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Programs of Study

Associate of Arts (AA) Degree

The transfer program offers one Associate of Arts degree. Although there is only one degree, there are multiple disciplines within this degree. The Program of Study course schedules have been developed so that students enroll in the appropriate courses within a discipline (called majors) fully prepared for transfer to a college or university.

Associate of Science (AS) Degree

The transfer program offers one Associate of Science degree. Although there is only one degree, there are multipledisciplines within this degree. The Program of Study course schedules have been developed so that students enrollin the appropriate courses within a discipline (called majors) fully prepared for transfer to a college or university.

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

AAS degrees are awarded in numerous disciplines. Associate of Applied Science degrees provide knowledge and skills leading to employment in specialized fields.

Technical Certificates

Technical Certificate programs are usually one year in length with a major in an occupational area; career studies certificates require less than a full year of study in an occupational area. Certificate programs differ from associate degree programs because they are presented at a different educational level and are developed in response to employment needs identified by local curriculum advisory committees.

Other Degrees

Law Enforcement

Criminal Justice Institute

Acquire general education courses at PCCUA and specific criminal justice courses through the Criminal Justice Institute and earn degrees and certificates in the following areas:

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Crime Scene Investigation
  • Technical Certificate in Crime Scene Investigation
  • Associate of Applied Science Crime Scene Investigation
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Law Enforcement Administration
  • Technical Certificate in Law Enforcement Administration
  • Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement Administration

For more information, call Wandra Williams at (870) 338-6474, ext. 1210.