Pre-Engineering Transfer Plans of Study

CNCC’s Pre-Engineering transfer plans of study prepare students to succeed at Colorado’s best engineering colleges and universities.  Our inexpensive program is designed for students who are interested in studying engineering but want to start this journey at a community college.  This plan of study will help pre-Engineering students complete their general education core course requirements in the Department of Arts and Sciences. 

Students who complete the pre-Engineering plan of study at CNCC and receive their AS degree can transfer to one of Colorado’s four-year engineering bachelor’s degree programs.  Our plans of study with one of Colorado engineering bachelor’s programs have institution specific requirements.  Students should meet with a pre-Engineering academic advisor to review these plans of study to ensure the student completes the correct core requirements.  The completion of these core requirements opens the student to the over 25 major specialties of engineering, including chemical, mining, aerospace, and mechanical.  

CNCC has a variety of pre-Engineering courses that are available both on campus and online.

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Online AA and AS Degrees

Many of CNCC’s Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees are available fully online. These degrees offer the flexible scheduling to meet the needs of your busy schedule and can be taken anywhere with a good Internet connection. However, if you do not want to completely miss the campus experience, you can choose to take a combination of on-campus and online courses. 

Online Associate of Arts and Sciences degrees provide an inexpensive way to complete half of your bachelor’s degree requirements in the arts or sciences. With 60+60, guaranteed transfer courses, and transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities, CNCC will prepare you for success in continuing into your bachelor’s degree on a schedule that meets your needs.

CNCC’s Online AA and AS degrees are taught by CNCC faculty or other faculty in Colorado’s community college system.  Many of the courses in these degree programs utilize OER (FREE) textbooks that will save you money.  You can choose courses that start in the Fall, Spring, or Summer.  There are 8, 10, or 15 week course options for most courses, which will help you find a path that best fits your busy schedule.

Whether you want 100% online or half and half, our advising staff can help develop a plan that fits you.

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Pre-Health Programs

A core focus of CNCC’s Arts and Science faculty is to prepare students for a number of healthcare related fields such as Pre-Dental Hygiene, Pre-Nursing, and Pre-Medicine. Our inexpensive programs are designed for students who are interested in studying the health sciences but want to start this journey at a community college.  Our plans of study will help pre-Health students complete their general education core course requirements in the Department of Arts and Sciences with engaging faculty and small class sizes.

Students can complete their nursing or dental hygiene prerequisites on campus which will give them a leg up on their application to CNCC’s competitive Dental Hygiene and Nursing programs.  Pre-Heath students will benefit from our on-sight human anatomy lab that brings senior level experiences to our freshmen and sophomores helping them prepare for these challenging programs.

CNCC has a variety of pre-Health courses that are available both on campus and online.

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Associate of Arts (AA)

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An Associate of Arts (AA) degree  at CNCC will prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution as a junior where they will be prepared to complete their Bachelor of Arts program.

In an AA degree you will complete 60 credits including a broad base of experiences in a variety of disciplines. In an AA degree you will complete 60 credits including a minimum of 36 credits in arts and humanities.

Unlike most colleges/universities, all our courses are taught by faculty, never grad-students, who subject matter experts with years of real-world experiences. CNCC prides itself in our high-level instructor engagement and our small class sizes, which means more personal interaction with faculty than at other colleges and universities. 

A student completing an AA degree at CNCC will develop analytical and communication skills that they can transfer to another four-year institution or use in their career after graduating from CNCC. AA students will have the skills to think critically, verbally communicate, and write to meet the demands of an evolving job market. On a personal level, AA student will grow their passion for a wide array of the literary and visual arts.

The core Arts faculty focusses on preparing students for a number of related fields in the Arts, Humanities, and other Social Sciences. CNCC offers arts students a unique opportunity to work with faculty who are renowned scholars in their disciplines. Students have the opportunity to take arts and humanities courses that move outside the classroom into the real-world through experiential learning and virtual reality. CNCC is home to the nationally

 renowned Waving Hands literary journal that is made up of student and community submissions.

CNCC has a variety of AA degrees that are available both on campus and online.

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Associate of Sciences (AS)

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An Associate of Science (AS) degree  at CNCC will prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution as a junior where they will be prepared to complete their Bachelor of Science program. In an AS degree you will complete 60 credits including a minimum of 36 credits in math and the sciences.

 Unlike most colleges/universities, all our courses are taught by faculty, never grad-students, who subject matter experts with years of real-world experiences. CNCC prides itself in our high-level instructor engagement and our small class sizes, which means more personal interaction with faculty than at other colleges and universities. 

A student completing an AS degree at CNCC will develop analytical and communication skills that they can transfer to another four-year institution or use in their career after graduating from CNCC. AS students will have the mathematical and scientific skills to think critically, problem solve, and write to meet the demands of an evolving job market. On a personal level, AS student will grow their passion for math and sciences with a variety of hand=on experiences.

The core science faculty focus on preparing students for a number of healthcare related fields, and offer plans of study for Pre-Dental Hygiene, Pre-Nursing, and offer the core courses required for many other healthcare related occupations. Pre-Heath students will benefit from our on-sight human anatomy lab that brings senior level experiences to our freshmen and sophomores.

Students interested in Paleontology benefit from an on-sight federal fossil repository and local dig sights. Our Marine Sciences experiences include exploring local ancient ocean beds, integrated SCUBA courses, and capstone field experiences in Florida or California.

CNCC has a variety of AS degrees that are available both on campus and online.

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About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.

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