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
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
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
& Refri2geration
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