Century College is known for high-quality programs and degrees taught by expert instructors.

Programs at Century are grouped under Academic Pathways. Each of the eight Century College Academic Pathways provides you with special learning opportunities and activities, along with personalized guidance from an academic advisor or counselor. Explore the exciting major areas below to find your Pathway!

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    Century's accounting program prepares you for a variety of positions, from an entry-level job as a clerk to a manager in an accounts payable, accounts receivable or payroll department. The Accounting Transfer Pathway Degree has been carefully designed so that you can transfer to a Minnesota State university to earn a bachelor's degree.
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    The Associate in Fine Arts Degree (AFA) is a two-year transferable degree that empowers and prepares students for the rigor of a four-year Art or Design Bachelor of Fine Art or Bachelor of Art Degree. The AFA Fine Art degree curriculum resembles the first two years of a baccalaureate Art or Design degree at a 4-year college or university ensuring smooth transition to our transfer partner institutions. (60 credits)
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    The Automotive Body Technician Diploma program is designed to expose students to all facets of the auto body industry: unibody and frame, computer estimating, damage analysis, refinishing and major structure repair.
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    The Automotive Service Technician Diploma program prepares students to perform automotive repairs in the following areas: engine repair and diagnosis, cooling system, emission control, computer systems, fuel injection, engine performance maintenance, air conditioning and automatic transmission/transaxle.
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    Biology examines life at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and environmental levels. Students can pursue Biology as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree or as part of a Transfer Pathway program.
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    Century College offers a Business Transfer Pathway Associate in Science (AS) degree and a Business Management Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree.
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    Chemistry courses at Century help students learn about the structure of atoms and molecules, the states of matter, and the principles of chemical reactivity, as well as how scientists think. Students can pursue Chemistry as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits) or complete the Chemistry Transfer Pathway Degree, which transfers to a Minnesota State university.
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    The awards available in Communication Studies, including a Certificate and an AA (part of the Minnesota Transfer Pathways) prepare students for the demands of communication-rich workplaces.
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    This program introduces students to the skills related to the analysis, design and development of information systems. Complete the Computer Science Transfer Pathway Degree for transfer to a Minnesota State university.
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    The Computer Technology Support and Administration program prepares the student to be able to analyze enterprise organizational information needs, to recommend appropriate hardware and software systems, and to implement or to train others to implement such systems.
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    Century's English Department offers a range of courses to meet your academic and transfer goals, including: literature, creative writing, and composition. All students are valued, so we work to provide the academic support that is right for you. You can study English as a Transfer Pathway Degree and you can also pursue an English-Creative Writing Certificate.
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    The Exercise Science Transfer Pathway AS degree offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an associate degree that will directly transfer to designated Exercise Science bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities.
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    The Facilities Maintenance Engineer program prepares students to obtain employment as a commercial building maintenance engineer. Courses and training incorporate classroom and hands-on instruction, preparing students for employment in a wide range of commercial facilities, including office buildings, hotels, hospitals, community centers and college campuses, with emphasis given to advanced facility systems, automation, controls and energy management.
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    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology, commonly called HVAC, is the service and installation of heating and cooling equipment. The main emphasis is on domestic, with some instruction on light commercial.
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    At Century College, knowledge gained from history can provide new insights and perspectives to help you understand yourself and the role you play in humanity. Students can study History as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits) and part of the Minnesota State Transfer Pathway degrees, leading directly to a Bachelor's degree.
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    Nationally, horticulture is a major employer and includes jobs in garden centers, greenhouses, grounds maintenance firms, park systems sports complexes, and private grounds. Persons working in horticulture may also be self-employed. The Horticulture department offers a variety of awards including certificates, diplomas and degrees.
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    The Individualized Studies awards include those that are undeclared, students that have earned some credits but did not complete an award, transfer students with credits that may not have equivalent Century credits, students that wish to explore more than one program, and student with experience that may result in credit for prior learning.
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    Marketing is the business function that identifies unfilled consumer needs and wants, defines and measures their magnitude, determines which targeted market segments the business can best serve, and decides on appropriate products, services, and programs to deliver to them.
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    The scope of mathematics at Century College is broad, stretching from prehistoric times to the frontiers of cyberspace. Students can study Mathematics as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree or Mathematics Transfer Pathway Degree, which transfers to a Minnesota State university.
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    The Office Technology program encourages an active, hands-on learning environment that helps you develop the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare you for tomorrow’s job market.
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    The Medical Office program prepares you to perform key functions in almost any medical office environment. The medical office technology program prepares you for today’s medical office responsibilities with knowledge in medical terms and anatomy as well as keyboarding, word processing, communications, filing and interpersonal relations.
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    Century College's Health and Physical Education department offers a variety of courses to give students contemporary and applicable skills. Students can study Physical Education as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits) or complete the Exercise Science Transfer Pathway Degree, which transfers to a Minnesota State university.
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    Our courses at Century focus on psychology as a scientific discipline. Students can study Psychology as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree or with transfer options through the Transfer Pathway.
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    Sociologists study how groups influence the behavior of individuals, as well as how individuals influence each other and the larger society. Students can study Sociology as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree or Sociology Transfer Pathway Degree, which transfers to a Minnesota State university.
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    The Century Theatre Arts Department prepares you to enter the exciting world of theatre (or theater) and entertainment. Students can study Theatre as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits) or an AFA as part of the Minnesota Transfer Pathway, leading directly to a Bachelor's degree.

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