Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: Fort Omaha Campus
This degree is for students preparing to become licensed electricians. The courses are offered on an evening schedule only, allowing students to seek employment with electrical contractors during the day. Students receive college credit for successful completion of the coursework at the same time they are preparing for the licensing exam. Students should be employed full time in an electrical trade while taking classes. For more information about this program, contact the apprenticeship coordinator at 531-622-2132.
Students utilizing VA education benefits may not simultaneously receive benefits for the MCC Electrical Apprenticeship degree program and an employer-sponsored apprenticeship program. Students utilizing VA education benefits for the Electrical Apprenticeship degree program at MCC must immediately notify the Military and Veterans Services’ Office if they enroll in an employer-sponsored apprenticeship program and plan to utilize VA education benefits at such facility. Employment and/or participation in an outside apprenticeship program is not a prerequisite or requirement for graduation from the MCC Electrical Apprenticeship Program.
Major Requirements: 22.5
Apprenticeship Classes: 56.0
General Education: 22.5
Total credit hours required: 101.0
The following General Education courses are recommended for Electrical Apprenticeship (AREAO): Communication: ENGL 1220 ; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240 ; and Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: PSYC 1000