60 credit hours.
This degree program is available only to students who have been admitted to the Illinois Laborers & Contractors program. For additional information concerning the Laborer Apprenticeship program, students should contact the Illinois Laborers & Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program at (217) 773-2741.
The Laborer Apprentice Associate in Applied Science degree program was established for the purpose of providing increased educational opportunities for laborer apprentices working towards their journeyman certification. The Associate of Applied Science degree program will add additional coursework in general education to help expand his or her Journeyperson education and training and the education component of the degree. He or she will also earn the Associate of Applied Science degree from Heartland Community College.