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Degree Plans, Core & Areas of Study
    2014 - 2015 Degree Plans, General Education Core & Areas of Study

    Collin College offers several types of awards:  Academic transfer degrees and certificates as well as workforce degrees, certificates, and awards. Links to individual award descriptions and requirements are found below. There is general education curriculum as part of every degree. The General Education Core is for academic transfer awards, and the Workforce General Education component is for the Applied Associate of Science (AAS) degrees.                            

    Click to see transfer Areas of Study at Collin College

    Click on award names  below to see details.

    Click  to see General Education Core for transfer

    Associate of Arts (AA) degrees:
    AA, General Studies
    AA Business
    AA Communication
    AA Criminal Justice
    AA Music
    AA Nursing

    Associate of Science (AS) degrees:
    AS General Studies
    AS Computer Science
    AS Engineering

    Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degrees:
    AAT in Teaching Early Childhood through Grade 6

    AAT in Teaching Grades 4 through 8, Early Childhood through Grade 12 Special  Education

    AAT in Teaching Grades 8 through 12, Early Childhood through Grade 12 Other than Special Education

    Academic Certificates:

    Accounting (See Business Field of Study)

    Business Field Of Study

    Communication Field of Study

    • Advertising / Public Relations (Sub-Area)
    • General Communication (Sub-Area)

    Computer Science Field Of Study

    Criminal Justice Field of Study

    Economics (See Business Field Of Study)

    Education (See AAT leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification)

    Engineering Field Of Study

    Music Field of Study

    Nursing Field of Study

    Core Completion Certificate

    Click program names  below to see details.
    Click to see Workforce General Education Requirement and Options for AAS

    Animation and Game Art

    • Animation
      3-D Animation Track
      Game Art
    • 3-D Animation

    Graphic Design and Web
         Print Track;
          Web Track

    • Graphic Design
      Print Track;
      Web Track
    • Web-Interactive Media


    Green Interior and Architectural Design

    • Green Interior and Architectural Design Level I
    • Green Interior and Architectural Design Level II

    Business Management

    Health Information Management

    • Healthcare Case Management
      (Enhanced Skills)

    Child Development

    • Child Development Administration of Programs for Children
    • Child Development Associate
    • Child Development Associate Training

    Health Information Management / Medical Coding and Billing

    • Medical Coding and Billing

    Child Development / Early Childhood

    • Early Childhood Educator
    • Infant and Toddler Educator

    Hospitality and Food Service Management

    • Hospitality and Food Service Management
      Hotel / Restaurant Management Track;
      Meetings and Event Management Track
    • Hotel / Restaurant Management
    • Meetings and Event Management

    Cisco Systems Computer Networking Technology

    • Advanced Cisco Systems Computer Networking Technology (CCNP)
    • Cisco Systems Computer Networking Technology (CCNA)

    Information Systems Cybersecurity

    • CISSP Information Systems Cybersecurity Professional

    Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

    • AutoCAD
    • CADD
    • Mechanical Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

    Interpreter Preparation Program / Deaf

    • Interpreter Trainee

    Computer Networking Technology

    • Computer Networking Technology Software
      (MCITP Enterprise Administrator)
    • Computer Networking Technology Advanced Software
      (MCITP Senior Administrator)


    Computer Systems

    • Computer Systems
      C++ Software Development Track;
      Computer Support Track;
      Database Development Track;
      Information System Track;
      Java Software Development Track
    • Computer Applications
    • Database Applications
    • Software Design
      C++ Track;
      Java Track

    Music, Commercial

    • Audio Engineering
      Studio Track
      Live Sound Track
    • Commercial Music
    • Music Business


    Convergence Technology

    • Convergence Technology


    • Nursing Innovation Grant (NIG) Pilot
    • Bridge for LVN / Paramedic to the AAS - Nursing Innovation Grant  Pilot
    • Health Professions
      Certified Nurse Assistant Track
      Phlebotomy Track
    • Patient Care

    Culinary Arts

    Office Systems Technology

    • Accounting Support
    • Medical Office Support

    Dental Hygiene

    • Dental Hygienist

    Paralegal / Legal Assistant - AAS

    • Paralegal General

    Digital Video

    Pastry Arts

    E-Business Development

    • E-Business Development
      Media Track;
      Android Mobile Development Track;
      E-Commerce Track;
      iOS Mobile Development Track;
      Windows Mobile Development Track;
      C#.NET Development Track;
      Visual Basic.NET Development Track;
      Web Development Track
    • Interactive Web Programming
    • Studio
    • Web Commerce
    • Web Development

    Photography, Commercial

    • Commercial Photography
    • Studio Management
    • Studio Production

    Electronic Engineering Technology

    Polysomnographic Technology

    Emergency Medical Services Professions

    • EMS Paramedic

    Real Estate

    • Real Estate Salesperson

    Fire Academy

    • Basic Firefighter
    • Basic Firefighter Certification

    Respiratory Care

    • Electrocardiography

    Fire Science

    • Fire Officer
    • Fire Officer Candidate
    • Fire Officer Certification

    Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

    Geospatial Information Science (GIS)

    Surgical Technology

    • Central Sterile Processing
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