Mar 05, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Skilled Trades, AAS

Program Description

Code 261 - 62 Credits

In order to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Skilled Trades students must complete sixty-two (62) credits. These credits must be taken from three (3) categories: core curricula, general education electives, and technical electives. For more information about Industrial Trades modules go to the Industrial Trades page at

Modular Format

Industrial Trades curricula are offered in a non-traditional, modular format. Module descriptions are not listed in the catalog. For more information about Industrial Trades modules go to the Industrial Trades page at

Industrial Trades Orientation

All students interested in taking Industrial Trades modules must complete one or more core curriculum orientation. The orientation is a core curriculum prerequisite. Students will not be able to register for modules until the orientation is completed.

Required General Education Courses

All first-time KCC students must complete the FYS 101 - First Year Seminar  course with a grade of C or higher.
See an Academic Advisor for course completion and/or any questions pertaining to the FYS course.

Technical Electives Courses

Technical electives may be selected from:

  • Accounting (ACCO)
  • Business Administration (BUAD)
  • Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology (DRAF)
  • Engineering Technology (ENTE)
  • Industrial Electricity/Electronics (INEL)
  • Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (INHR)
  • Industrial Machining Technology (INMT)
  • Industrial Pipefitting (INPF)
  • Industrial Technology (INT)
  • Industrial Welding (INWE)
  • Instrumentation (INST)
  • Industrial Trades (INTR)
  • OIT 161 - Applications Software  
  • Renewable Energy (INRE)
  • Service-Learning (SERV)
  • Tool and Die (INTD)

Technical electives for the Skilled Trades program should be approved by the Director of Industrial Trades Education.