Railroad Operations, AAS

The JCCC associate's degree program in Railroad Operations prepares the students with the foundational information and skills needed to serve in the railway industry.  The program will focus on the safe and proper procedures needing to be followed in the following career fields: carman, machinists, welders, conductors, or signal maintainers.

For more information visit the National Academy of Railroad Sciences.  Interested students should meet with a JCCC counselor as early as possible.

(Major Code 2980; State CIP Code 49.0208)

Railroad Science

Associate of Applied Science Degree

General Education Requirements

ENGL 121Composition I*3
Communications Elective3
Humanities Elective3
Social Science and/or Economics Elective3
Science and/or Math Elective3
Total Hours15
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Railroad Core Requirements

RRT 120History of Railroading3
RRT 121Railroad Technical Careers3
RRT 150Railroad Operations3
RRT 165Railroad Safety, Quality and Environment3
INDT 125Industrial Safety/OSHA 303
or INDT 150 Construction Safety/OSHA 30
Total Hours15
Railroad Technical Electives11
NOTE: Railroad Technical electives are any course with RREL, RRIT, RRTC, RRTM prefix.
Business Related Electives12
NOTE: Business electives are any course with BUS, MKT, CPCA prefix.
Electives10
Total Hours33

Total Program Hours: 63