Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community and Workforce Development, Department of


Department of Community & Workforce Development

Director: Department of Community & Workforce Development: Ortiz

Specialty Certificates: are typically grant-funded and change as per the current need in the industry. Specialty Certificates available in Electrical and Welding

Certificate and Associate Programs: Majors: Construction Technology, Electrical Technology, and Welding Technology.

The following regulations apply to all students seeking Technical Program degrees and certificates:

  1. A grade of C or better in English 101 or equivalent is required, if applicable;
  2. A maximum of sixteen credit hours may be obtained using any combination of ACT or CLEP examinations;
  3. A maximum of four classes in a Technical Program associate program may be challenged;
  4. A maximum of eight credit hours of independent/tutorial course work may be applied toward graduation for the associate degree;
  5. A minimum of sixteen credit hours must be taken at WNMU (twelve of the last sixteen credit hours must be at WNMU);
  6. A minimum of a 2.0 grade point average is required for completion.

Construction Technology

Both a one year certificate and an Associate of Applied Science degree are offered in Construction Technology. The certificate program is designed for those individuals who desire the basic entry level skills necessary for immediate employment in the construction industry. The two-year A.A.S. degree in Construction Technology is designed for those students who wish to gain entry level construction skills as well as have the capabilities to work in the areas of project management, supervision, estimating, and inspection.

The Construction Technology program uses the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) curricula which is standardized to meet the industry standards. 

Electrical Technology

The A.A.S. Electrical Technology program offers a Fast Track certificate, one year certificate which is designed to prepare students with a thorough knowledge of all aspects in the trade for immediate employment in industry or to go into an apprenticeship site to gain training needed to apply for the journeyman license. The electrical courses provide the individual with certification to meet industry needs a trained and educated work force to meet the ever-increasing demands of future construction projects. This work force will require classroom training as well as on-site experience; the electrical technology program is a direct route to a dynamic career.

The Electrical Technology program uses the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) curricula which is standardized to meet industry standards. 

Welding Technology

The Welding Technology program uses the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) curricula which is standardized to meet industry standards. 

Programs

Fast Track Certificate

Certificate

Associate of Applied Science