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Students interested in careers in the Trades Technology area may select from a variety of pathways:

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Associate in Applied Science degree combines career-technical
coursework with general education coursework. In the career-technical
specialty field, the degree prepares students for jobs. The general education
area provides broader education than would be available in a certificate
or diploma program with at least 15 credit hours of general education
required, but typically does not meet the 36 credit hour General Education
Transfer Agreement (403.7) requirements. The A.A.S. requires a minimum of
62 semester credit hours, and it may designate a specific field of study.

Program Diploma

A program diploma represents completion of a prescribed program of two years or less in a career-technical field with some general education course work.

Program Certificate

A program certificate is a specialized course of study requiring at least 16 credit hours at the undergraduate level or 8 credit hours at the graduate level.

Certificate of Completion

A certificate awarded for the completion of:
1.A non-credit course of study, or
2.An undergraduate course of study of less than 16 credit hour

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Programs Offered Pathways Offered Through Transfer
Agriculture: Animal Science (AAS) Agriculture (AA/AS) 
Agriculture: Sales and Marketing Technology (AAS) Agricultural Economics (AA/AS) 
Agriculture: Technology (AAS) Agricultural Production Management (AA/AS) 
Diesel Technology (AAS/D) Agricultural Systems Management (AA/AS) 
Interdisciplinary Studies (AAS/CP) Animal and Range Sciences (AA/AS) 
Petroleum Production Technology: Lease Operator (AAS) Crop & Weed Sciences (AA/AS) 
Petroleum Production Technology: Lease Operator (CP) Natural Resource Management (AA/AS) 
Residential Carpentry Technology (CP)  
Welding Technology (AAS)  
Welding Technology (AAS)  
Residential Carpentry Technology (AAS)