TADV-182: Special Topics in Skilled Trades

School
Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Department
Skilled Trade & Apprenticeship
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
TAE - Developmental
Course Number
182
Course Title
Special Topics in Skilled Trades
Credit Hours
2.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
32.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
32.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
Department approval
Catalog Course Description

Provides specialized training and education in specific topics and concepts identified as relative to current maintenance issues. The precise topic or topics offered is identified by the Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Department faculty, STAD Steering Committee, employers with students enrolled in the STAD program, and/or other employers or individuals who have recognized a need for training. Course may be repeated for credit when different topics are offered.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. To be identified by the instructor
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. All courses offered will have course objectives developed by the instructor as well as the following:
  2. Describe the safe work practices related to the core topics, and identify at least one critical safety awareness issue related to the core topic*
  3. Solve at least one shop mathematics problem related to the core topic*
  4. Provide a written item that discusses the relevance of the core topic as it relates to the learners skilled trade or occupation*

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

The instructor will develop the assessment process including the three Major Core Course Objectives as stated above relating to the core topic.

  1. Identify one critical safety awareness issue.
  2. Solve at least one shop related mathematics problem.
  3. Provide a written item relating the core topic to the learner's occupation.
General Course Requirements and Recommendations

To be determined by the instructor and approved by the ST&AD faculty and director

Texts

Texts, handouts, and/or workbooks will be determined by the Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship Department with approval by the Division.

 

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Summer 2014
ILT Approval Date
05/01/2014
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
08/11/2014