Individual Studies: Collaborative Career Learning AOS – 0688

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Individual Studies: Collaborative Career Learning AOS – 0688

This two-year degree program is an individualized sequence of study which can combine COCAL certificate study with additional study in career-related areas. AOS COCAL cannot duplicate existing business and technology programs. An Associate’s degree in Occupational Studies can be achieved upon completion of a minimum of 60 credits.

Program learning outcomes

  1. Students will acquire and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment in a designated occupational title. (e.g.: medical assistant, phlebotomist, dental assistant, drafter, etc.)
  2. Students will acquire and demonstrate the oral and written communication skills necessary to obtain  employment in a designated occupational title. (e.g.: electrician’s assistant, carpentry, veterinary assistant, plumber’s assistant; accounting clerk)
  3. Students will acquire and demonstrate the critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment in a designated occupational title. (e.g.: patient care associate, floral designer, retail salesperson, surveyor’s assistant.
  4. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of  attitude and professional ethics on the job.
  5. Students will acquire and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for the career development process.