Short Certificates (Less Than or Equal To 29 Hours)

Certificate programs in career and technical and health sciences 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.  The Certificate program in general education is designed to assist student in developing an academic foundation to earn credit toward the associate of arts or associate of science degree.

Requirements / Credit Hours for Career and Technical and Health Sciences Programs

AREA I: Written Composition / 0-3 

  • One technical writing course is recommended

AREA II: Humanities and Fine Arts / 0

AREA III: Natural Sciences and Mathematics / 0-3

AREA IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences / 0

AREA V: Technical Concentration and Electives / 9 - 29

Maximum Program Semester Credit Hours: 29

 

The following programs offer a short certificate: 

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration | Page 113
Automotive Technology | Page 118
Business Technologies | Page 121
Cabinetmaking | Page 125
Child Development | Page 126
Nail Technology | Page 151
Electrical Technology | Page 135
Emergency Medical Technician | Page 136
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician | Page 136
Engineering Graphics | Page 143
Applied Engineering Technology | Page 116
Masonry | Page 147
Paramedic | Page 136
Phlebotomy | Page 148
Small Engine Repair | Page 175
Welding Technology
| Page 179

Requirements / Credit Hours for General Education

AREA I: Written Composition / 6 

AREA II: Humanities and Fine Arts / 3 - 9

AREA III: Natural Sciences and Mathematics / 6 - 8

AREA IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences / 6 - 9

AREA V:  Electives / 1 -3

Maximum Program Semester Credit Hours: 29

The following program offers a certificate:

General Education