学术部门 & 项目
NWACC's academic departments and divisions offer a variety of 学位 programs. 感觉
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NWACC's 成人教育科 offers non-credit classes that teach and review academic skills normally associated with the public school secondary curriculum to prepare you for the high school equivalency exam, the General Educational Development (GED®) 阿肯色州高中文凭. Classes focus on Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED® 准备.
The division also offers 英语 as a Second Language (ESL), designed for those whose 我的母语不是英语. All classes are open-entry and open-exit. 你可能 enroll at any time during the year and may attend at any time of day or evening. 在那里 is no charge for any adult education class.
NWACC’s 商业及电脑资讯 Division offers a wide variety of 课程s that will help you develop in-demand skills and be prepared for the workforce. 业务 课程s are offered in a traditional classroom experience or online. 课程可以是 used toward an associate of applied science, a technical certificate or a transfer 学位.
NWACC’s 传播与艺术 Division offers several areas of study spanning from art, design and cinematic studies to languages, theater and journalism. 课程是 taught by highly qualified and engaged instructors with real-world experience in their fields, including published writers and composers, award-winning musicians and playwrights. 沟通 and art 课程s can be used toward associate of fine arts 学位s, associate of applied science 学位s, technical certificates, certificates of proficiency and 转移度.
作为NWACC的烹饪学校， Brightwater: The Center for the Study of Food offers the insights and skills needed to positively impact our food system. 除了 to gaining cooking proficiency, you will regularly participate in activities and training on culinary nutrition, growing and sourcing food, food waste and recovery, whole-animal butchery, food entrepreneurship, and seasonal cooking. 光明水是第一个烹饪 school to integrate a food-systems approach and inquiry-based learning to cooking, local farming, sustainability and community development.
NWACC's 健康的职业 Division provides growth opportunities in a range of rewarding fields such as nursing, dental assisting, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, fire science, paramedics and health information management. 在快节奏的环境中工作 saving lives as a first responder, leverage your interest in data and technology by specializing in health information, or help regain a patient’s strength as a physical 治疗师助理. 健康的职业 offers certificates of proficiency, technical certificates and an associate of applied science 学位 options.
NWACC的年代cience and 数学 Division offers 课程s and areas of study that can translate your curiosity into the research field, funnel your love for algebra and calculus into an accounting career, and so many more exciting options. 这个部门开设课程 that fulfill requirements for certificates of proficiency, technical certificates, associate of applied science or 转移度.
社会 & 行为科学
NWACC's 社会与行为科学 Division can help you begin the career you 需要在广泛的领域. 你可能 want to make an impact on your community, work with children as an advocate or educational specialist, or protect and uphold 作为律师助理的律师. You can also earn credit in general education 课程s like anthropology, history, philosophy, psychology, geography and social work. 通过 social and behavioral sciences programs, you can work towards earning credits for an associate of applied science, technical certificates, certificates of proficiency 以及转学学位.
劳动力 & 经济发展
NWACC’s 劳动力与经济发展 (WED) Division provides a full range of non-credit and continuing education classes and customized training programs to residents, businesses and government agencies in Northwest Arkansas (NWA) and the surrounding area.
Its strategic and hands-on training and experienced-based learning enables community members and organizations to adapt to a rapidly changing global business environment and a rise in demand for skilled workers throughout NWA. 这个部门的首要目标 is to empower the greatest number of people to achieve maximum talent development for the betterment of themselves, their families and their communities.