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Degrees & Certificates

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  • Spanish

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

    Associate of Arts
    Explore the Western visual arts from Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance periods up to early 20th Century to the present. Learn fundamentals of drawing and expressive drawing and composition techniques, the principals and elements of 2D and 3D design and the basics of drawing the human figure. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Surgical Technology

    Associate of Applied Science
    Study the fundamentals that will help you start your career as a surgical technologist including human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, medical terminology, the fundamentals of surgical technology, surgical pharmacology and surgical procedures. Gain direct practice in various surgical procedures, including neurosurgery, spinal surgery and orthopedic surgery.
  • Television & Video Production

    Associate of Applied Science
    Explore the history and function of the media in society along with sound design, TV studio production and video field production, with an on-site internship with a local studio or business. Spend three out of four semesters in the studio using state-of-the-art TV and video equipment and working on projects to build a portfolio to prepare you for a career in TV and video production.
  • Video Editing and Effects

    Associate of Applied Science
    Learn the fundamentals of video editing and how to use digital editing software including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and Avid and special effects software Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D. Along with exploring the history and function of media in society, you'll spend three out of four semesters in the lab using video editing and effects software to give you the technical skills and experience to launch your career.
  • Welding Technology

    Associate of Applied Science
    Explore courses that teach you how to cut and gouge metal, read blueprints and master the most common welding techniques used today. Learn shielded metal arc welding (stick welding), gas metal arc welding (MIG welding), flux-cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding (TIG welding) and pipe welding.