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Academic Programs

Degree Programs

Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.)

The Associate in Arts, English Degree is offered to students who wish to transfer to a four-year college with English Literature and/or Writing as an area of focus. The credits listed the degree are part of the total credits required to graduate.

Associate in Arts Degree, English
    Option: Journalism


The Associate in Arts Degree is offered to students who choose a general Liberal Arts program and wish to transfer to a four-year college. The credits listed under options are part of the total credits required to graduate. Students who major in A.A. Liberal Arts may choose from the following Options:

A.A. in Liberal Arts

  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Generalist / Humanities
  • Musical Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Studio Arts
  • Teacher Education
  • Theater


Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)

The Associate in Science Degree is also offered to students who wish to transfer to four-year colleges. Each associate in science degree program requires a General Education core of thirty (30) credits. Students may choose to earn an A.S. in the following disciplines:

A.S. in Applied Computer Science

A.S. in Business Administration

  • Accounting / Management / Marketing 
  • Hospitality Management
  • Management Information Systems

A.S. in Engineering Science

A.S. in Environmental Sustainability

A.S. in Health Science

A.S. in Homeland Security

A.S. in Human Services

  • Generalist (Human Services)
  • Gerontology
  • Mental Health
  • Pre-Social Work and Counseling

A.S. in Liberal Arts (see below)

A.S. in Medical Informatics

A.S. in Occupational Therapy Assistant

A.S. in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment

A.S. in Public Health


Associate in Science (A.S.) in Liberal Arts Degree

This Degree is for those students who desire a concentration in any of the sciences, mathematics, engineering science, or other related fields and who plan to transfer to a four-year institution. For ease of transfer, the curriculum is based in the liberal arts allowing students to complete General Education requirements. It is designed to fit the curricula of science programs at other colleges.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic scientific laws and theories.
  • Apply the scientific method to problem solving.
  • Apply mathematical skills and reasoning to scientific problems.
  • Perform scientific investigations while properly utilizing laboratory equipment and instruments in a safe and effective manner.
  • Analyze experimental data based on recording observations and collecting data.
  • Write lab and class reports using scientific terminology.
  • Transfer to a baccalaureate program.

Students who major in A.S. Liberal Arts may choose from the following options:

  • Biology
  • Exercise Science
  • Mathematics
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Science


Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

This degree is for students who plan to enter a career field upon graduation. Students who wish to continue studies leading to a four-year degree should know that four-year colleges usually decide on a course-by-course basis whether to accept credits for transfer. Each associate in applied science degree program requires a General Education core of twenty (20) credits as well as courses in career or technical areas. The associate in applied science degree offers academic programs and options in the following areas:

A.A.S. in Accounting

A.A.S. in American Sign Language—English Interpreter Training Program

A.A.S. in Criminal Justice

A.A.S. in Culinary Arts

A.A.S. in Digital Media Production and Distribution

A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education

A.A.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology

A.A.S. in Fire Science Technology

A.A.S. in Graphic Design

A.A.S. in Health Information Management

A.A.S. in Information Technology

  • Network Administration
  • Technical Support
  • Web and Mobile Development

A.A.S. in Music Technology

A.A.S. in Nurse Education
      Option: LPN Mobility

A.A.S. in Pastry and Baking

A.A.S. in Radiography

A.A.S. in Technical Studies