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.

Interested students should meet with a JCCC counselor as early as possible.

(Major Code 2980; State CIP Code 49.0208)

Railroad Science Program web page

Associate of Applied Science Degree

General Education Requirements

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

Railroad Core Requirements

CMGT 100Industrial Safety/OSHA-303
or CMGT 150 Construction Safety/OSHA-30
RRT 120History of Railroading3
RRT 121Railroad Technical Careers3
RRT 150Railroad Operations3
RRT 165Railroad Safety, Quality and Environment3
Total Hours15
Railroad Technical Electives11
NOTE: Railroad Technical electives are any course with RREL, RRIT or RRTC prefix.
Business Related Electives12
NOTE: Business electives are any course with BUS, BLAW, MKT, CPCA prefix.
Total Hours33
Total Program Hours: 63