Major Code: 1712
The Certificate of Applied Science in Technical Studies addresses the identified educational and training needs of business, industry, labor and governmental agencies through the delivery of customized programs in a timely and efficient manner.
Program Goals and Objectives
The program is designed to allow BVCTC to package courses in a manner that will address short-term educational and training needs of employers.
No specific assessment is made; however, technical courses may be required to successfully complete industry certifications.
Transfer Baccalaureate Options
Possible transfer to Board of Regents or Bachelor of Technology.
Individuals currently employed in business and industry are the primary focus of this program. By providing a program of study designed to enhance and maintain employee knowledge and skills, it is expected that such individuals will enjoy greater job security and flexibility. For those preparing to enter the job market, the program of study will include the education and training needed to assure basic entry-level skills for the specific occupational/technical field. Such programs will typically be offered only if the need for new employees or the need for expanded education and training of current employees is demonstrated by the local businesses and industries BVCTC serves.
Gainful Employment Information
Graduates may find employment as:
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Tuition and Fees: $4050 In-State Resident, $10950 Non-Resident
Graduation Rate: N/A
Job Placement Rate: 72% (college average)
Median Loan Debt: $0