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 Information Systems

  • Mobile Device Application Development
  • Network Communications Technology
  • Software Development
  • Web Development

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 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 Technologies division or the Work-Based Learning office located in the Employment and Career Services Center.

In addition to the associate of applied science degree, the Engineering Technologies division offers one-year technical certificate programs in: 

  • Applied Electronics 
  • Business Forensics Investigations 
  • Computer Aided Design Operator 
  • Computer Aided Machining Operator 
  • Computer and Digital Forensics 
  • Computer Applications Integration Specialist
  • Computer Maintenance and Networking 
  • Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement 
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) 
  • Mobile Device Application Development 
  • Residential Building and Renovation 
  • Solar Technology 
  • Quality Control 
  • Welding Operator 
  • Wind Turbine

The Engineering Technologies division also offers short-term technical certificate programs in: 

  • Business IT Fundamentals 
  • Computer Aided Design 
  • Computer Aided Machining 
  • Computer Maintenance and Networking
  • Construction and Renovation 
  • Information Security for Business 
  • Healthcare Information Networks 
  • Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) 
  • Mobile Device Application Development 
  • Network Administration 
  • Network Infrastructure Technologies/CCNA 
  • Network Security Foundations 
  • Quality Inspector 
  • Software Development 
  • Web Design Fundamentals 
  • Web Programming Fundamentals 
  • Welding 
  • Wind Turbine

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 certificate of proficiency program for personal trainers and certificate of completion for group exercise instructor.

Admission requirements for sports and fitness management, the certificate of proficiency for personal trainers and certificate of completion for group exercise instructor 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.

Allied Health and Nursing/Fire Science program

The successful completion of the following program leads to the conferral of the associate of applied science degree. See the Curriculum Guide for individual program requirements. Fire Science is available through the Allied Health and Nursing division.

In all associate of applied science and one-year technical 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 students and are not provided by the College.

The fire science curriculum is offered in the evenings and online. The program is arranged for part-time students employed in the field and/or working in another field and retraining for fire science. All REQUIRED courses are rotated through the evening offerings.

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.