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Degrees & Certificates

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  • Police Studies

    Associate of Applied Science
    Working as a police officer requires honesty and integrity when working with the public and conducting investigations. The Aims Police studies program teaches you how to deal with the challenges and highlights of police work as you undergo rigorous physical and academic training to prepare for the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) exam.
  • Political Science

    Associate of Arts
    Study political philosophy and ideology, democratic and non-democratic governments and processes, and international relations, the U.S. Constitution, the philosophy of American government, general principles of the Constitution, federalism, and civil liberties. Learn about public opinion and citizen participation, political parties, interest groups, electoral process, and the structure and functions of the national government along with domestic political systems, developments, themes, and events across developed and developing countries and regions while applying the comparative method to identify similarities and differences. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Production Agriculture

    Associate of Applied Science
    Study the foundations of the soil science and crop production systems that underlie all agricultural production and ensure healthy plant growth for the global food system. You’ll gain an understanding of both large- and small-scale production, soil and growing conditions, and learn the fundamentals of planning, planting and managing crops.
  • Professional Pilot

    Associate of Applied Science
    Build your pilot career with private pilot ground and flight training, instrument rating, which teaches you to fly in more difficult weather conditions and commercial ground and flight training on small and multi-engine aircraft. Your core and elective classes help build communication and other professional skills that help prepare you to enter the job market.
  • Psychology

    Associate of Arts
    Along with general requirements to prepare you to transfer to a bachelor's degree at a 4-year school, study the science of behavior including motivation, emotion, physiological psychology, stress and coping, research methods, consciousness, sensation, perception, learning, and memory. Learn about cognition, language, intelligence, psychological assessment, personality, abnormal psychology, therapy, life span development, sex, gender, sexuality, and social psychology and choose from specialty psych courses including death and dying, growth and development and abnormal psychology. This is a liberal arts associate of arts (A.A.) degree with designation (DWD).
  • Psychology - Liberal Arts A.S.

    Associate of Science
    Along with general requirements to prepare you to transfer to a bachelor's degree at a 4-year school, study the science of behavior including motivation, emotion, physiological psychology, stress and coping, research methods, consciousness, sensation, perception, learning, and memory. Learn about cognition, language, intelligence, psychological assessment, personality, abnormal psychology, therapy, life span development, sex, gender, sexuality, and social psychology. This is a liberal arts associate of science (A.S.) degree with designation (DWD).
  • Public Health

    Associate of Arts
    Along with general requirements to prepare for transfer to a bachelor's degree at a 4-year school, study the academic discipline of public health. Students gain an understanding of how to confront systemic health challenges to provide optimal health to whole populations in courses which provide an introduction to the knowledge required for careers in community and public health. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Radio Production

    Associate of Applied Science
    Study the history and function of radio in society as well as radio formats, communication systems, and the types of broadcasting and production equipment used today. Three out of four semesters are spent in the studio using radio station equipment and hosting shows on Aims Student Radio to prepare you to launch your radio career.
  • Radiologic Technology

    Associate of Applied Science
    Learn the fundamentals of radiologic equipment, anatomy and disease pathology, radiographic terminology, safety standards and techniques, radiologic procedures and radiographic specialties including pediatrics, geriatrics and trauma. Note: you must have an associate degree in radiologic technology to apply for the mammography certificate program. This class is offered online only with two days of hands-on positioning on the Greeley Campus that are required. Clinical internships follow until students complete a minimum of 120 exams. Students should plan to drive up to a hour in both directions to attend clinical rotations.
  • Sociology

    Associate of Arts
    Study culture, race, class, gender, sexuality, social groups, and deviance along with family, religion, education, politics, the economy, health, demography, the environment and social movements through a local and global lens. Learn how to analyze and interpret socio-historical as well as contemporary issues by using critical thinking skills and linking individual experiences to social structures. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).