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Degrees & Certificates

Technical Studies, A.A.S. (Cumberland)

​​​​​​​The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Technical Studies is available to students who have successfully completed an apprenticeship and other formal corporate, industrial or military programs. Three to 25 technical credits may be awarded toward degree completion for education received in apprenticeship and other formal training programs. The remaining credits required for degree completion are general education courses and career-related courses. A faculty assessor will evaluate the course content from the apprenticeship, corporate, industrial, or military training program. 

Program Goals 

• How an apprenticeship or other corporate, industrial or military programs translate into college credits

​• Collegiate-level depth of curriculum beyond entry-level requirements • Company and trainer certifications.​

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.