Associate of Applied Science Programs

AAS in Agribusiness
AAS in Agricultural Technology/Mechanics
AAS in Automotive Technology
AAS in Child Care Management
AAS in Computer Information Systems
AAS in Construction Management
AAS in Diesel & Heavy Duty Mechanics Technology
AAS in Equine Management
AAS in Industrial Manufacturing Technology
AAS in Industrial Mechanics Technology
AAS in Machine Tool Technology
AAS in Natural Resources
AAS in Salon Business
AAS in Teaching English as a Second Language
AAS in Welding Technology

 


 

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREES

General Program Description & Outcomes:  Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

The Associate of Applied Science degrees are offered for students who plan to seek employment immediately after completing their program of study. It requires a majority of the training to be in specific career and technical education theory and skill courses.

The Associate of Applied Science degrees require the completion of 60 to 69 credit hours. Specific requirements of the degree can be found in the appropriate sections of below. The field of study completed will be indicated on the diploma.

 


 

AAS in Agribusiness

Department: Business

Program Contact: Jay Olsen
Phone: (435)283-7335
Email: jay.olsen@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/business
Department’s catalog page: https://www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_bus.html    

Program Description & Outcomes:  

For a description of this program and its outcomes, click here.

Requirements:

Required Credits: 63

 

Areas of Emphasis in Agribusiness

Area of Emphasis: Agribusiness & Management (20 credits from the following)

Animal Science - Area of Emphasis (20 credits from the following)

Agronomy - Area of Emphasis – (20 credits from the following)

Range - Area of Emphasis – (20 credits from the following)

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AAS in Agricultural Technology/Mechanics

Department: Business

Program Contact: Matt Goble
Phone: (435)283-7335
Email: matt.goble@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/business

Department’s catalog page: https://www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_bus.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

The AAS in Agriculture Technology/Mechanics degree is designed to provide general education along with the agribusiness and management background needed to successfully be employed by or run a business or begin a business in the agriculture technology/mechanics industry. The degree continues the learning process through agriculture business specific courses including selected business department classes complemented with machinery management and agriculture technology classes. The AAS in Agriculture Technology/Mechanics is stackable on the certificate of proficiency and the one-year certificate offering advanced learning in agribusiness management, GIS and GPS, irrigation and hydrology, cash flow projections and analysis, as well as technology in agriculture giving students an impressive array of agribusiness management skills. Twenty-six credits of Agriculture Business, Business, Natural Resources, and Geology classes are built into the Agriculture Technology/Mechanics AAS curriculum

The AAS in Agriculture Technology/Mechanics provides opportunities for students desiring to be involved in the evolving and expanding agriculture technology industry by allowing them to:

For more information about this program and its outcomes, click here.

Requirements:

General Education Courses (13)

Elective Courses (22)

Complete One Emphasis Below (29-31)

Emphasis: Mechanical Emphasis (29)

Total required credits with this emphasis: 63

Emphasis: Technology (31)

Total required credits with this emphasis: 65

Required Credits: 64-66

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AAS in Automotive Technology

Department: Transportation Technology

Contact: Brent Reese
Phone: (435) 893-2215
Email: brent.reese@snow.edu 

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/trans

Department’s catalog page: https://www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_trans.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

Outcomes:

Students who complete an AAS degree or specific courses in any or all of the eight ASE areas in Automotive Technology at Snow College will

Program Requirements:

Core Courses:

Computer Requirement (3)

Communication Requirement (3)

Computation Requirement (3-4)

Human Relations Requirement (3)

Electives (consult with an advisor) (3-4)

Required Credits: 63-67

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AAS in Child Care Management

Department: Home & Family Studies

Program Contact: Danni Larsen
Phone: (435)-7487
Email: danni.larsen@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/hfst

Department’s catalog page: https://www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_hfst.html   

Program Description & Outcomes:  

Child Care Management offers specific training in the education and care of children ages newborn through 8 years of age. The program also offers important business skills needed to start and operate home or commercial child care services. Students who earn an AAS degree (which requires 63 semester hours of study and usually takes two years to complete) are eligible for job entry

This Child Care Management program offers practical and theoretical training for students desiring to be successful in home and family settings. 

Outcomes:

Students who complete the recommended Child Care Management curriculum at Snow College will be able to

Requirements:

Core Requirements (27):

A “C” grade or higher is required for each of the following core classes.

*Prerequisites Required

Marketing / Management Core Requirements (8):

Required Related Courses:

Electives:

Required Credits: 63

Related Programs:

 


 

AAS in Computer Information Systems - Networking

Department: Information Technology

Contact: Mike Medley
Phone: (435) 893-2264
Email: mike.medley@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/cis

Department’s catalog page: https://www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_itec.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

Snow College Computer Information Systems provides an engaging learning environment that prepares students for employment in the computer networking field through current, rigorous, and hands-on learning activities.

Computer Information Systems covers a broad range of career opportunities. You could be a IT network administrator, IT network analyst, IT project manager, or an IT network technician. Companies large and small need employees skilled in CIS-related specialties, resulting in extensive options for a successful career.

If you like working with information, a database administrator position might be a good career for you. If puzzles or math intrigue you, programming could be a good choice. The beauty of computer information systems is that you can choose your specialty in a demanding career field where there are ample career opportunities to choose from. In Utah the average salary for a Network Administrator is $67,380, a web developer could earn around $50,000 a year, computer programmers earn around $46,000 a year, and software engineering averages a competitive salary of $77,558.

Requirements:

AAS Core Courses (42):

Composition Requirement (3):

Computation Requirement (3):

Human Relations Requirement (3):

Electives (12-18 credits - choose 4-6 classes):

These courses come from the Certificate of Proficiency in Entrepreneurship.

Required Credits: 63

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AAS in Construction Management

Department: Construction Technology

Program Contact: Don Saltzman
Phone: (435)283-7577
Email: don.saltzman@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/cm

Department’s catalog page: www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_cnst.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

The Construction Management (CM) Program at Snow College offers students excellent, practical training in state-of-the-art residential and light commercial construction. Students develop or enhance their skills in areas such as cabinet making and millwork, rough and finish carpentry, architectural drafting (including Computer-aided drafting systems), computerized estimating and work scheduling. An advisory committee consisting of industry professionals is consulted regularly to enhance the program and keep its offerings current.

Students who enroll in this program must be in good mental and physical condition so they can perform required tasks. For some courses, a student must be able to lift 100 lbs., be able to climb ladders and scaffolding, and operate power equipment safely. Meeting these requirements will help students work towards a safe and rewarding career in the construction industry.

The two-year curriculum also includes management and business courses students need to become successful contractors, builders, carpenters, cabinetmakers, or subcontractors. In addition, the program offers a solid base for students who want to transfer into advance programs that lead to professional employment in the construction industry, such as industrial education, construction management, or architecture.

Requirements:

Construction Technology - Core Courses: (30 credits)

Construction Technology - choose 2-4 courses (6-12 Credits)

Business Courses - choose 4- 6 courses (12-19 Credits)

Communication Requirement - choose 1 of the following courses (3credits)

Computation Requirement - choose 1 of the following courses (3-4 credits)

Human Relations Requirement - choose 1 of the following courses (3 credits)

*recommended if student plans on obtaining a 4 year degree
+Students may earn a concurrent Certificate of Proficiency in Entrepreneurship by completing these 7 Business courses

 

Required Credits: 63

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AAS in Diesel & Heavy Duty Mechanics Technology

Department: Transportation Technology

Contact: Brent Reese
Phone: (435) 893-2215
Email: brent.reese@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/trans

Department’s catalog page: https://www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_trans.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

Outcomes

Students who complete an AAS in Diesel & Heavy Duty Mechanics Technology will be expected to demonstrate that they

For a description of this program and its outcomes, click here.

Requirements:

Core Courses:

Composition Requirement (3)

Computer Requirement (2-3)

Computation Requirement (3-4)

Human Relations Requirement (3)

Electives (as needed)

Required Credits: 63-65

Notes:

*A safety component is included in this course.

**CDL course can be taken by contacting Lon Wheelwright at (435) 283-7378. Refer to the Commercial Driver License section of this catalog.

Program Prerequisite:

Related Programs:

 


 

AAS in Equine Management

Department: Business

Program Contact: Jay Olsen
Phone: (435)283-7335
Email: jay.olsen@snow.edu 

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/business

Department’s catalog page: https://www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_bus.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

For a description of this program and its outcomes, click here.

Requirements:

Core Requirements:

Choose one Area of Emphasis (24)

Area of Emphasis: Equine Business Management

Area of Emphasis: Equine Production Management

Required Credits: 63

Related Programs:


 

AAS in Industrial Manufacturing Technology

Department: Industrial Technology

Program Contact: Alan Hart
Phone: (435)893-2250
Email: alan.hart@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/industrialtech

Department’s catalog page: www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_indm.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

For a description of this program and its outcomes, click here.

Requirements:

Core Courses:

Communication Requirement (3)

Computation Requirement (3-4)

Computer Requirement (3)

Human Relations Requirement (3)

Required Credits: 63-64

Related Programs:


 

AAS in Industrial Mechanics Technology

Department: Industrial Technology

Program Contact: Ken Avery
Phone: (435) 893-2225
Email: ken.avery@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/industrialtech

Department’s catalog page: www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_indm.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

This program is designed to give students a basic knowledge of maintaining and repairing a variety of machines and mechanical systems. Through lecture and practical lab experience students will learn the industrial mechanics skills needed in today’s industry.

Students pay regular college tuition plus the cost of tools, coveralls, and safety equipment during their training. The purchased equipment is the personal property of the student.

As an industrial mechanic, students will be maintaining and repairing a wide variety of machines, mechanical systems including factory machinery, food processing machinery, textile machinery, transportation equipment, and metal fabrication machinery. Students will diagnose mechanical pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical problems. Students will be working with mathematics, blueprint reading, welding, electronics, and computers.

Students will be required to pass an entrance test with math and reading scores of an appropriate level. If the scores are too low, students will need to plan extra time to build those skills upon entering the program.

Outcomes:

Students who complete an AAS degree in Industrial Mechanics Technology will be expected to demonstrate that they have acquired skills/knowledge in the following areas:

Requirements:

Core Courses (58)

Communication Requirement (Choose One)

Computation Requirement (3)

Computer Requirement (3)

Human Relations Requirement (3)

Required Credits: 69

 

Related Programs:

 


 

AAS in Machine Tool Technology

Department: Industrial Technology

Contact: Alan Hart
Phone: (435) 893-2250
Email: alan.hart@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/industrialtech

Department’s catalog page: www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_indm.html 

Program Description & Outcomes:  

Snow College offers a Machine Tool Technology program of 63 semester hours of instruction that prepares students to meet job entry requirements.

The machine tool program is designed to give students a basic knowledge of machining skills. Items covered include: math, blueprint reading, conventional lathe and mill operation, feeds and speeds, grinder operation, and the operation of computer numerical control (CNC) lathes and mills. Through lecture and practical lab experience, students can learn the machine tool operation skills needed in today’s industry.

Students pay regular college tuition plus the cost of tools and safety equipment during their training. The purchased equipment is the personal property of the student.

An Associate of Applied Science degree is offered in this program.

Exact course descriptions and hours for the Snow College Machine Tool Technology program match with other state schools and use national and international curriculum and task lists. There has been a working relationship between institutions to accept student hours and credit. Students have received training at Snow College Richfield campus, formerly SVATC, since 1993. 

Students will be required to pass an entrance test with math and reading scores of an appropriate level. If the scores are too low, students will need to plan extra time to build those skills before entering the program.

Outcomes:

Students who complete an AAS degree in Machine Tool Technology at Snow College will be expected to demonstrate that they:

Requirements:

Core Courses:

Composition Requirement (Choose One)

Computation Requirement (3)

Computer Requirement (3)

Human Relations Requirement (3)

Required Credits: 65

Suggested Electives:

Related Programs: 

 


 

AAS in Natural Resources

Department: Natural Resources

Program Contact: Chad Dewey
Phone: (4353)283-7337
Email: chad.dewey@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edunatres

Department’s catalog page: hwww.snow.edu/catalog/dept_nr.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is a highly field-based program that prepares students for direct employment upon graduation. It accomplishes this by having students involved in government and private agency projects coupled with pertinent classroom instruction. The program prepares students to have an employment edge by providing certifications, instruction, experience, and knowledge required to be directly employable without the need for extensive on-the-job training. The program is designed to get students immediately involved in fieldwork through internships with public and private organizations such as the Forest Service, BLM, state agencies, and industrial organizations. Students will take fewer General Education (GE) classes, and focus more towards natural resources related courses. 

Requirements:

In addition to the courses that fulfill the core requirements (no double dipping), students should take a short-term training course and take at least 30 credits from the clusters below with at least one course from each cluster.

Core Classes (31):

Short-Term Training (specific to each student) (1-3):

Cluster Requirement (30):

Wildlife and Ecology Cluster (24)

Agriculture - Range Cluster (24)

Hydrology - Geology Cluster (12)

Navigation and GIS Cluster

Certification Cluster (11)

Required Credits: 63

Notes:

 * Lab is required for the course.

Related Programs: 

 


 

AAS in Salon Business

Department: Services Technology

Contact: Teri Mason
Phone: (435) 893-2261
Email: teri.mason@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/stec

Department’s catalog page: www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_stec.html 

Program Description & Outcomes:  

The Cosmetology/Barbering Technology program is designed to prepare students for direct employment in cosmetology, barbering salons and/or prepare them to open new salon businesses.  This program includes 1600 clock time hours of instruction required by the State of Utah for licensure. Students are prepared to take the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology Licensure Examination required for licensure.

Students learn to communicate with customers, analyze skin, hair and nails, perform the duties of hair cutting, coloring, styling, chemical texture services, basic skin and nail services and all other services offered in a licensed salon.

This program is intended for students interested in working in cosmetology/barbering salons as a cosmetologist, barber, nail technician, salon manager or business owner. Students earning the A.A.S. Salon Business degree will be prepared to run their own business, execute sales promotions, maintain necessary financial reports and other skills associated with maintaining a successful salon business.

Outcomes:

Students who complete an AAS in Salon Business at Snow College will be expected to demonstrate that they have knowledge of/and an understanding in the following areas:

Admission Requirements:

Students must apply for admission into this program. To see this program’s admission’s requirements, click here.

Requirements:

Required Credits: 63

Notes:

For the Communication, Computation and Human Relations requirements, there are other courses available with department chair approval.

Related Program: 


 

AAS in Teaching English as a Second Language

Department: Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Program Contact: Diane Ogden
Phone: (435)283-7436
Email: diane.ogden@snow.edu

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/tesl

Department’s catalog page: www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_tesl.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

Outcomes

Requirements:

GE Requirements

TESL Requirements

Elective

Complete enough elective credits to fulfill the 63 credit degree requirement. 

Required Credits: 63

Notes:

*Students who are pursuing an AAS must take courses in two different foreign languages, one of which must be 4 credits at 1020 or above. Students who are pursuing an AA must take 4 credits of one foreign language numbered 1020 or above.

Related Programs: 

 


 

AAS in Welding Technology

Department: Industrial Technology

Contact: Alan Palmer
Phone: (435) 893-2220
Email: alan.palmer@snow.edu 

Department’s webpage: www.snow.edu/industrialtech

Department’s catalog page: www.snow.edu/catalog/dept_indm.html

Program Description & Outcomes:  

Snow College offers a Welding Technology program of approximately 63 semester hours of instruction, which prepares the student to meet job entry requirements. This program covers all welding processes commonly used in the fabrication, repair, and construction industries. It is taught by welding on both plate and pipe, and using ferrous and non-ferrous materials.

Students pay regular college tuition plus the cost of tools, coveralls, and safety equipment during their training. The purchased equipment is the personal property of the student.

Students have two options. They may obtain (1) an Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Technology, or (2) complete any one or more of specific Welding courses without completing the degree.

Exact course descriptions and hours for the Welding Technology program match with other state schools and use national and international curriculum and task lists. There has been a working relationship between institutions to accept student hours and credit.

Outcomes:

Students who complete an AAS Welding Technology at Snow College will demonstrate that they

Program Requirements:

Core Classes (49)

Computation Requirement (Choose one)

Composition Requirement (Choose One)

Computer Requirement (3)

Human Relations Requirement (3)

Electives

Required Credits: 63

Notes:

For the Composition, Computation, and Human Relations requirements, other courses are available with department approval.