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Pending Certificate Programs at Community College of Aurora

The following certificates are under review by the U.S. Department of Education and are not financial aid eligible yet.


Business Certificate: Bookkeeping

The Business Department’s Full Charge Bookkeeping Certificate introduces the knowledge you need to understand the basics of financial accounting, and how to use accounting software to record business transactions.  You will learn about basic accounting principles, document accounting transactions, and process payroll.  If you are currently in the business world, or are looking to transitioning into business, this certificate will provide you with a foundation in accounting.  Whether you want to advance in your career or move in a new direction, the Community College of Aurora can provide you with the courses to help you develop as a business professional. Information on Gainful Employment.

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Certificate Requirements: 18 credits

ACC 115 Payroll Accounting 3
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I 4
ACC 122 Accounting Principles II 4
ACC 125 Computerized Accounting 3
BUS 117 Business Writing 1
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts (Excel) 3

Computer: CISCO Certificate

This certificate program prepares students with the entry level skills and knowledge required to work on networks in a CISCO environment. Through this certificate, students have the opportunity to obtain the skills necessary to test for the CISCO CCNA industry certification. In addition, the courses are part of the CCA Networking and Security AAS degree. The CISCO program provides students with a skill set sought by employers hiring network engineer technicians.

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CISCO Certificate Requirements: 20 credits

CNG 260 CISCO Network Associate I 5
CNG 261 CISCO Network Associate II 5
CNG 262 CISCO Network Associate III 5
CNG 263 CISCO Network Associate IV 5

Construction Estimating

The Construction Estimating certificate prepares students for jobs costing and bidding various types of projects in the construction industry, including residential and commercial projects.

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Construction Estimating Certificate Requirements: 16 credits

AEC 107 Blueprint Reading: Resident/Commerical 3
AEC 121 Construction Materials and Systems 3
AEC 216 Estimating I - Construction Estimating 3
AEC 231 Estimating II - Cost Analysis 3
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
OSH 127 OSHA (10 hours) 1

Construction Superintendent

The Construction Superintendent certificate prepares students for management and leadership roles in residential or commercial construction projects. Hourly wages for construction supervisors average between $30 and $40 per hour. Demand for professionals skilled at supervision and labor/material deployment, and versed in blueprint reading, residential and commercial industry code is projected to remain strong through 2023 and beyond.

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Construction Superintendent Certificate Requirements: 18 credits

AEC 107 Blueprint Reading: Resident/Commerical 3
AEC 121 Construction Materials and Systems 3
AEC 226 Construction Scheduling (Build Pro Software) 3
AEC 236 Construction Code 3
MAN 116 Principles of Supervision 3
OSH 126 OSHA (30 hours) 3


Fire Science Technology

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Fire Science Technology Certificate Requirements: 31 credits

FST 100 Firefighter I 9
FST 102 Principles/Emergency Services 3
FST 109 Occupational Safety and Health for Fire 3
FST 209 Fire Protection Systems 3
FST 105 Building Construction for Fire Protection 3
FST 106 Fire Prevention 3
FST 107 Hazardous Materials Operations (Level I) 3
FST 170 Clinical I 1
FST 253 NIMS 3

Fundamentals of Fire Science

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Fundamentals of Fire Science Certificate Requirements: 17 credits

FST 100 Firefighter I 9
FST 102 Principles/Emergency Services I 3
FST 107 Hazardous Materials Operations (Level I) 3
FST 170 Clinical I 1
PED 110 Fitness Center Activity I 1

 

Health Care: Patient Representative

The Patient Representative certificate program provides graduates with a foundation in healthcare navigation and allows them to access good entry-level jobs in call centers, dispatch centers, and other areas where familiarity and comfort in working in healthcare administration and navigation are required. The program will assist students in gaining employment after a relatively short period of education.

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Patient Representative Certificate Requirements: 17 credits 

HPR 101

Customer Service in Health Care

2

HPR 104

Health Career Opt & Readiness

1

HPR 105

Health Finance Matters

1

HPR 106

Law & Ethics for Health Professionals

2

HPR 178

Medical Terminology (3 Credit Hours)

3

HPR 119

Computers in Health Care

2

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

Health Care: Patient Care Technician Certificate

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certificate program is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of healthcare environments. Students gain technical expertise to provide effective clinical assistance to patients. The PCT program prepares a student to work as an entry-level patient care technician in a clinic, hospital, nursing home or long-term care facility. Students will learn how to perform basic laboratory procedures,  check vital signs, assist in medical examinations, and perform phlebotomy procedures. 

This program is a combination of lecture and practical exercises in a simulation laboratory and in actual clinical settings.  Upon successful completion of this program, the student is eligible to take the State of Colorado Nurse’s Aide Certification exam as well as national certification exams for Phlebotomy and Patient Care Technician. All courses must be completed to obtain the PCT Certificate.

Students will be required to complete and pass a criminal background check, drug screen and provide proof of immunizations prior to starting internships/clinical experiences. Students unable to complete these requirements will not be able to begin the program.  

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Patient Care Technician Certificate Requirements: 21 credits 

HPR 101

Customer Service in Health Care

2

HPR 106

Law & Ethics for Health Professionals

2

HPR 112

Phlebotomy

4

HPR 119

Computers in Health Care

2

HPR 178

Medical Terminology (3 Credit Hours)

3

HPR 180

Internship (Phlebotomy)

3

NUA 101

Certified Nurse Aide Health Care Skills

4

NUA 170

Nurse Aide Clinical Experience

1

Logistics: Inventory Management

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Logistics: Inventory Management Certificate Requirements: 16 credits

BTE 125 Records Management 3
BUS 201 Business Logistics Optimization 3
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheets Concepts 3
COM 268 Problem Solving 1
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
MAT 107 Career Math 3

Logistics: Purchasing and Procurement

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Logistics: Purchasing and Procurement Certificate Requirements: 16 credits

BUS 202 Purchase and Supply Logistics 3
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts 3
COM 268 Problem Solving 1
MAN 225 Managerial Finance 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
MAT 107 Career Math 3

Logistics: Warehouse Operations

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Logistics: Warehouse Operations Certificate Requirements: 16 credits

CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts 3
COM 266 Decision Making 1
COM 268 Problem Solving 1
MAN 105 Logistics Management 3
MAN 168 Basic Process Controls 2
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
MAt 107 Career Math 3

 

Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship: Music Performance

This 44 credit Music Performance certificate in Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) will prepare students for entry-level vocational positions or to launch a new music entertainment performance business and/or career in the performing arts and live entertainment event industries. Topics covered include music performance, music theory, music business, music marketing, music publishing, project management, live event industry, and music production. Students will have access to state-of-the-art technology in the classroom and in our black box theatre and have ample opportunity to develop their skills through hands-on experiences, collaboration, performance, and participation.

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Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship: Music Performance Certificate Requirements: 44 credits

Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Common Core: 21 credits

MUS 107 Artistry Vision and Development for Musicians 3
MUS 167 Music Business I 3
MUS 267 Music Marketing Strategies 3
MUS 169 Project Management for Musicians 3
MUS 163 Music Audio Production I 3
MUS 164 Music Audio Production II 3
MUS 263 Music Publishing 3

Performance Emphasis: 23 credits

MUS 260 The Business of Live Music Performance 3
MUS 110 Music Theory I 3
MUS 112 Ear Training/Sight Singing I 1
MUS 111 Music Theory II 3
MUS 113 Ear Training/Sight Singing II 1
MUS 210 Music Theory III 3
MUS 212 Advanced Ear Training/Sight Singing I 1
MUS 141 Private Instruction 1
MUS 142 Private Instruction 1
MUS 143 Private Instruction 1
MUS 144 Private Instruction 1
MUS 151 Ensemble I 1
MUS 152 Ensemble II 1
MUS 153 Ensemble III 1
MUS 154 Ensemble IV 1

Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship: Music Producer

This 44 credit Music Producer certificate in the Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) will prepare students for entry-level vocational positions or to launch a new music entertainment production business and/or career in the music and entertainment industries. Topics covered include studio music production, live music production, music business, music marketing, music publishing, project management, and music theory. Students will have access to state-of-the-art technology in the classroom and in our black box theatre and have ample opportunity to develop their skills through hands-on experiences, collaboration, music producing, and participation.  

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Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship: Music Producer Certificate Requirements: 44 credits

Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Common Core: 21 credits

MUS 107 Artistry Vision and Development for Musicians 3
MUS 167 Music Business I 3
MUS 267 Music Marketing Strategies 3
MUS 169 Project Management for Musicians 3
MUS 163 Music Audio Production I 3
MUS 164 Music Audio Production II 3
MUS 263 Music Publishing 3

Producer Emphasis: 23 credits

MUS 168 Audio Post Production I 3
MUS 262 Developing a Producer's Ear 3
MUS 261 Advanced Music Audio Production 3
MUS 268 Audio Post Production II 3
MUS 265 Live Audio Engineering 3
MUS 110 Music Theory I 3
MUS 112 Ear Training/Sight Singing I 1
MUS 111 Music Theory II 3
MUS 113 Ear Training/Sight Singing II 1
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