTC Workforce Education
    contact: Melissa Shockey, program coordinator, 304-434-8000 ext. 9253
  • Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA)
    contact: Deb Backus, Dean for Teaching and Learning, 304-434-8000, ext. 9258
  • Cosmetology/Hair Stylist: Eastern WVCTC Workforce Education
    contact: Melissa Shockey, program coordinator, 304-434-8000 ext. 9253
  • Industrial Maintenance: South Branch Career and Technical Center (Adult Division)
    contact: Curtis Hakala, Divison Chair, General Studeis, 304-434-8000, ext. 9238
  • Medical Assistant: Eastern WVCTC Workforce Education
    contact: Melissa Shockey, program coordinator, 304-434-8000 ext. 9253
  • Paramedic: Eastern WVCTC Workforce Education:
    contact: Melissa Shockey, program coordinator, 304-434-8000 ext. 9253
  • Residential Care Specialist: WV Schools for the Deaf and Blind
    contact: Deb BackusDean for Teaching and Learning, 304-434-8000, ext. 9258 

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