Minimum Competency Requirements

Minimum competency requirements for ECC's academic programs.

Minimum Competency Chart


Academic DepartmentProgram NameCredential EarnedReadingWritingMathPSB-HOA
Exam
University Transfer
  Associate in Arts AA Yes Yes Yes No
  Associate in Engineering Science AES Yes Yes Yes No
  Associate in Fine Arts-Art AFA Yes Yes Yes No
  Associate in Fine Arts- Music AFA Yes Yes Yes No
  Associate in Liberal Studies ALS Yes Yes Yes No
  Associate in Science AS Yes Yes Yes No
Career/Technical
Accounting Accounting AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Bookkeeping Certificate Yes Yes Yes No
Automotive Automotive Electrical Specialist Certificate No No No No
  Auto Heating & Air Conditioning Certificate No No No No
  Automotive Service Technology AAS Recommended Recommended No No
  Brake and Suspension Specialist Certificate No No No No
  Engine Mechanical Repair Specialist Certificate No No No No
  Engine Performance Specialist Certificate No No No No
  Transmission & Drivetrain Specialist Certificate No No No No
Business Business AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Advanced Entrepreneurship Certificate Yes Yes Yes No
  Intermediate Entrepreneurship Certificate No No Yes No
  Introductory Entrepreneurship Certificate No No No No
  Supervisory
& Administrative
Certificate No No No No
  Supervisory & Administrative Certificate No No No No
  Marketing Certificate No No No No
  Retail Management Certificate No No No No
  Customer Relationship Management Certificate No No No No
Clinical Laboratory Technology Clinical Laboratory Assistant Certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes
  Clinical Laboratory Technology AAS Yes Yes Yes Yes
Phlebotomy Phlebotomy Certificate No No No Yes
Communication Design Adobe Creative Suite Certificate No No No No
  Graphic Design AAS Recommended Recommended No No
  Videography & Motion Graphics AAS Yes Yes No No
  Videography Certificate No No No No
  Web Design Certificate No No No No
Computer Integrated Manufacturing CNC Operator Certificate No No Yes No
  Computer Integrated Manufacturing Option AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No
  Computer Integrated Manufacturing Certificate No No Yes No
  Industrial  Manufacturing Technology AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No
  Machine Tool Operations Certificate No No Yes No
  Machine Tool Technology AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No
  Mold Making Certificate No No Yes No
  Tool and Die Making Certificate No No Yes No
Computer Aided Design/Drafting Architectural Design Certificate No No No No
  AutoCAD Certificate No No No No
  Computer Aided Design Certificate No No No No
  Computer Aided Design AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Practicing Professional- ProE Certificate No No No No
  Revit Certificate No No No No
  Solid works Certificate No No No No
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice AAS Yes Yes No No
  Digital Forensics AAS Yes Yes No No
  Digital Forensics Certificate No No No No
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Cook Assistant/Baker Assistant Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Cook Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Culinary Arts AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Restaurant Management AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Prep Cook Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Restaurant Supervisor Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Restaurant Operations Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Pastry Arts AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Bakery Supervisor Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Baker Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Ice Carving Certificate Yes No Yes No
  Decorative Pastry Certificate Yes No Yes No
Dental Assisting Clinical Dental Assisting Certificate Yes Yes No Yes
  Dental Office Aide Certificate Yes Yes No Yes
  Preclinical Dental Assisting Certificate Yes Yes No Yes
Digital Technologies Computer Information Systems AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Office Admin Technology Professional AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Office Admin Technology Professional Certificate No No No No
  Office Admin Technology Professional Certificate No No No No
  Legal Office Admin Technology Professional AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Legal Office Assistant Certificate Yes Yes No No
  Medical Office Admin Technology Professional AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Medical Office Assistant Certificate Yes Yes Yes No
Education Education-Early Childhood AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Education-Early Childhood Certificate Yes Yes Yes No
  Education-Early Childhood Certificate No No No No
Emergency Services Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic Certificate No No No Yes
  Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Certificate No No No No
  Fire Officer I Certificate No No No No
  Fire Science Certificate No No No No
  Fire Science & Safety AAS Yes Yes No No
  Fire Science & Safety Certificate No No No No
  Basic Operations Firefighter Certificate No No No No
  Public Safety Communications (PSC Certificate No No No No
  Public Safety Communications Certificate Yes Yes No No
Energy Management Energy Management AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No
  Energy Management Certificate No No No No
  Renewable Energy AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No
  Renewable Energy Certificate No No No No
Health & Wellness Management Health & Wellness Management AAS Yes Yes Yes No
  Group Fitness Professional Certificate No No No No
  Personal Training Certificate No No No  No
Heating, Vent, A/C & Refrigeration Residential HVAC Systems Certificate No No No No
  Residential HVAC Service Technician Certificate No No No No
  Light Commercial Service Technician Certificate No No No No
  Heating, Air Conditioning
& Refrigeration
AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No
  Sheet Metal Mechanics Certificate No No No No
  HVAC Facilities Maintenance Technician Certificate No No No No
  Refrigeration Service Technician Certificate No No No No
Histotechnology Histotechnology AAS Yes Yes Yes Yes
  Histotechnology Certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes
Human Services Human Services Generalist Certificate Yes Yes No No
  Human Services Generalist AAS Yes Yes No No
  Human Services Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate Yes Yes No No
  Human Services Substance Abuse Counseling Option AAS Yes Yes No No
IST/Maintenance  Technology Automated Electronic Systems Certificate No No No No
  IST/Maintenance Technology AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No
  Industrial Maintenance Certificate No No No No
Massage Therapy Massage Therapy Certificate No No No Yes
Medical Imaging Radiography AAS Yes Yes Yes Yes
  Computed Tomography Certificate Graduate of JRCERT-
Accredited program required for admissions
     
  Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate Graduate of JRCERT-
accredited program required for admission
     
  Mammography Certificate Graduate of JRCERT-
accredited program required for admission
     
Music Music Production Certificate Yes Yes No No
Nursing Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program Certificate No No No Yes
  Nursing AAS Yes Yes Yes Yes
Paralegal Paralegal AAS Yes Yes No No
  Paralegal Certificate Associate of Arts or Bachelors required for graduation      
Physical Therapist Assistant Physical Therapist Assistant AAS Yes Yes Yes Yes
Surgical Technology Surgical Technology Certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes
Truck Driving Truck Driving Certificate No No No No
  Truck Driving Owner/Operator Certificate No No No No
  Certified Forklift Operator Certificate No No No No
Welding Arc Welding Certificate No No No No
  MIG Welding Certificate No No No No
  Welding Certificate No No No No
  Welding Certificate No No Yes No
  Welding Fabrication Technology AAS Recommended Recommended Yes No