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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 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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    The Addiction Counseling program is designed for career opportunities in entry-level positions in the field of chemical dependency counseling. You will be prepared for the written examination, which is required for state licensure.
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    Students can pursue Anthropology as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA 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 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 helps prepare students for the rigors of the criminal justice profession and advancement of knowledge of the criminal justice system. Program curriculum includes criminal law and procedure, policing, investigation, corrections and juvenile justice.
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    Students can pursue Economics as part of a Liberal Arts and Sciences AA Degree (60 credits).
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    The Education program provides both the foundation for upper division coursework for those planning to become teachers, as well as opportunities to earn either a certificate or associates degree in Paraeducation. Complete the Elementary Education Foundations Transfer Pathway Degree for guaranteed transfer to a Minnesota State university.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    In this hands-on educational program, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the attitudes, thoughts and feelings of working as a human services generalist and gain direct experience with human service consumers and agencies through internships and class experiences.
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    The Law Enforcement program is primarily designed to meet the professional and educational needs of students interested in becoming licensed peace officers.
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    The Mental and Behavioral Health Worker Certificate provides psychology coursework that applies to a variety of entry-level careers in mental health.
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    The Paraeducator program is a pre-professional program providing an essential core of education courses and experiences. It prepares individuals for work as educational paraprofessionals.
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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 guarantees transfer to a Minnesota State university.
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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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    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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    This program is designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach for individuals already working in the field and those interested in pursuing career opportunities in public safety, which includes emergency medical services (EMS), firefighting, emergency management, dispatching/communications, leadership/management, and public safety education.
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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 guarantees transfer to a Minnesota State university.
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    The spoken language Translation and Interpreting (TRIN) Program is designed to educate bilingual students who wish to develop professional interpreting skills and prepare for careers in our increasingly diverse communities.

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    The Century College Emergency Medical Service (EMS) program began in 1972 with Minnesota's first state-approved EMT program, and the following year, we offered one of the region's first paramedic programs.
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    This certificate will prepare the entry-level Emergency Medical Technician, or EMT, for direct employment in an emergency ambulance service, basic transport service, an emergency room, police department, security department or fire department.
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    Paramedics possess the highly skilled techniques of advanced life support and emergency care procedures. The Paramedic program major meets the criteria for the education of paramedics as recommended by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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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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