pathways

ACC Career Pathways provide specific course sequencing aimed at simplifying the course selection process for certificate and/or degree completion. Degrees and certificates are offered in eight Career Pathways to help you reach your destination. The following types of degrees and certificates are offered:

  • Associate of Arts (A.A.)
  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Associate of Science (A.S.)
  • Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC)
  • Continuing Education Certificate (CEE)
  • Technical Certificate (TC)

Business And Marketing

Business and Marketing Career Pathway

The Business & Marketing Career Pathway encompasses majors in business administration, office administration, management and Radio/TV broadcasting. For students wising to transfer into a four-year Bachelor of Business Administration major, ACC’s business administration degree includes the state approved Field of Study curriculum. If you see yourself as a business owner/manager or working for a big corporation, this is the Career Pathway for you.

 

Education

Education Career Pathway

If you want to make a difference as a teacher, principal, or childcare provider, consider the Education Career Pathway. This pathway is designed for students who wish to enter the workforce as a childcare provider or transfer to a public college or university that offers educator preparation programs in order to pursue Teacher Certification.

Teaching (A.A.)

 

Child Development (A.A.S.)

 

Child Development/Early Childhood

 

Health

Health Career Pathway

There are many careers within the health science industry, including jobs requiring patient care to laboratory testing and healthcare management. Programs range from several months of study for a certificate degree, to two years of study for degrees that prepare students for the workforce immediately upon completion or towards a Bachelor’s Degree. This Career Pathway will offer students an opportunity to explore and learn more about occupations in healthcare that are seldom considered but offer promising careers and financial stability.

Law, Government, And Public Service

Law, Government, and Public Service Career Pathway

This Career Pathway places you on the path to careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, or paralegal studies. If you can picture yourself serving in a courtroom, responding to an emergency, or working as a police officer, the Law, Government & Public Service Career Pathway is for you.

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Career Pathway

The Liberal Arts Career Pathway is designed for those who are interested in careers such as music, art, history, psychology or sociology. This pathway includes general studies for students who have not decided on a specific baccalaureate degree goal, but have a desire to get started. Note, ACC’s Associates of Arts in History offers a Field of Study in Mexican-American Studies.

Manufacturing, Construction and Logistics

Manufacturing, Construction and Logistics Career Pathway

Do you like to build or repair things? The Manufacturing, Construction, & Logistics Career Pathway includes continuing education certificates in fields such as machining, pipefitting and welding. ACC also offers an academic certificate in Welding and Automotive.

Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math 

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Career Pathway

The STEM Career Pathway represents some of the fastest-growing high-tech fields. If you elect to pursue a career as a computer programmer, process technology or cyber security, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Career Pathway is for you.

Basic Computer Business Applications Workshop

 

Biological Science

 

Computer Information Technology

Industrial Design Technology

Mathematics

 

Physical Science

 

Process Technology

Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality Career Pathway

The Culinary Arts program prepares individuals for a wide variety of entry level positions in the food service industry. ACC’s culinary program provides all of the educational components required for certification through the American Culinary Federation. Students interested in serving the public in this capacity should register for this Career Pathway.