Technical Studies - Journeyworker
60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Technical Studies - Journeyworker program is geared for those who possess a Wisconsin journey-level certificate from an apprenticeship program that included at least 400 hours of related instruction. Students can customize an associate degree designed to meet their individual needs while receiving up to 39 advanced-standing credits in the Technical Studies - Journeyworker program. This program meets the needs of students who want to pursue an Associate of Applied Science Degree on either a full- or part-time basis.
- Provides direction to the student in pursuit of specific occupational outcomes or to enhance self-employment opportunities.
- Meets individual career goals which cannot be achieved through enrollment in any single instructional program currently offered at the college.
- Helps identify new and emerging occupations for new or modified programs.
Program Code 10-499-5
|Course Num||Course Name||Credits|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3||+|
|809-196||Intro to Sociology||3||+|
|809-198||Intro to Psychology||3||+||*|
Total Semester Credits
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)
View course descriptions of all required courses
View course descriptions of all required courses
801-136 English Composition 1
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.
801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm
Practice the necessary skills for effective speech delivery, listening, assertiveness, conflict resolution, teamwork and general interpersonal communication.
Discuss the major institutions and principles that underlie the contemporary American economic system, and consider topics such as the free enterprise system, supply and demand, circular flow, government involvement, the Federal Reserve System, economic growth and development, the effects of international trade, comparative economic systems and global economics.
809-196 Intro to Sociology
Understand the basic concepts of sociology, including culture, socialization, social stratification and multiculturalism, along with the five institutions: family, government, economics, religion and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization and workplace issues.
809-198 Intro to Psychology
Explore concepts and terminology related to the topics of learning, perception, personality, motivation, human development and abnormal behavior. Examine the theories of the major psychologists.
Approved Substitutes: 809-199 Psychology of Human Relations
Credit Transfer Opportunities
WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.
High School Transfer Opportunities
There are currently no transcripted credit agreements for Technical Studies - Journeyworker. For more information, contact your academic advisor.
Four Year College Transfer Opportunities
|Bellevue University||Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science||up to 72|
|Concordia University||Any Bachelors||full program|
|Franklin University||Bachelor of Science (various)||Junior Standing|
|Mount Mary University||Bachelor Degree||Junior Standing|
|Silver Lake College||Bachelor of Science (various)||minimum of 60|
|U of Phoenix||Bachelor of Science (various)||varies|
|UW-Stout||Bachelor of Science in Management||up to 60|
|UW-Stout||B. S. Career, Technical Education & Training||up to 60|
|UW-Waukesha||Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)||60-Junior Standing|
UW-System Credit Transfer
If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.
Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.