2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Piping Trades, AAS


CODE: PPF-AAS     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: NOT eligible


RESTRICTED ENTRY PROGRAM
Students MUST be indentured in the United Association Piping Trades Apprenticeship Program before enrolling in classes. Special consideration will be given students who complete the Piping Trades Associate of Applied Science if they are affected by the retroactive six year rule. For further information, contact the Division of Apprenticeship Studies at 702-651-4127.

DESCRIPTION
This degree prepares students to take the Journeyman Piping Trades exam administered by the United Association. Along with special program courses, academic skills emphasizing math, science, and human relations components are stressed to prepare students to meet the challenges common in the work place.

 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Comprehend and utilize all applicable pipe trades tools.
  2. Comprehend and utilize formulas used in the calculations of all phases of the piping trades.
  3. Install all necessary equipment to complete any piping system.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and repair any problems that arise in piping systems.
  5. Successfully pass Journeyman Pipe Trade exams administered by the United Association and the Clark County Building Department.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 28


300-level and above courses cannot be used to satisfy GE requirements.

Mathematics (4 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 32


Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements.

Any PPF journeyman course offered for credit may be substituted for any of the above PPF apprentice courses. Please contact the program coordinator for more details.