Professional/Technical Degrees and Certificates – Workforce Education Division
Perry Tech Combined Degrees
The combined degree program provides students the opportunity to obtain specialized training at Perry Technical Institute together with specific YVCC coursework that will better prepare students for their jobs and provide them with advancement opportunities.
Students may complete their YVCC coursework before, during, or after their Perry training. Students complete 27 core YVCC credits.
On completion of both Perry training and YVCC classes, students will receive an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in:
Instrumentation and Industrial Electronics
Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating Technology
Contact the WED Office, (509) 574-4755 or (509) 574-4744 or J.M. Perry, (509) 453-0374
Associate in Arts & Science Degree (New Fall 2012)
The Associate in Arts & Science degree (A.A.) is designed primarily for the general university transfer student. Click to download Associate in Arts & Science Worksheet.
The A.A. is equivalent to the first two years of a four-year Baccalaureate degree. It consists of coursework in communications, social science, humanities, natural science and quantitative skills comparable to the general education requirements of a four-year university or college. The degree either transfers as a whole, or courses are transferred on a course-by-course basis depending on the transfer policy at the destination institution. Departments at YVCC offer courses preparing students for upper-division work in the following fields:
Agriculture, American Sign Language, Anthropology, Art, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Chicano Studies, Communications, Criminal Justice, Drama, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Ethnic Studies, French, Geography, Geology, German, History, Humanities, Math, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Photography, Physical Science, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, and Speech.
The following Associate degree options are available:
Associate in Arts (available through Summer 2012) for students intending to major in the humanities, social sciences, communication, or education. Click to download Associate in Arts Worksheet.
Associate in Business-DTA for students intending to major in business related fields. Click to download Associate in Business-DTA Worksheet. Students planning to earn this degree must work closely with their advisor to ensure proper degree requirement are met.
Associate in Arts-Science Option (available through Summer 2012) for students intending to major in any of the natural sciences, mathematics, computer science, or engineering. Click to download Associate in Arts-Science Option Worksheet.