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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 six 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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Program Listings

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    The 3D Animation AAS degree prepares students for 3D animation careers throughout a variety of industries including visual communications, 3D game design, entertainment, forensic animation, and 3D medical animation.
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    The Academic English Proficiency Certificate recognizes non-native English- speaking students for study in multiple discipline areas leading to proficiency in academic English, communication skills, and discipline terminology which will assist them in succeeding in personal, educational, and professional goals.
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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.
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    Students can pursue Anthropology as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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    Students can study Art as part of an Associate in Fine Arts Degree (60 credits).
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    The Associate in Arts degree (AA) is intended primarily for students who plan to transfer to another college to complete a bachelor's degree.
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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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    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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    Career Studies courses provide students with decision making abilities to be successful in education, industry and life. Students can pursue Career Studies as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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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).
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    Students can pursue Chinese as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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    The Certificate in Communication Studies is intended to prepare students for the demands of communication-rich workplaces.
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    The Cosmetology program provides you with an affordable education to prepare you for an exciting career in the Cosmetology industry with particular focus on nail care, hair styling, coloring, cutting, and more.
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    As a Creative Writing student at Century College, you can explore fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and creative nonfiction in a supportive community. The English-Creative Writing Certificate offers preparation if you wish to study Creative Writing at a four-year institution, but also complements career goals which demand skills in editing, critical thinking, and cooperation. This program provides a concentrated course of study in creative writing as part of the AA, AS, or AFA Degree of your choice.
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    From atmospheric processes, geologic principles, oceanography, and the energy systems that drive them, students gain new insights and understanding of the world through Century College's Natural Science courses.Students can pursue Earth Science as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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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 part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits) and you can also pursue an English-Creative Writing Certificate.
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    Century's English as a Second Language (ESOL) classes are not just for college students; many students take ESOL classes for career and personal advancement. Students can study ESOL as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits) or for a certificate.
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    The Facilities Maintenance Engineer program prepares students for employment in residential office buildings, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, community centers and commercial facilities with emphasis given to advanced facility systems and computerized maintenance management systems.
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    The Filmmaking and Video Production AAS Degree trains students to work in a variety of video-related fields. The instruction stresses the importance of storytelling, planning, shooting, and editing, as well as motion graphics and effects.
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    Century College's Gender Studies program will help you learn about yourself as you explore new ways of looking at the world and reflect on your beliefs, values, actions, and relationships. Students can pursue Gender Studies as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits) or a certificate. 
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    Geography is a broad discipline encompassing both the physical and social sciences. Students can study Geography as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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    The Global Studies Certificate provides a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the interdependence and interconnectedness of people and nations around the globe.
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    In the Graphic Design AAS degree, students will work with a creative process to develop ideas, use the technologies to develop those ideas into commercial projects, and through those, inform and influence specific audiences.
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    The Health and Physical Education department at Century College offers a variety of courses to give you contemporary and applicable skills. Students can study Health as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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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).
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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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    Humanities is the study of the creative contributions made by individuals from many cultures throughout history. Students can study Humanities as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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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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    In the Interior Design program, students will develop a strong foundation in all facets of interior design, including sustainable and eco-friendly design, residential design, design elements, color theory, and decorating. Interior Design students will also become proficient in drafting tools such as AutoCAD and Revit and skills such as marketing and sales.
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    Kitchen & Bath Design is an NKBA accredited certificate program which prepares you for entry level and advanced positions in the Kitchen & Bath Design Industry. This program includes the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary for working in this specialized design area.
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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 (60 credits).
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    This program is a focused, two-year study of music that includes music theory, ear training, sight singing, music history, the study of a specific instrument or voice, and ensemble participation.
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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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    The Philosophy Department at Century College offers you a wide variety of courses to help meet your academic and transfer goals. Students can study Philosophy as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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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).
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    Physics is the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. Students can study Physics as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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    At Century College, students can study various facets of Political Science as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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    The Professional Photography AAS degree prepares students for a career in wedding and portrait photography. Course assignments ready students for event, location and studio shooting.
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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 guaranteed transfer options through the Transfer Pathway.
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    Century’s Reading/Student Success Department offers quality courses designed for students to develop and use effective reading and college success strategies that will help students be more effective, efficient and successful in college and beyond. Students can study Reading as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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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 (60 credits).
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    The Associate in Applied Science Degree will convey the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in traditional and renewable energy fields.
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    Learning a foreign language gives you a window into cross-cultural understanding by providing you with a fundamental tool: the ability to communicate directly with speakers of other languages. Students can study Spanish as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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    The Sports Management Program is designed to prepare individuals to move into workplace positions and upgrade proficiency of individuals who are currently employed in sports management positions.
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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).
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    The Visual Communications Technology program prepares students for career fields involving the delivery of messages in visual forms.
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    The Web Design AAS Degree prepares students for careers in Web Design and front-end development, with an emphasis on creativity and design.
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    Earning a Basic Welding Certificate will prepare students for entry level positions in the welding industries.

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    Students can study Art as part of an Associate in Fine Arts Degree (60 credits).

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