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Associate in Applied Science

Occupational Education - Curriculum

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Blue River
MCC-Business & Technology
MCC-Maple Woods
MCC-Penn Valley

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

A.A.S. Occupational Education

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
BIOL 101
CHEM 107
PHYS 101
General Biology ~or~
Preparatory General Chemistry ~or~
Introductory Physics
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
HIST 120
HIST 121

POLS 135
POLS 136
POLS 137
United States History to 1865 ~and~
United States History Since 1865
Two of the following:
Introduction to Political Science ~or~
Introduction to U. S.  National Politics ~or~
Introduction to State and Local Politics
MATH 119
MATH 120
College Mathematics ~or~
College Algebra
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Any course numbered 100 or higher from the following disciplines: ART, ANTH, COMM, ECON, ENGL, Foreign Language, GEOG (except 104 or 110 and GIS courses), HIST, HUMN, MUSI, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, SIGN, SOSC, SOCI, THEA 3-5
Technical Education:
Must focus on a specific occupational area (Any combination of formal college coursework, occupational certification or CBEX) 24
Professional Education*:
Choose three of the following:  Must be taken at a one of the four-year teacher education institutions.  
CTE 4140 New Teacher Institute or  
CTE 4110 Foundations of CTE  

CTE 4145 Curriculum Construction in CTE

CTE 4160 Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education             

CTE 4165 Performance Assessment in Career and CTE                           CTE 4150 Vocational Guidance or                     

CTE 4200 Coordination of Cooperative Education

PSY 4200 Psychology of the Exceptional Child or

EDSP 2100 Education of the Exceptional Child

EDFL 2200 Educational Psychology

Total Credit Hours 67-69
Please check with the University of Central Missouri Career & Technology Education Department. (
Last Modified: 9/24/19