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Electronics TechnologyBuilding Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
The Electronics Technology Associate of Applied Science degree prepares students for employment in the field of general electronics and computer systems. Focus is on the study of electricity, analog and digital devices and circuits, measurements, electronic communications, microprocessors, microcomputers, and computer networking and software applications.
Carpentry TechnologyBuilding Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
The Carpentry Technology Certificate teaches basic carpentry, framing and finishing, form making, technical mathematics, and blueprint reading skills, all of which prepare students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification and for eventual employment in the construction trades.
Building Construction TechnologyBuilding Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
The Building Construction Technology Associate of Applied Science degree is intended for experienced construction workers looking to upgrade their skills and for students seeking employment as construction workers, supervisors, and estimators in the field. It gives students the skills required for the appropriate National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification and for most construction apprenticeships.
HVACBuilding Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
The HVAC Certificate in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning prepares students for direct employment in the refrigeration industry by teaching the skills required to service, troubleshoot, and maintain residential and commercial HVAC systems.
Welding TechnologyBuilding Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
The Welding Technology Certificate prepares students to enter the workforce with diverse welding skills and with knowledge of design concepts used in the welding industry.
Automotive TechnologyTruck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics
The Automotive Technology Certificate is designed to provide students with a solid core of skills for employment in the automotive technology industry. It also prepares them to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests necessary for that employment.
Medical AssistantMedicine and Health Care
The Medical Assistant Certificate provides training for entry-level employment in a medical practice setting, with emphasis on the routine administrative and clinical tasks required in the day-to-day operation of offices and clinics of health professionals. It introduces students to telephone techniques and other front office functions such as filing and coding insurance claims, scheduling patients, and keeping electronic medical records. It also introduces them to back office skills that include taking vital signs, assisting with electrocardiograms and other special procedures, using medical terminology, and administering medication. The certificate’s externship course offers practical experience in a medical office setting. Prior to certificate completion, students take the Medical Assistant certification examination to meet the national requirements as a Certified Medical Assistant.
The Practical Nursing Certificate prepares students to become Licensed Practical Nurses by enabling them to provide nursing care to clients of all ages across all cultures. Emphasis is on theory applied through laboratory and clinical experiences. Upon successful completion students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensing by the Arizona State Board of Nursing as practical nurses.
The Nursing Assistant Certificate, which requires one semester to complete, is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing to prepare students for nursing assistant certification. Emphasis is on communication, patient safety, anatomy and physiology, specific patient-care skills, and patient rights. Includes the nursing process and the legal and professional responsibilities of the nursing assistant. Also covers the basic physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs of all patients, with special emphasis on the geriatric population.
Administration of JusticeLegal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services
The Administration of Justice Associate of Arts degree is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of criminal justice career fields or for transfer into university degree programs. The degree also provides additional training for certified law enforcement and corrections professionals. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.
Fire Science TechnologyLegal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services
The Fire Science Technology Certificate teaches the basic skills needed in today’s changing fire service. Through coursework in fire and emergency services, students learn to plan for, respond to, and mitigate various emergency situations. Emphasis is on employability.
Emergency Medical TechnicianLegal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services
The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate provides a study of anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms of illness and injury, patient assessment, procedures associated with the provision of emergency medical care, triage, basic life support systems, and basic legal responsibilities. Equips students with the knowledge and skills required by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and the Arizona Department of Health Services – Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (ADHS-BEMS) to practice as an Emergency Medical Technician.
Culinary ArtsCulinary Arts, Food Service, and Nutrition
The Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science degree provides training in the culinary arts for the purpose of direct employment in the field of professional cooking as an assistant to the chef or to the food and beverage director.