This certificate prepares students as creative artists with instruction in the traditional fine arts media (drawing, painting, sculpture) as well as art historical and studio art elective courses. Students will explore principles of design, color, and composition to create engaging visual art projects, which can be displayed in a portfolio of work to access educational and career opportunities.
CCV’s associate of science degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Studies will prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in key scientific and technical economic sectors in Vermont. In addition to the general education requirements, the STEM Studies degree includes 23 credits of core program requirements within the fields of science, technology, and math.
The program allows the flexibility to pursue your individual goals in fields such as physical science, life science, and pre-engineering. You may fulfill the program requirements through a combination of courses in allied health science, architecture, biology, chemistry, computer information systems, environmental science, mathematics, mechanical engineering technology, meteorology, and physics.
This certificate serves as a pathway into CCV’s STEM Studies degree and prepares you for transfer to engineering or other technical degrees. The program provides a strong foundation in science, mathematics, and other academic skills. Flexibility within the certificate allows you to select courses and build skills necessary for your own career and educational goals.
Web presence today means more than simply putting a navigable site out on the web. Developers must plan strategically, creating dynamic, engaging, user-friendly sites while organizing and generating content to maximize impact. The web development certificate enables students to develop the technical competencies that are required to plan, develop, and implement websites that are both appealing and useful combined with the skills necessary to market ideas online.
The Professional Studies program prepares you for entry-level professional positions in a variety of settings. The program is designed to help the student master a wide variety of workplace skills. You also enjoy the flexibility to explore academic and workplace opportunities in various career fields or choose a single focus area.
This certificate meets the education requirements for an alternative route to Funeral Director licensure through the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation. In addition to education requirements, those pursuing Funeral Director licensure are required to complete an apprenticeship, continuing professional education hours, and a licensure exam. Apprenticeship, continuing education hours, and licensure exam must be arranged independently and are not part of the CCV Funeral Director certificate. For additional licensure information, visit Vermont OPR website and consult the Rule on Alternative Preparatory Path for Funeral Directors.
CCV’s associate of science degree in Health Science provides a flexible pathway for students interested in allied health occupations as well as those preparing for advanced study in biological or health sciences. The program is comprised of core coursework in health care and human biology. Core courses are supplemented with student elective choices from a variety of health and science related options. The program easily accommodates many of CCV’s certificate offerings.
This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in human resource management. Students will gain an understanding of the key functions and practices of human resource professionals including: recruitment, selection, training, wage and salary administration, benefits, legal obligations, and regulations. The program prepares students for the aPHR (Associate Professional in Human Resources) certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).
The Environmental Science program is designed to prepare students for employment in areas of the environment or for transfer to a four-year institution of higher learning. In this multidisciplinary program, you will learn to relate underlying scientific theory to environmental considerations affecting our everyday lives. You will gain an understanding of environmental problems and obtain the knowledge and skills to begin developing solutions.
This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in human services agencies or organizations. Students gain foundational knowledge and professional communication skills needed to work in settings that provide direct service to clients. Courses for the Human Services certificate can be applied to CCV’s Behavioral Science (A.S.) + program.