Oct 18, 2021  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 

Technical Transfer: AS

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Associate of Science | 63 credits minimum

Technical Specialties Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Information (801) 957-5240
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
From the various designated technical specializations.

Program Description
The program is designed to provide students with a practical hands-on technical experience through a Certificate of Completion in designated technical specialization programs along with a Certificate of Completion in General Education (or Letter of Completion). Students will be prepared to transfer within the Utah System of Higher Education in a major of their choosing after having satisfied all General Education requirements for the transfer institution. Technical course transfer will be dependent upon the transfer institution and major selected. The program is designed to give students the skills necessary for technical employment while pursuing a bachelor’s degree.

Designated Certificate of Completion Providing Technical Specialization Include

Accounting: CC (CTE)  
Automotive Collision Repair: CC (CTE)  
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair: CC (CTE)  
Automotive Refinishing: CC (CTE)  
Business and Personal Computing: CC (CTE)  
Business Management: CC (CTE)  
Cabinetmaking and Furniture Construction: CC (CTE)  
Diesel Systems Technology: CC (CTE)  
Electronics Engineering Technology: CC (CTE)  
Engineering Drafting and Manufacturing Technology: CC (CTE)  
Family and Human Studies: CC (CTE)  **
Finance and Credit: CC (CTE)  
Geospatial Technology: CC (CTE)  
Machining CNC/CAM Technology: CC (CTE)  
Marketing Management: CC (CTE)  
Medical Assistant: CC (CTE)  
Motorcycle and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology: CC (CTE)  
Non-Destructive Testing - Eddy Current: CC (CTE)  
Non-Destructive Testing - Radiography: CC (CTE)  
Non-Destructive Testing - Ultrasonics: CC (CTE)  
Retail Management: CC (CTE)  
Sustainable Building Construction: CC (CTE)  
Surgical Technology: CC (CTE)  
Welding Technology: CC (CTE)  
English Writing: CC (CTE)  

Career Opportunities: Provides entry level positions within a variety of technical businesses or shops with potential for rapid promotion. This is the first step towards starting or working in a technical business. Additional opportunities are available in marketing, management, sales, etc. The program is designed to allow technical employment while pursuing a bachelorette degree.

Estimated Cost for Students: In addition to SLCC tuition and fees http://www.slcc.edu/cashiering/tuition-and-fees-aspx, the estimated cost of books and personal tools & equipment is based on the individual technical programs you have chosen. Please see the Certificate of Completion descriptions for your technical choice.

Estimated Time to Completion: If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is four semesters.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
2 - Communicate Effectively
3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
4 - Think Critically and Creatively
5 - Civic Engagement
6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy
See Technical Area of Specialization  
See General Education Program  

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Institutional Requirements:

Lifelong Wellness (LW) 1 Credit

Student Choice (IN or DEPTH) Choose One Course (3 Credits) from the Following

Intensive (IN)


Any second course from one of the Distribution Areas

Distribution Areas (18 Credits)

Choose one course (three credit hours) from each of the following distribution areas. One of the courses must also be a Diversity course (DV).

Life Sciences (LS)   3-4
Fine Arts (FA)   3-4
Humanities (HU)   3
Interdisciplinary (ID)   3
Physical Science (PS)   3
Social Science (SS)   3

NOTE: The General Education portion of the AS Transfer Degree is met by completing the Certificate of Completion in General Education or a Letter of Completion. Specific General Education courses will be taken as part of the Technical Certificate of Completion. 

Required Certificate of Completion: (31 Credits Minimum)*

Complete one of the following Certificates of Completion:

*Includes General Education courses, please work with your academic advisor.
** See Education, Family & Human Studies, Social Work, and Learning Enhancement Division for additional AS degree options.


Additional course work to meet the 63 credit hour minimum may be required. Please make your selection based upon the transfer institutions requirements and the major selected.

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

First Year = Technical Certificate of Completion

Total: 16

Spring Semester

First Year = Technical Certificate of Completion

Total: 15

Fall Semester

Second Year = General Education

Total: 16

Spring Semester

Second Year = General Education

Total: 15

Advising Notes:

It is highly recommended that each student meet with the appropriaProgram Advisor prior to starting this program. It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. The Program Advisor may be reached in Academic and Career Advising.

Additional Program Notes:

All students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in SkillsUSA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employable skills. For more information see http://skillsusa-utah.org

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