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Industrial Trades Technology - A.T.S. PDFDownload to print

College
Regional College
Campus(es)
Kent
Department
Regional College
Description

The Associate of Technical Study in Industrial Trades Technology is a completion program for students who have finished four years of apprenticeship/journeyman training. Apprentices must have completed their training from an organization working in cooperation with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training in the U.S. Department of Labor. Interested students must meet with an advisor to be admitted. Upon admission, students will be granted 30 credit hours toward the program on the basis of their apprenticeship training.

The Trumbull Campus offers this associate degree completion program for students who have completed four years of apprenticeship/journeyman training. Apprentices must have completed their training from an organization working in cooperation with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training in the U.S. Department of Labor.

Career Opportunities

About 34 percent of all engineering technicians work in manufacturing. Another 25 percent work in professional, scientific, and technical service industries, mostly in engineering or business services companies that do engineering work on contract for government, manufacturing firms or other organizations.

In 2008, the Federal Government employed 35,300 engineering technicians. State governments employed 31,300, and local governments employed 25,100. Overall employment of engineering technicians is expected to grow by 5 percent between 2008 and 2018.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Admission Requirements

Students interested in this program should apply to the Kent State Trumbull Campus and must meet with an advisor to be admitted. Upon admission to this program, students will be granted 30 credit hours on the basis of their apprenticeship training. In addition, they must successfully complete selected in accordance with the program's curriculum.
 

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 63 credit hours. Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA and in major.
 

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

1. Demonstrate entry level skills in general industry operations, trades and industrial apprenticeship programs.

2. Demonstrate comprehensive skills in machine-tool operations, tool and die design, and general manufacturing processes.

Student Organizations

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Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

 

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.

 

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (41 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  COMT 11000 Introduction to Computer Systems 3
  IERT 22003 Supervision and Labor Relations    5
    22006 Economic Decision Analysis 3
  Apprenticeship/Journeyman Training* 30
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (21-24 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3
  ENG 20002 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
  Kent Core Composition 3-4
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5
  Kent Core Fine Arts and Humanities 3
   MINIMUM TOTAL:  63

 

* 30 credit hours awarded on the basis of an apprenticeship certificate in an industrial trades program working in cooperation with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training in the U.S. Department of Labor. Credits are awarded after the completion of program requirements.