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Academic Divisions & Programs

Business Division
Accounting, Business (includes Management), Computer Information Technology (includes Office Skills, Computer Applications, Web Design, Networking and Programming), Hotel and Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts and Baking.

Communications Division
Central Arizona College’s Communications Division, the largest division in the college, houses courses in reading, languages, writing, literature, and speech communication.

Community-Public Health
The Community Health Worker Certificate provides the opportunity for individuals to develop skills as a front line public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has a close understanding of the community they serve. This relationship enables the CHW to serve as a liaison between health services and the community. A CHW builds health understanding and self-sufficiency in individuals within the community through a range of activities such as: outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy. Total Credits: 19-21

Creative Arts Division
Creative Arts Division includes five vibrant learning centers: theater, vocal music, instrumental music, entertainment industry technology, studio art and art history, and digital imaging and media.

Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts, Baking & Hotel and Restaurant Management

Dietetic Education Program
The Dietetic Education Program offers degree and certificate programs that can enhance job skills and increase employment possibilities. Our areas of expertise include specialty classes, niche markets and creative course designs. With over a 30 year history of innovations in nutrition, dietetics and wellness education.

Early Childhood Education Department
The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Department at Central Arizona College is an excellent choice for anyone who is pursuing credit for the CDA credential, a Certificate of Completion in ECE, an Associates of Applied Science degree or an Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood or wants to begin a transfer pathway for their coursework towards a Bachelor’s Degree.

Education Division
Central Arizona’s Education Division offers many opportunities for study, including coursework in Elementary Education, Special Education, Secondary Education and Early Childhood Education that can lead to both certificates and degrees.

Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Services

Engineering Technology Division
Agriculture, Drafting, CAD, AutoCAD, Diesel, Farm Business Management, Heavy Equipment, Welding, John Deere

Fire Science
This department offers courses in Fire Science and Hazardous Materials. An Associate of Applied Science Degree is available in Fire Science Technology. Certificates of Completion are available in Firefighter Operations, Driver Operator, and Fire Officer.

Health Careers
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing professions in America today. In response to this growth, CAC developed the Allied Health Program in 1994. The program offers different specialties and will continue to add specialties as needed. Most specialties are for entry-level positions in the health field which have the potential for further advancement and have full benefits.

Math Division
Math courses of all levels, from developmental through advanced calculus, are offered to satisfy the requirements of all associate degrees and certificates. In addition, courses from MAT141-College Mathematics and above transfer to the state universities, as well as many universities outside of Arizona.

Nursing Division
Introduction to Nursing

Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology is a health care profession involving the use of ionizing radiation to generate diagnostic images in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The Radiologic Technology course of study is a demanding experience and involves a full-time commitment of at least 40 hours per week plus homework.

Science Division
The Science Division at Central Arizona College provides a wide range of courses for students pursuing workforce development/vocational programs (teacher and nursing preparation) and academic education (science and engineering).

Social & Behavioral Science Division
Social & Behavioral Science Division

Sports & Fitness Division
The Sports and Fitness Division at Central Arizona College offers courses in four different areas; activity courses (PAC), physical education lectures (PED), health and nutrition related courses (PEH), and recreation (REC).

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