Supervision and Management for Industry

Associate in Science Degree (CIP# 1652020501)

Valencia's Supervision and Management for Industry program is an articulated program with Orange and Osceola Technical College, Lake Technical College, Orlando Utilities Commission, Valencia's Advanced Manufacturing Center, and Lynx that enables students to pursue college-level work that is appropriate for supervisory and management roles and upward mobility in their respective fields of training. It also provides individuals who are currently working in industry with the business skills they need to advance or become self-employed in their respective fields.

Orange, Osceola and Lake Technical College: Students from Orange and Osceola Technical College, as well as Lake Technical College can earn college credit toward this degree for completing one of the following approved career certificate programs: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating, Advanced Automotive Technology - Toyota, Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing, Automotive Service Technology I & II, Barbering, Cosmetology, Diesel Systems Technology I & II, Digital Photography, Electricity, Fashion Technology & Production Services, Machining Technologies, Pharmacy Technician, Plumbing Technology and Welding - Applied Welding Technologies. Approved Apprenticeship programs: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology, Brick & Block Masonry, Building Maintenance, Electrical, Fire Sprinkler Systems Technology, Industrial Pipefitter, Mechanical, Plumbing and Structural Steel. 

Students from Orange and Osceola Technical College as well as Lake Technical College are eligible to receive 24 - 27 credits toward the technical skills training requirement in this degree. Students will be awarded 27 credits for completing a Technical College program consisting of 1500 or more hours; or 24 credits for completing a program consisting of 900 - 1450 hours. Students completing an approved apprenticeship of at least 2 years will receive 27 credits.

Valencia's Advanced Manufacturing Center: Students from Valencia's Advanced Manufacturing Center who have completed the following approved programs can earn college credit toward this degree: Electronic Board Assembly (EBA), Computer Numerical Control Machinist (CNC), or Welding I and II programs. Students are eligible to receive 6 - 24 credits toward the degree.

Orlando Utilities Commission: Employees from Orlando Utilities Commission who have completed training the Line Technician I program are eligible to receive 20 credits toward this degree (15 credits for the 560 hours of training, plus 4 credits for GEB 2941 INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN BUSINESS and 1 credit for SLS 1303 JOB SEARCH).

Lynx: Students who have completed the Certified Transit Technician (CTT) programs from Lynx are eligible to receive credit toward this degree, and will be awarded 24 credit hours for completion of both the Transit Technician I and Transit Technician II programs. Students who complete the Transit Technician III program will also receive an additional 3 credit hours for a total of 27 credit hours.

Students who have completed a similar training program from another institution within three years, and have earned the required industry license and/or certification(s) may also be eligible to receive credit. Please see the Career Program Advisor in your academic department for more information on the eligibility requirements and the award of credit.

To learn more about Valencia’s award of credit options for this program, visit valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/credit_octc.cfm

Start Right

Degree-seeking students enrolling at Valencia for the first time will have a limited range of courses from which to choose for their first 18 college-level credits. Within the first 18 college credit hours, you will be required to take ENC1101 (3 credits), and if applicable, SLS 1122 (3 credits) and a mathematics course appropriate to your selected meta-major (3 credits).  The remaining courses will be chosen from the General Education Core Courses in humanities (3 credits), science (3 credits), or social science (3 credits), and/or the introductory courses within the A.S. degree programs. For specific courses see the Foundation Courses on the “Program Requirements” tab. For course sequencing recommendations, see your Career Program Advisor or create an education plan by logging into Atlas, clicking on the LifeMap tab and clicking My Education Plan.

College Credit Technical Certificates

The Supervision and Management A.S. degree also offers the following college credit certificate programs.  These certificates can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for entry-level employment or to upgrade your skills for job advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less, and all of the courses in the certificates are embedded in the A.S. degree. You can earn the certificates as you progress through your A.S. Degree or as a separate, stand-alone credential. Click on the Certificate tab at the top of the page for more information about the certificates that are offered.

  • Operations Support and Services (9 credits) (CIP # 0652020502)

Potential Careers

  • First Line Supervisor or Manager of Industrial Related Jobs

Salary & Earnings Information

For salary and wage information, visit: www.floridawages.com.

Contacts

Future Students

To learn more about this program, contact Enrollment Services at enrollment@valenciacollege.edu or 407-582-1507 or visit valenciacollege.edu/supervision-and-management-for-industry/.

Current Students

Contact the campus Career Program Advisor below for more information:

East Campus
Storm Russo, Program Chair: 407-582-2348
srusso@valenciacollege.edu
Kerry-Ann Rawls, Career Program Advisor: 407-582-2068
krawls2@valenciacollege.edu

West Campus
Cheri Cutter, Program Chair: 407-582-1322
ccutter1@valenciacollege.edu
Genevieve Hall, Career Program Advisor: 407-582-1239
ghall13@valenciacollege.edu

Osceola Campus
Stanton Reed, Program Chair: 407-582-4224
sreed21@valenciacollege.edu
Claudia Zequeira, Career Program Advisor: 407-582-4172
czequeira@valenciacollege.edu

Program Outcomes

  • Perform the management functions
  • Compare selected theories of management
  • Perform the functions in the marketing mix
  • Use basic business application software
  • Assess ethical issues in business situations
Foundation Courses6
ENC 1101FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I +*~3
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
Intermediate Courses12
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathematicsSee Gen. Ed. Requirement +*~3
SLS 1122New Student Experience3
Advanced Courses12
Social ScienceSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement ~3
HumanitiesSee Gen. Ed. Core or Institutional Requirement ~3
MAN 2021Principles Of Management *3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
Articulated Credits Awarded 9-27
Please refer to one of the approved programs for the number of articulated credits eligible.
Supervision and Management for Industry Electives3-21
The number of electives required will be based on the number of articulated credits that you receive.
Total Credit Hours60
Supervision and Management for Industry Electives
APA 1111CBASIC ACCOUNTING3
ACG 2021CPRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *3
ACG 2460CComputer Accounting II *3
ACG 2071CPRINCIPLES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING *3
BUL 2241Business Law I *3
CGS 2091CSOCIAL, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY3
CTS 1142CINFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT *3
CTS 1155CInt to Cust Svc and Help Desk3
ECO 1000Basic Economics 13
FIN 2000Principles of Finance3
FIN 2051International Finance *3
GEB 2941Intern Explor in Business *1-4
GEB 2112ENTREPRENEURSHIP *3
GEB 1350Intro: International Business3
INP 1301Psychology In Bus-Industry3
MAN 2300Intro To Human Resources Mgmt3
MAR 2150International Marketing *3
MNA 2320Hum Res Recruitment/Staffing *3
MNA 2403Human Resource Mgmt Law *3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
MKA 2511Advertising *3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics3
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
SLS 1303Job Search1
SLS 1301Career Development3
GEB 2942Internship in Business *1-4
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY1-3
ETI 1XXX Essential Workplace Skills1

Supervision and Management for Industry Articulated Elective Credits Awarded for Approved Program Pathways:

Electronic Board Assembly - Accelerated (210 hours)Upon the completion of this program and receiving the required certifications from International Printed Circuits (IPC), students are eligible to receive 6 credits for the following courses
SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY3
Total Credit Hours6
Electronic Board Assembly (410 hours)Upon the completion of this program and receiving the Certified Production Technician Certification, as well as the required certifications from IPC, students are eligible to receive 11 credits for the following courses
SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY8
Total Credit Hours11
Welding I and II (1050 hours) Upon the completion of this program and receiving the required certifications from the American Welding Society, students are eligible to receive 24 credits for the following courses
SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY21
Total Credit Hours24
Computer Numerical Control Machinist (460 hours) Upon the completion of this program and receiving the CNC Technician Certification, as well as the required certifications from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills, students are eligible to receive 12 credits for the following courses
SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY9
Total Credit Hours12
Orlando Utilities Commission, Line Technician I (750 hours) Upon the completion of this program and becoming a Certified Line Technician, students are eligible to receive 20 credits for the following courses which includes credit for work experience
SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY17
Total Credit Hours20
Transit Technicians I & II Upon the completion of both the Transit Technician I and II programs (1240 hours), and becoming a certified Transit Technician, students are eligible to receive 24 credits for the following courses
SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY21
Total Credit Hours24
Mechatronics (600 hours)Upon the completion of this program, and receiving the required certifications from the Packaging Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), students are eligible to receive 16 credits for the following courses.
SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY13
Total Credit Hours16

Orange and Osceola Technical College programs consisting of (900 - 1450) clock hours: 

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating (1350 Hours)                                                                                                                                                  
  • Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing (1400 Hours)
  • Automotive Service Technology I (1050 Hours)       
  • Barbering (1200 Hours)                                                
  • Cosmetology (1200 Hours)
  • Digital Photography Technology (1050 Hours)
  • Diesel Systems Technology I (Med/Heavy Duty Truck/Bus Technician) (1050 Hours)
  • Electricity (1200 Hours)
  • Fashion Technology & Production Services (1050 Hours)
  • Pharmacy Technician (1050 Hours)
  • Plumbing Technology (960 Hours)
  • Welding (Applied Welding Technologies) (1050 hours)

Upon Successful completion of one of the approved programs listed above and with the required licensure, certification or portfolio assessment, students are eligible to receive 24 credits for the following courses:

SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY21
Total Credit Hours24

Orange and Osceola Technical College programs consisting of (1,500 – 1,800) clock hours:

  • Advanced Automotive Technology - Toyota (2400 Hours)
  • Automotive Service Technology II (1800 Hours)
  • Diesel Systems Technology II (Med/Heavy Duty Truck/Bus Technician) (1800 Hours)
  • Machining Technologies (1500 Hours)

Registered Apprenticeship programs of at least 2 years:

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Technology                              
  • Brick & Block Masonry                                                                            
  • Building Maintenance                                                                                                   
  • Electrical
  • Fire Sprinkler Systems Technology
  • Industrial Pipefitter
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • Structural Steel

Upon Successful completion of one of the approved programs listed above and with the required licensure, certification and school transcripts, students are eligible to receive 27 credits for the following courses:

SLS 1301Career Development3
ETI 2943PRACTICUM IN TECH INDUSTRY24
Total Credit Hours27

Notes:

Students who have completed a similar training program within three years, and have earned the required industry license or certification(s), may also be eligible to receive credit. Please see the Career Program Advisor in your academic department for more information on the eligibility requirements.

Upon earning the Supervision and Management A.S. degree, you can continue at Valencia to complete the B.A.S. degree in Business & Organizational Leadership.  Additional education at the bachelor’s level can enhance your skills and create more career opportunities. Students who wish to continue their education should consult with their Career Program Advisor to discuss transfer options and requirements, and determine the best education plan for their career goals.

Students wishing to transfer credits from this program to another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the transfer institution for acceptance of this degree.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

Operations Support and Services

Technical Certificate

This program prepares students for entry level employment in the area of operations support and/or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in this area. The content includes but is not limited to communication skills, supervision skills, employability skills, and general business procedures and operation.

Program Outcomes

  • Use basic business applications software

  • Compare selected theories of management

GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS3
Total Credit Hours9