Lorain County Community College Catalog

Associate of Applied Science

Allied Health and Nursing

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Engineering Technologies

The successful completion of the following programs leads to the conferral of the associate of applied science degree. See the Curriculum Guides for individual program requirements. The following Engineering Technologies Division programs are available:

Alternative Energy

  • Solar Technology
  • Wind Turbine

Automation Engineering Technology

  • Maintenance/Repair
  • Systems Specialist

Computer Engineering Technology

  • Business Forensics Investigations
  • Computer and Digital Forensics
  • Computer Applications Integration Specialist

Concrete Technology - Rhodes State College Partnership

Construction Technology

  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management

Electric Power Utility Technology

  • Overhead Line Technician
  • Substation Technology

Electronic Engineering Technology

  • Applied Electronics
  • Computer Maintenance and Networking

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Computer Aided Machining
  • Mechanical Design Technology
  • Quality Assurance

Welding Technology

In the associate of applied science of the Engineering and Information Technologies program, it is possible to get co-op course credit for a work-based learning experience. This option is available to students who have successfully completed at least 15 credit hours in their program and have a 2.0 GPA, with a 2.5 GPA in their major field. The work placement must be related to the student’s major. The work experience is supervised by a faculty advisor and graded on an S/U basis. More details are available from the Engineering and Information Technologies division or the Work-Based Learning office located in the Employment, Financial and Career Services division.

In addition to the associate of applied science degree, the Engineering Technologies division offers one-year technical certificate programs and short-term technical certificates. Click here for a complete list of programs.

Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Student Life Division

The successful completion of the sports and fitness management program leads to the conferral of the associate of applied science degree. See the curriculum guide for individual program requirements.

In addition to the associate of applied science degree, the Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Student Life division offers the one-year technical and short-term technical certificate programs.

Admission requirements for sports and fitness management, the one-year technical certificates and short-term technical certificates include:  

  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. High school biology or equivalent

In all associate of applied science and certificate programs, students are REQUIRED to attend lecture, college laboratories and off-campus facilities. Transportation to and from off-campus facilities are the responsibility of the students and are not provided by the college.

Multidisciplinary degree

  • Computer Games and Simulation Design—The successful completion of this program leads to the conferral of the associate of applied science degree. See the Curriculum Guide for individual program requirements.

Social Sciences and Human Services

The successful completion of the following programs leads to the conferral of the associate of applied science degree. See the Curriculum Guides for individual program requirements. The following Social Sciences and Human Services Division programs are available:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Human Services 
  • Public Administration

In addition to the associate of applied science degree, the Social Sciences and Human Services division offers a one-year technical certificate program in police science and public administration.

In all associate of applied science and certificate programs, students are REQUIRED to attend scheduled classes on campus and participate in clinical/field hours. Transportation to and from field sites is the responsibility of the student. Observations in field sites occur during the open hours of the centers used. Field observation may not be done in the student’s work place.