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 Composition / 3 - 6
- COM may be substituted only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs.
AREA II: Humanities and Fine Arts / 0 - 6
- SPC may be substituted only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs.
AREA III: Natural Sciences and Mathematics / 3 - 7
- Prescribed requirements are distributed in Mathematics or Science. MAH may be substituted only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs.
AREA IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences / 0
General Education Requirements / 6 - 19
AREA V: Maximum Technical Concentration and Electives / 11 - 54
- ORI 101 Orientation to College OR
ORI 105 Orientation and Student Success / 1-3
- ORI 104 WorkKeys Assess and Advisement / 1
- DPT may be substituted in prescribed requirements only in system-wide, non-degree eligible programs.
- 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:
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Automotive Technology | Page 118
Child Development | Page 126
Cosmetology | Page 174
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Engineering Graphics | Page 143
Practical Nursing | Page 163
Welding Technology | Page 179