Jan 17, 2022
Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in composition, reading, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses in this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details see the Academic Placement and Testing section.
Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.
The Applied Engineering degree is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle. Some courses may only be available using distance learning modalities.
Learn more about the Applied Engineering Program.
General Education Requirements
Automation and Instrumentation
Please note: students who select this emphasis may be 3 credits short for the AAS requirements and will need to choose an additional elective.
Oil and Gas
Please note: students who select this emphasis may be 9 credits short for the AAS requirements and will need to choose additional electives.
Please note: students who select this emphasis may be 7 credits short for the AAS requirements and will need to choose additional electives.
Minimum Hours Required
Minimum Credits Required (61-62)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (1185-1245)
Applied Engineering Programs
These programs bring together skill sets that prepare students for entry-level employment in the rapidly growing field of energy, including non-renewable areas related to oil and gas production, renewable energy, and sustainability. Additionally, students already employed in energy or related fields can receive additional skills for career advancement. Students learn in an interactive, hands-on lab setting focusing on natural gas and petroleum production, developing alternative energy solutions, and renewable energy technologies. These certificates are offered at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle.
Applied Engineering Programs:
Add a Bachelors to this degree!
Boost the professional value of your technical degree and expertise with our Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) - Leadership & Management (BAS) degree.
Our BAS degree is designed to enhance the value of your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree by developing the professional leadership skills needed to progress to a management level position in your chosen technical area.
◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course
✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees
Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).