The Manufacturing and Applied Technology Pathway is a good fit for hands-on, detail oriented students with communication, reasoning, and trouble shooting skills who enjoy working with computers, machinery and other types of technology. Academic programs in this pathway can lead to careers in electronics, tooling, manufacturing, automotive technology, HVAC, industrial maintenance, welding, plastics, and quality science among others.
The pathway associate degree is designed to help students deciding on their academic and career goals to identify an area of interest. It is also designed for students who are interested in transferring to a college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in an area where GRCC does not have an academic program. This degree can be customized to meet individual student’s needs. It also allows students to fulfill general education and graduation requirements at GRCC and transfer to a 4-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree.
Career programs are designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in a specific career field. These programs include both associate degrees and certificates and are not intended for transfer. Career Assoicate Degree programs meet the GRCC graduation requirements, but do not require completion of all of the GRCC general education requirements.
Career & Transfer Programs
Career and transfer programs are designed both to prepare students for entry into specific careers and professions and transfer to a college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. These associate degree programs meet both the GRCC graduation and general education requirements.