Technical Studies - Journeyworker
Program Number: 10-499-5
School Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This associate of applied science degree program is designed for journeyworkers from various trades who are interested in continuing their education and earning a degree customized to their career interests. Thirty-nine credits are granted toward the degree, based upon completion of a Wisconsin Journey certificate that includes 400 or more hours of instruction. The Certificate of Apprenticeship/Wisconsin Journey Worker Level Certificate will grant the student 39 credits for prior learning.
With a college advisor, the journeyworker identifies the knowledge and skills required for achieving specific career goals. Existing courses become components of the journeyworker’s program of study. Selected coursework may be taken during the duration of the apprenticeship.
The 21-credit general studies required coursework is transferable to many 4-year institutions.
Statewide Salary Range for Recent Graduates
- $125.85 per credit (resident)
- $188.80 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Build on Your Apprenticeship Training. Provide an opportunity to apply related instructional credits toward an associate of applied science degree.
- Enhance Your Technical Skills. Develop important soft skills in communication, human relations, problem solving and teamwork.
- Add New Skills. Increase your personal growth and your value to your employer.
- Expand Your Job Opportunities. Prepare for first-level, technical supervisor/manager positions.
- Provide a Stepping Stone. Prepare for a career change or starting your own business with the assistance of newly attained, advanced technical degree skills.
- Submit the college admission application.
- Submit the $30 one-time fee.
- Submit high school and other official college transcripts.
- Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.
- Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (required for this program).
- Check with Admissions if any additional steps are required.
Please visit the Admissions page for general information.
|39 credits of advanced standing are granted for 400 hours of apprenticeship-related training. Based on 6,048 hours of on-the-job training.||39|
|Institutional Credits (3 credits)||3|
|General Studies Courses (see below)||21|
|Communications (select 801-136 English Composition 1 and one additional Communication course)||6|
|801-136||English Composition 1 (and)||3|
|801-1XX||Other associate-level Communication Course||3|
|Mathematics or Science (minimum 3-credit course)||3|
|804-1XX||Associate-level Mathematics Course (or)||3-4|
|806-1XX||Associate-level Science Course||3-4|
|Social Science (809-166 Introduction to Ethics required)||3|
|809-166||Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application||3|
|Behavioral Science (minimum 3-credit course)||3|
|809-1XX||Associate-level Behavioral Science course||3|
|The remaining six General Education credits from the 801, 804, 806, or 809 areas to be determined with academic advisor.||6|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||63|
Note: A minimum of 25 percent of total program requirements must be earned at the technical college from which you will receive your degree.
A checklist project is the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.
** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation. Consequently, they are not part of the program credit requirements.
Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.
This associate of applied science degree is for completers of Apprenticeship programs only.
Note: Meet with Dr. Caron Daugherty, Dean of General and International Education, to review general education completion requirements.