Kaua'i CC Degree Programs & Certificates

Kaua`i Community College offers lower-division, transfer-level courses for students who plan to transfer to a 4-year college or university, occupational courses for students seeking competency or improvement in employable skills, and general education courses for all students to provide them with awareness of the ideas and ideals of our society.

 

* Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Science degrees (AS), Certificates of Achievement (CA), Certificates of Competence (CO), and Academic Subject Certificates (ASC).

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ACCOUNTING

  • Accounting (AAS)
  • Accounting (CA)
  • Basic Accounting (CO)
  • Accounting Office Assistant (CO)
  • Accounting Assistant (CA)
  • Payroll Preparer (CA)
  • Small Business Accounting (CA)
  • Tax Preparer (CA)

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

  • Automotive Technology (AAS)
  • Drive Train Specialist (CO)
  • Engine Specialist (CO)
  • Undercar Specialist (CO)
  • HEV Diagnostic and Repair (CO)
  • HEV Preventive Maintenance and Repair (CO)
  • Automotive Green Technology (CA)
  • Electronics/Computer Control Technician (CA)
  • Heavy Line Technician (CA)
  • Driveability Technician (CA)
  • Master Automobile Service Technology (CA)


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BUSINESS

  • Business (AS)
  • Entrepreneurship (CO)
  • Retail Essentials (CO)
  • Entrepreneurship (CA)
  • Management (CA)
  • Management  Essentials (CO)

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

  • Business Technology (AAS)
  • Business Technology (CA)
  • Business Technology (CO)
  • Office Assistant (CO)
  • Virtual Office Assistant (CO)


C

CARPENTRY TECHNOLOGY

  • Carpentry Technology (AAS)
  • Carpentry Technology (CA)


CREATIVE MEDIA

  • Creative Media (AS)
  • Digital Film (CO)
  • Digital Graphic Design (CO)

CULINARY ARTS

  • Culinary Arts (AAS)
  • Culinary Arts (CA)
  • Culinary Arts (CO)
  • Advanced Culinary Arts (CA)
  • Food Prep (CO)


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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

  • Early Childhood Education (AS)
  • Early Childhood Education (CA)
  • Early Childhood Education (CO)

ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY (EIMT)

  • Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology (CO)
  • Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology (CA)
  • Solar Energy Technology (CO)


ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

  • Electronic Technology (AS)
  • Network Administrator and Security  (CA)
  • Computer Support Programing (CO)
  • Electronics Certificate (CO)
  • Electronics Certificate (CA)
  • Network Security Programing (CO)
  • Cisco I  (CO)
  • Cisco II (CO)


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FACILITIES ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

  • Facilities Engineering Technology (CO)
  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (CO)


G

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • Geographic Information Systems (CO)
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems (CO)


H

HAWAIIAN STUDIES

  • Hawaiian Studies (AA)
  • Hawaiian Studies (ASC)
  • Hawaiian Botany (ASC)
  • Polynesian Voyaging (ASC)

HEALTH SERVICES

  • Adult Residential Care Home Operator (CO)
  • Medical Assisting (CA)
  • Administrative Medical Assisting (CO)
  • Nurse Aide (CO)
  • School Health Aide (CO)
  • Community Health Worker (CO)

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

  • Hospitality & Tourism (AAS)
  • Hospitality & Tourism (CA)
  • Hospitality & Tourism (CO)
  • Hospitality Essentials (CO)
  • Hospitality Management (CO)

 


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    LIBERAL ARTS

    • Liberal Arts (AA)
    • Exploratory Major Business Concentration (AA)
    • Exploratory Major Education Concentration (AA)
    • Health (AA)
    • Fitness Professional (ASC)
    • Marine Option Program (ASC)
    • Mathematics (ASC)
    • Mālama ʻĀina (ASC)
    • Plant Biology and Tropical Agriculture (ASC)


    N

    NATURAL SCIENCE

    • Concentration in Biological Sciences (AS)
    • Concentration in Physical Sciences (AS)
    • Concentration in Pre-Engineering (AS)
    • Sustainability Science (CA)
    • Sustainability Science (CO)

    NURSING

    • Nursing (AS)
    • Practical Nursing (CA)

    All About Our Degree Programs & Certificates

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    An Associate in Arts degree is a 2-year baccalaureate direct transfer liberal arts degree, consisting of at least 60 semester credits at the 100 and 200 levels.

    It is intended for students who plan to transfer to a 4-year institution or for students desiring two years of general education beyond high school. Only courses numbered 100 or above may count toward the degree, and all area requirements must be satisfied. The courses are likely to be transferable to any university. A transferrable course, however, may not be applicable to a particular program or major at the other institution. Therefore, it is highly recommended that the student consult with a counselor at the start of the liberal arts program.

    The issuance of an A.A. degree requires that the student must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for all courses applicable toward the degree.

    An Associate in Science degree is a 2-year technical-occupational-professional degree, consisting of at least 60 semester credits, which provides students with skills and competencies for gainful employment, in addition to preparing students for gainful employments, A.S. degrees prepare students for transfer into specific bachelor’s degree program.

    Required courses are numbered 100 or above. The issuance of an A.S. degree requires that the student must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for all courses applicable toward the degree.

    An Associate in Applied Science degree is a 2-year technical-occupational-professional degree, consisting of at least 60 semester credits, which provides students with skills and competencies for gainful employment.

    This degree is not intended nor designed for transfer directly into a baccalaureate program. A.A.S. programs may, however, include some baccalaureate-level course offerings. The issuance of an A.A.S. degree requires that the student must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for all courses applicable toward the degree.

    The Certificate of Achievement is a college credential for students who have successfully completed designated medium-length-technical-occupational-professional education credit course sequences which provide them with entry-level skills or job upgrading.

    These course sequences shall be at least 24 credit hours, but may not exceed 51 credit hours (unless external employment requirements exceed this number). The issuance of a C.A. requires that the student must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for all courses required in the certificate.

    The Certificate of Competence is a college credential for students who have successfully completed designated short-term credit or non-credit courses which provide them with job upgrading or entry-level skills.

    These course sequences shall be at least 4 credit hours, but may not exceed 23 credit hours. The issuance of a C.O. requires that the student’s work has been evaluated and determined to be satisfactory. In credit course sequences, the student must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for all courses required in the certificate

    The Academic Subject Certificate is a college credential for students who have successfully completed a specific sequence of credit courses from the A.A. curriculum.

    The sequence must fit within the structure of the A.A. degree, may not extend the credits required for the A.A. degree, and shall be at least 12 credit hours. The issuance of the A.S.C. requires that the student must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for all courses required in the certificate.