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Collin College has programs to fit your interests and skills. 

If your career goals include transferring to a 4-year college to complete your education, these transfer programs are for you. Collin College offers many ways to ensure that you are selecting the best classes that will fully apply to your chosen degree. 

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Sciences are the most common degrees students seek at Collin College. If you are planning to finish at a 4-year college but you aren't sure of your direction yet, these might be a good start for you. 

Associate of Arts

Associate of Sciences

A Field of Study is a carefully selected list of courses that will transfer to any public university in Texas and apply toward a degree in that field. 

Business

Communication

Computer Science

Criminal Justice

Engineering

Music

An Emphasis Area is a list of courses that fit within a discipline and may fulfill requirements for a degree. Since each university might have different coursework, Collin College offers a wide variety of course so you can select the ones that work for your chosen transfer school. Collin College does not offer degrees in these areas so you must check with the college you intend to transfer to for information on the courses they want you to take. 

Accounting

Anthropology

Art

Biology

Chemistry

Dance

Drama

Economics

English

Environmental Science

Foreign Languages

Geography

Geology

Government

History

Humanities

Kinesiology

Mathematics

Philosophy

Photography

Physics

Psychology

Robotics

Sign Language

Sociology

Social Work

Solar Technology

Speech

 

Many Texas colleges have joined together to provide you degree plans that begin at Collin College and are completed at a Texas university.  Talk to your advisor for assistance in deciding which of these best fit your interests. 

Midwestern State University - Wichita Falls

Tarleton State University - Stephenville

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Texas Women's University - Denton

University of North Texas - Denton

University of Texas - Tyler

Certain courses that are not specific to your area of study will be included in your degree plan. These courses help you develop the foundational skills that every employer is looking for in a job candidate. 

The Texas Core includes 42 hours of these general education courses and if you complete all of them at Collin College, any  public university in the state is required to accept them as your completed core.  "Core Complete"  will be noted on your transcript when you have completed all courses. 

Put your career in high gear by choosing a Workforce program. These programs prepare you to start looking for a job in your chosen field right away.  They are  "stackable", meaning you can get a quick certificate, start your career, then continue with more classes to complete more advanced certificates leading towards a degree.  

Workforce Programs by Career Cluster

Alphabetical Listing of Workforce Programs

Non-Credit courses that do not offer college credit toward a degree. You can find non-credit courses in the Continuing Education and Developmental Education Programs.

Developmental Education

Continuing Education 

 

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