Industrial Training Associate in Applied Science APITRN

Overview This program gives indentured journeymen of the United Association  the opportunity to apply their work as certified apprentice instructors toward an associate in applied science degree in Industrial Training. Students will complete the general education courses, 5 summer instructor training sessions, and receive non- traditional credits for experience in an area of specialization such as plumbing, pipefitting, HVAC, sprinkler fitting, and ironworking.

This associate in applied science degree requires fewer classes than the related associate in science degree. It’s generally considered to be best suited for people who don’t want to go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2018-19 | 2019-20 | 2020-2021

2020-2021 Academic Requirements

 

This program gives indentured journeymen of the United Association or Ironworkers, the opportunity to apply their work as certified apprentice instructors toward an associate in applied science degree in Industrial Training. Students will complete the general education courses, five summer instructor training sessions, and receive prior learning credits for experience in an area of specialization such as plumbing, pipefitting, HVAC, sprinkler fitting and ironworking.

 Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.

 Open only to United Association and Ironworker instructors.

 
Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
United Association Dept
Advisors
Brittany Tripp
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Select a concentration for requirements and total credits required for program.

Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
    UA students must complete 12-15 additional credits from a combination of required teaching methods courses and technical update courses (UAT courses). 12
    Ironworker students must complete 15 credits from a combination of required teaching methods courses and technical update courses (IWT courses). 0
    Complete electives (0-10 credits) to meet a minimum 60 credits. 10
Total 22
General Education Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition 4
UAT 210   Public Speaking * 1.5
UAT 213   Planning, Teaching and Assessing Effective Lessons - Advanced * 1.5
Elective(s)   Math ** 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences ** 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 3
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 3
    *Students may choose any WCC courses that meet the speech requirement. Only applies to UA programs. **APP 113 Math for Pipe Trades and SCI 102 Applied Science are included in UA specializations. 0
Total 19

 

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Select a concentration for requirements and total credits required for program.

Concentrations

Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
IWA 120   Introduction to Ironwork 3
IWA 122   Ironworker - General Rigging 2
IWA 131   Introduction to Metal Building 2
IWA 161   Introduction to Architectural and Ornamental Ironwork 2
IWA 201   Introduction to Welding 3
IWA 224   Labor and Trade History 1
IWA 265   Advanced Architectural and Ornamental Ironwork 6
Total 19
Total Credits Required
60
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
UAE 140   Introduction to HVACR Service Technician Practices 3
UAE 142   Soldering and Brazing 3
UAE 144   Refrigeration 2
UAE 146   Air Conditioning 2
UAE 148   Electrical Controls 2
UAE 150   DC Electronics 2
UAE 152   Advanced Electrical Controls and Pneumatic Controls 3
UAE 154   Advanced Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 3
UAE 156   Air and Water Balancing and Motor Alignment 3
UAE 158   Advanced HVACR Practices 3
Total 26
Total Credits Required
67
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
IWA 120   Introduction to Ironwork 3
IWA 122   Ironworker - General Rigging 2
IWA 131   Introduction to Metal Building 2
IWA 141   Introduction to Reinforcing Ironwork 3
IWA 155   Rigging/Machinery Mover II 3
IWA 161   Introduction to Architectural and Ornamental Ironwork 2
IWA 172   Introduction to Structural Features 4
IWA 201   Introduction to Welding 3
IWA 224   Labor and Trade History 1
IWA 272   Advanced Structural Features 3
Total 26
Total Credits Required
67
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
IWA 120   Introduction to Ironwork 3
IWA 122   Ironworker - General Rigging 2
IWA 131   Introduction to Metal Building 2
IWA 161   Introduction to Architectural and Ornamental Ironwork 2
IWA 172   Introduction to Structural Features 4
IWA 201   Introduction to Welding 3
IWA 224   Labor and Trade History 1
IWA 235   Advanced Metal Building 2
Total 19
Total Credits Required
60
 
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
UAF 102   Introduction to Arc Welding, Soldering, and Brazing 3
UAF 120   Introduction to Pipefitter Practices 3
UAF 122   Drawing Interpretation and Plan Reading 2
UAF 124   Oxy Fuel Cutting and Shielded Arc Welding 2
UAF 126   Hydronic Heating and Steam Systems 2
UAF 128   Refrigeration and Electrical Controls 2
UAF 130   Advanced SMAW Welding 3
UAF 132   Advanced Pipefitter Topics 3
UAF 134   Controls and Instrumentation 3
UAF 136   GTAW Welding 3
Total 26
Total Credits Required
67
 
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
UAP 100   Introduction to Plumbing Practices 3
UAP 102   Introduction to Arc Welding, Soldering and Brazing 3
UAP 104   Drawing Interpretation and Plan Reading 2
UAP 106   Oxy Fuel Cutting and Shielded Arc Welding 2
UAP 108   Water Supply and Drainage 2
UAP 110   Customer Service Techniques 2
UAP 112   Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances 3
UAP 114   Plumbing Codes and Regulations 3
UAP 116   Medical Gas and Backflow Prevention Techniques 3
UAP 118   Advanced Plumbing Practices 3
Total 26
Total Credits Required
67
 
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
IWA 120   Introduction to Ironwork 3
IWA 122   Ironworker - General Rigging 2
IWA 141   Introduction to Reinforcing Ironwork 3
IWA 201   Introduction to Welding 3
IWA 224   Labor and Trade History 1
IWA 241   Advanced Reinforcing Ironwork 7
Total 19
Total Credits Required
60
 
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
IWA 120   Introduction to Ironwork 3
IWA 122   Ironworker - General Rigging 2
IWA 151   Rigging/Machinery Mover I 3
IWA 155   Rigging/Machinery Mover II 3
IWA 191   Reinforced Iron and Structures for Rigging 4
IWA 201   Introduction to Welding 3
IWA 224   Labor and Trade History 1
Total 19
Total Credits Required
60
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
UAR 160   Introduction to Sprinkler Fitter Practices 3
UAR 162   Basic Drawing and Introduction to Automatic Sprinklers 3
UAR 164   Reading Automatic Sprinkler Piping Drawings 2
UAR 166   Installation of Sprinkler Systems 2
UAR 168   Architectural Working Drawings and Blueprint Reading for Sprinkler Fitters 2
UAR 170   Sprinkler Water Supply and The Automatic Sprinkler 2
UAR 172   Types of Fire Protection Systems and Alarms 3
UAR 174   Special Application Sprinkler Systems and Hydraulics 3
UAR 176   Human Relations 3
UAR 178   Technical Writing 3
Total 26
Total Credits Required
67
Program Options
Class   Title Minimum Credits
    TRI Trade Related Elective Credits 19 - 26
Total 19 - 26
Total Credits Required
60 - 67