Areas of Study, Programs, and Degrees

 

Health Care ICON Public Service, Society, and Education

STEM ICON Science, Technology, and Engineering

Academic Learning Opportunities


 

eLearning

Online and hybrid classes are offered at Clark, get set up in eLearning with access to Canvas and online class orientations.

Learning Communities

Take two or more classes from different professors with the same group of students, with integrated subject matter and/or assignments. 

Non-Credit Classes/Certificates

Take classes from our Economic and Community Development in interest areas from personal enrichment to health & wellness; or take classes in professional development to increase your workplace or technology skills.


Alternative Academic Programs and Degree Pathways

Running Start

Clark College offers the Running Start program to high school juniors and seniors seeking to earn college credits while completing their high school education. The tuition is paid by the school district based on the number of classes you are taking (if any) at the high school or Skills Center. 

Transitional Studies

Transitional Studies is where to start when you are ready to earn a GED, High School Diploma, enroll in High School 21+ (a program for adult students seeking a high school diploma with real work skills), I-BEST for skills training, and other programs. Everything that gets you ready to start college, from where you are right now, academically.

Workforce Education

Workforce Education Services helps students who are working towards vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs, certificates, and Transitional Studies. Some partnerships include: tuition waivers, opportunity grant, workfirst, worker retraining, and more.


Academic Degrees and Certificates

Associate in Arts (AA)

Completion of a program of study for transfer to a senior institution. This degree requires a minimum of ninety (90) credits and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00.

Associate in Science (AS)

Completion of a program of study in the sciences in preparation for transfer to a senior institution. This degree requires a minimum of ninety (90) credits and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00.

Associate in Fine Arts (AFA)

Completion of a program in fine arts in preparation for transfer to a senior institution. This degree requires a minimum of ninety (90) credits and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Completion of a program of study in an occupational program. This degree requires a minimum of ninety (90) credits and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00.

Associate in Applied Technology (AAT)

Completion of a program of study in an occupational program. This degree requires a minimum of ninety (90) credits and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00.

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

BAS degrees require a minimum of one hundred eighty (180) credits 

Certificates of Proficiency (CP)

Completion of a minimum of forty-five (45) credits of specialized occupational training, including general education requirements and require a minimum GPA of 2.00.

Certificates of Achievement (CA)

Completion of a program of specialized occupational training of less than forty-five (45) credits and require a minimum GPA of 2.00. Individual departments offer certificates of completion with varying credit requirements. 

Academic Concentration (AC)

The Academic Consentration consists of a set of courses designed and approved by the college to provide a focus within a general degree. Concentrations are noted on a student transcript. These certificates are not awarded a standard Clark College diploma.