Program Certificates (Greater Than 29 Hours)
Certificate programs are designed to give students specific skills in a particular curriculum and require less time to complete than degree programs. If students later desire to pursue a degree, all courses within the certificate in a program in which a degree is offered will apply toward the degree.
Requirements / Credit Hours
AREA I: Written and Oral Communications / 3-6
- COM may be substituted only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs. SPC may be substituted only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs.
AREA II: Literature, Fine Arts, and Humanities / 0
AREA III: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science / 3-6
- Prescribed requirements are distributed in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Science. One Computer Science course, demonstrated computer literacy skills, or successful completion of a discipline-specific course that clearly integrates computer proficiencies is required. MAH may be substituted only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs. DPT may be substituted only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs.
AREA IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences / 0
General Education Requirements / 6-12
- ORI 101 Orientation to college OR
ORI 105 Orientation and Student Success / 1-3
- ORT 100 Orientation for Career Students / 1
- ORI 104 WorkKeys Assessment and Advisement / 1
AREA V: Maximum Technical Concentration and Electives / 46
These courses are appropriate to degree requirements, occupational or technical specialty requirements, core courses, and electives.
Maximum Program Semester Credit Hours: 60
The following programs offer a certificate:
Salon and Spa Management
Emergency Medical Services—Paramedic
Engineering Graphics and Animation