Skilled Trades Industrial Occupations Technology, Associate in Applied Science

Florissant Valley

Skilled Trades Industrial Occupations Technology allows individuals to earn an associate degree tailored to their occupational/career needs. College credit for technical areas may be earned through established articulation agreements with apprenticeship programs recognized by the college or individualized programs of study developed in consultation with the Engineering and Technology department. In addition, on-the-job training and/or supervised work-based learning may be included in the student’s degree program.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.   

At the completion of the program, students are expected to:

  1. use appropriate oral, written, and technological strategies to facilitate workplace communication.
  2. demonstrate knowledge of basic industrial technical processes and procedures, including, when appropriate, knowledge of legal standards that promote public health, safety, and general welfare.
  3. solve technical workplace problems using best practices to meet industry regulations and requirements.

Program of Study

Career General Education
ENG 101College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3
COM 101Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)3
MTH 108Elementary Applied Mathematics3
XXX xxxSocial & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3
XXX xxxSocial Science Elective3
Select one of the following focus areas:45
Apprenticeship Program Agreement
Technical Electives
Total Credit Hours60

Focus Areas

Apprenticeship Program Agreement

Where St. Louis Community College has an agreement with an apprenticeship training program, students will receive credit as per the apprenticeship agreement. Depending on the credit awarded based on the articulation agreement, additional technical courses approved by the department may be required. Transcription of credit for apprenticeship training programs will be done as per the college procedures in place at that time.

Technical Electives

This option allows individuals to tailor their area of concentration based on the skilled trades by selecting course(s) from the department prefixes: AVI, BE, CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, QC, SKT, TEL and MGT – with at least 9 credit hours from one of the above prefixes. The individual’s program of study must be developed in consultation with the Engineering and Technology department.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 030.Course may be taken in person or online
SKT 107 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Introduction to Carpentry2
SKT 110 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Interior Trim3
SKT 109 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Concrete Form Building3
SKT 108 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Workplace Learning I2
Credit Hours13
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 108 Elementary Applied Mathematics3MTH 020 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency. All prerequisite courses must have been completed within the last 3 years.Higher level math course permitted; Course may be taken in person or online or substituted through Prior Learning Assessment for Math embedded in training
SKT 115 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Health and Safety I3
SKT 116 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Residential Framing4
SKT 113 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Basic Blueprint Reading2
SKT 114 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Workplace Learning II4SKT 108.
Credit Hours16
Summer Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
SKT 119 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Workplace Learning III4
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3 History of the American Workforce or related course; May be taken in person or online
Credit Hours7
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)3Reading Proficiency and concurrent enrollment in RDG 030 or ENG 070.Course may be taken in person or online
SKT 118 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Millwright Basics3
SKT 117 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Welding Basics3
SKT 122 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Training: Workplace Learning IV4SKT 119.
Credit Hours13
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective3 Course may be taken in person or online; Apply for graduation
SKT 120 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Health and Safety II2
SKT 121 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Program: Health and Safety III2SKT 120.
SKT 123 Carpenter Joint Apprenticeship Training: Workplace Learning V4SKT 122.
Credit Hours11
Total Credit Hours60

*Click on the hyperlinked course number to view additional information about the course.

**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor. 

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 030.Course may be taken in person or online
SKT 106 Electrical Training Alliance: Introduction to Electrical Profession2
SKT 111 Electrical Training Alliance: Electrical Conduit Fabrication2
SKT 112 Electrical Training Alliance: Workplace Learning I6
Credit Hours13
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 108 Elementary Applied Mathematics3MTH 020 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency. All prerequisite courses must have been completed within the last 3 years.Higher level math course permitted; Course may be taken in person or online or substituted through Prior Learning Assessment for Math embedded in training
SKT 136 Electrical Training Alliance: Electrical Training Code and Practices I2
SKT 130 Electrical Training Alliance: Direct Current Theory3
SKT 131 Electrical Training Alliance: Workplace Learning II7SKT 112.
Credit Hours15
Summer Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
SKT 135 Electrical Training Alliance: Electrical Blueprint Reading2
SKT 138 Electrical Training Alliance: AC Systems and Theory3
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3 History of the American Workforce or related course; May be taken in person or online
Credit Hours8
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)3Reading Proficiency and concurrent enrollment in RDG 030 or ENG 070.Course may be taken in person or online
SKT 137 Electrical Training Alliance: Electrical Code and Practices II2
SKT 132 Electrical Training Alliance: Workplace Learning III7SKT 131.
Credit Hours12
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
SKT 134 Electrical Training Alliance: Transformers2
SKT 133 Electrical Training Alliance: Workplace Learning IV7SKT 132.
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective3 Apply for graduation; Course may be taken in person or online
Credit Hours12
Total Credit Hours60

*Click on the hyperlinked course number to view additional information about the course.

**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor. 

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 030.Course may be taken in person or online
At least 12 credit hours from AVI, BE, CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, QC, SKT, TEL, and MGT-- with at least 9 total credit hours from one of the above prefixes12  
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 108 Elementary Applied Mathematics3MTH 020 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency. All prerequisite courses must have been completed within the last 3 years.Higher level math course permitted; Course may be taken in person or online or substituted through Prior Learning Assessment for Math embedded in training
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3  
At least 9 credit hours from one of the following prefixes: AVI, BE, CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, QC, SKT, TEL, and MGT9  
Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)3Reading Proficiency and concurrent enrollment in RDG 030 or ENG 070.Course may be taken in person or online
12 credit hours from AVI, BE, CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, QC, SKT, TEL, and MGT-- with at least 9 total credit hours from one of the above prefixes12  
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective3 Course may be taken in person or online; Apply for graduation
12 credit hours from AVI, BE, CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, QC, SKT, TEL, and MGT-- with at least 9 total credit hours from one of the above prefixes12  
Credit Hours15
Total Credit Hours60

*Click on the hyperlinked course number to view additional information about the course.

**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.