Trades & Technical Occupations

Trade and Technical Occupations

Associate in Applied Science Degree

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Kennebec Valley Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree for people in trade and technical occupations. This program is designed to recognize the proficiency of people who are enrolled in, or have completed, a registered apprenticeship program (i.e. journeyman status).

Women and men who have completed or are currently enrolled in a registered apprenticeship program of a formal program approved by the College may apply and simultaneously complete both their training program and degree requirements.

A registered apprenticeship program is approved by the Maine State Apprenticeship and Training Council or the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.




TOTAL REQUIREMENTS                                                                     69 credit hours

    Technical Specialty Courses (Apprenticeship Training)               18 - 24

    Related Technical Courses                                                           30 - 24 

    General Education Courses                                                           21 




Career Studies--Associate in Applied Science Degree


The objectives of the Career Studies Program include:

  1. Recognizing significant work and/or learning experiences in a broad range o technical, business and specialized career skills.
  2. Enhancing educational opportunities for those students who already have a significant basis of skill and/or learning.
  3. Assisting individuals to advance in their chosen occupations.


Career Studies CREDITS

Career/ Vocational/ Technical Courses

up to 24
Elective Courses 24-30
General Education Courses 21
Total Requirements: 69 Credits

 Program Contact

Greg Fletcher
(207) 453-5115 

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