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Academics

Associate Degrees

Know what you’re ready to study? We’re here to get you started. Or, if you’re like a lot of new freshmen, you’re still not sure which direction to take. Well, we’ve got you covered too with all of the general education classes you’ll need. Either way, HCC offers a comprehensive selection of affordable academic programs that will help you prepare for what's next. Have a more traditional professional focus? We offer everything from Psychology and Business to Education and English. Consider yours a more specialized or art-minded focus? We offer Theater, Viticulture, Music and Photography. Plus, each program offers a diverse collection of classes that allows students to customize their degree and area of focus – it’s all up to you.

Technical

You know you want training in a skilled or professional field, but you’re not yet looking for a full two-year degree. Then your journey will likely begin at the HCC Technical Center. Our technical certificate programs, which span one to two years of study, include fields like accounting, automotive and diesel technology, computer drafting and support and practical nursing; we even offer an associates of applied science degree in nursing (ADN), for those working toward LPN to RN completion. In any of these programs, you’ll graduate fully prepared to make a mark in your field – because we’ll have equipped you with all the hands-on, practical knowledge necessary to succeed.

Health Science

It’s a unique calling – the desire to care for fellow human beings. If this is your passion, you don’t have to become a nurse or medical doctor to take part. HCC’s health science programs provide you with practical options for entering the medical field. Maybe you’re interested in physical therapy or personal fitness training? Or maybe you want to dedicate yourself to becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Any of these are possible. Or, you can unlock a world of opportunities by choosing our Health Science program, which explores several practical medical roles, including Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Nutrition Assistant, Certified Nursing Aide (CNA), Social Service Designee and Activity Director.

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