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Go Further With the Associate in Science Degree

The Associate in Science degree in construction supervision requires a few more classes than the related Associate in Applied Science degree. It’s the best choice if you plan to transfer to a four-year school for a bachelor’s degree.

It’s also the choice recommended by two building trade unions: the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers and the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers.

A more detailed explanation of the differences between the two degrees is available on the main degrees page.

Because WCC awards you college credits for your apprenticeship, the Associate in Science degree is well within your reach. To earn your degree, you just have to take

If you started taking WCC classes before Fall Semester 2010, you only have to take nine general education classes. That’s because you don’t have to take CIS 100: Introduction to Computers and Software Applications, which is required of later students.

All of the classes—both the construction supervision classes and the general education classes—are entirely online. They provide the ultimate in convenience, since you never have to set foot on campus.

Look over the list that follows to see what classes are available and the specific degree requirements.

Arts and Humanities

Choose two classes:

Computer and Information Literacy

You must take CIS 100 if you were admitted in Fall 2010 Semester or later.

Mathematics

You must take MTH 169.

Natural Science

You must take BIO 104.

Social and Behavioral Science

Choose two classes:

Speech

Choose one class:

Note: UA students can instead take UAT 210 Public Speaking (1.5 credits) and UAT 213 Planning and Presenting Lessons (1.5 credits).

Writing

Choose two classes:

Business and Electives

Build Your Skills

“Being out in the field, you don’t realize all of what goes into a construction project behind the scenes. I have enjoyed learning about construction contracts and how to work with supervisors and treat people. These are invaluable skills.”

—Mitch Maher
BAC Local 9
Lansing, Mich.

Anxious About Online?

We understand that taking tests and doing your schoolwork online might seem a little scary, but we offer lots of help online and by phone.

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Attend Class Anytime

“I can turn on the computer at 3:00am when I cannot sleep and attend class.”

—Dwight Bird
BAC Local 1
Warren, Mich.

Get a Solid Education

Washtenaw Community College has been providing quality, affordable education for more than 40 years. It’s accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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