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 County Public Schools Technical College, Lake Technical College, Technical Education Center Osceola (TECO), the Orlando Utilities Commission 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.

This unique program provides opportunities for students from Orange County Public Schools Technical College, Lake Technical College or TECO to earn college credit toward this degree for completing one of the following approved postsecondary certificate or apprenticeship programs: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating, Automotive Collision Repair, Automotive Service Technology & Advanced Automotive Technology, Barbering, Building Construction Technologies, Cosmetology, Diesel Technology, Digital Photography, Electricity, Fashion Technology & Production Services, Interior Decorating Services, Machining Technologies, Marketing, Merchandising & Parts Operations I & II, Welding and Apprenticeships in Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating, Brick & Block Masonry, Building Maintenance, Electrician, Electrical, Fire Sprinkler Systems, Industrial Pipefitter, Mechanical, Plumbing Technology and Structural Steel. 

Students from Orange County Public Schools Technical College, Lake Technical College or TECO 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 3 years will receive 24 credits.

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.

Employees from Lynx who have completed the Certified Transit Technician (CTT) programs 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. Employees who complete the Transit Technician III program will also receive an additional 3 credit hours for a total of 27 credit hours.

To have the credit awarded, eligible students should contact a Business academic department or a Career Program Advisor on a Valencia campus as soon as you enroll in the program to go over the requirements. For more information, visit the Valencia Web site at valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreements.

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.

Technical Certificates

The Supervision and Management A.S. degree also offers the following college credit certificate programs.  These certificate programs 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 certificate programs are embedded in the A.S. degree. Click on the Certificate tab at the top of the page for more information about the course requirements.

  • 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

Contact Enrollment Services at enrollment@valenciacollege.edu or call 407-582-1507.

Current Students

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 Courses
Articulated Credit for Industrial Related Programs will be 20 or 24 or 27 credits based upon the following:20-27
Orange County Tech Centers and TECO of Osceola District Schools 1
Orlando Utilities Commission 2
Articulated Credit for Approved Registered Apprenticeship Programs will be 24 credits for programs of at least 3 years
Certified Transit Technician (CTT) Programs 3
ENC 1101FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I +*~3
GEB 1011INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathematicsSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement +*~3
Intermediate Courses
Gen. Ed. Elective ~3
Social ScienceSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement ~3
HumanitiesSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement ~3
Advanced Courses
MAN 2021PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT *3
MAR 2011PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING *3
Industrial Management Technology Electives3-10
Total Credit Hours60
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

~

This is a general education course.

1

Students will be awarded 27 credits based on the completion of a program consisting of 1500 or more program hours.

Students will be awarded 24 credits based on the completion of a program consisting of 900-1450 program hours.

2

Students will be awarded 20 credits based on the completion of a program consisting of 560 hours.

3

Students will be awarded 24 credits for completing both the Transit Technician I and Transit Technician II Programs.

Students will be awarded an additional 3 credits for completing the Transit Technician III Program.

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Industrial Management Technology Electives
ACG 2021CPRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *3
APA 1111CBASIC ACCOUNTING3
BUL 2241BUSINESS LAW I *3
CGS 2091CSOCIAL, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY3
ECO 1000BASIC ECONOMICS 13
FIN 2000PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE3
GEB 2941INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN BUSINESS (not available to OUC students) *1-4
INP 1301PSYCHOLOGY IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
MAN 2300INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT3
MKA 2021PRINCIPLES OF SELLING *3
MKA 2511ADVERTISING *3
MTB 1103BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3
SBM 1000SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT3
SLS 1303JOB SEARCH (not available to OUC students)1
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

This course may be used for Industrial Management Technology Electives credit if not being used as a General Education requirement.

Notes:

Several Florida public universities provide opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a Bachelor’s degree. All of Valencia’s A.S. degrees will transfer into the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree offered at UCF’s regional campuses, as well as other universities. For more information on UCF’s B.A.S. degree, go to regionalcampuses.ucf.edu/program/applied-science.

For other transfer options that may be available, go to valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/transferagreements.cfm. Students who want to continue their education should contact their university of choice for acceptance of this degree.

For students who are interested in pursuing UCF’s B.A.S. degree, 36 credit hours of general education courses will be required. Students will also have to fulfill the state’s foreign language requirement, which is two years of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same college-level foreign language.

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