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Degrees & Certificates

Explore your options and find the right program to help you achieve your goals.

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  • Learn the fundamentals of soil science, plant propagation and management and the business of landscaping. Combine lecture and classwork with hands-on training in a state-of-the-art greenhouse lab to prepare for a career in horticulture. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Fire Science

    Associate of Applied Science
    Gain the skills tested for Firefighter I and II certification and hazardous materials (hazmat) training along with driving, hydraulics, health and instructional methodologies. Learn how to anticipate fire behavior, analyze conditions and determine the safest course of action, hone quick thinking and effective response and make fire service a more valuable community resource.
  • French - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Arts
    Learn how to speak conversational French and interpret and present the language and integrate your ability with an understanding of French culture. Develop intercultural communication strategies across disciplines. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • General Aviation Pilot

    Associate of Applied Science
    Get experience in private pilot flight training and instrument rating, which teaches you to fly in more difficult weather conditions. Learn the fundamentals of commercial small aircraft or multi-engine aircraft flight and build the communication and professional skills that will help you launch your career in aviation.
  • General Studies

    Associate of General Studies
    This degree is unique because the field of study is determined by the student in consultation with a faculty advisor. Each student must develop a written statement of goals and objectives and specific courses needed to satisfy those objectives and will also complete general education courses.
  • Geography - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Arts
    Learn about the relationship between environments and human societies, the principles of topography, climate, natural resources, patterns of population and settlement, religion, ethnicity, language and economic development. Study globalization and the geopolitical and economic relationships between more developed and less developed regions. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Geology - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Science
    Combine lecture courses with hands-on laboratory time to study Earth’s materials, structure, and surface landforms, geologic time and the geologic processes responsible for Earth’s internal and external features. Learn about the development of Earth through geologic time along with an investigation and interpretation of sedimentary rocks and features, the record of ancient environments, fossil life forms and physical events in Earth’s history within the framework of plate tectonics. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Graphic Design and Rich Media

    Associate of Applied Science
    Learn web fundamentals for graphic designers, including HTML and web design and do a deep dive into Adobe design software used by industry professionals. Practice everything you’ve learned and build a portfolio you can show to potential employers and choose between an internship with a local company and an in-depth web presentation software class.
  • Prepare to begin a career in health and fitness upon graduation or continue your education with 60 credits that will successfully transfer to one of three participating four-year universities in Colorado. Study subjects including: personal health, nutrition, overall wellness, body movement, performance output, body composition, physiology, kinesiology and basic injury care and prevention.
  • History - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Arts
    Study events, peoples, groups, ideas, institutions and trends that have shaped World History, Western Civilization, and North America and the United States to the present. Learn about these time periods through the perspectives of gender, class, and ethnicity while developing, practicing and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).