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GENERAL INFORMATION 

Central Alabama Community College is a publicly supported institution in the Alabama Community College System and is under the direction and control of the Alabama State Board of Education. The College strives to meet the needs of students at an affordable price in an easily accessible setting. The College can and will meet the general academic, career, technical, senior college transfer, adult education, skills training, and training for industry/business needs of its communities.

DEGREE & CERTIFICATE AWARDS 

Central Alabama Community College awards the Associate in Science, the Associate in Applied Science, the Associate in Occupational Technology, certificates, and short-term certificates.

A. The Associate in Science degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a senior institution in order to pursue a course of study in the liberal arts, sciences, or a specialized professional field. The AS degrees shall be comprised of at least 60 semester credit hours, but no more than 64 semester credit hours.

B. The Associate in Applied Science degree program is designed for students who plan to seek employment based upon the competencies and skills attained through a specific program of study. While not designed to meet the needs of students who transfer to senior institutions, portions of these programs may transfer. The AAS degree shall be comprised of at least 60 semester credit hours, but no more than 76 semester credit hours.

C. The Associate in Occupational Technology degree program is designed for students seeking a combination of technically-oriented courses to meet specific career objectives and the opportunity to become multi-skilled technicians. In addition to completing the general education requirements, students will also complete course work in primary and secondary technical specialities. The AOT degree shall be comprised of at least 60 semester credit hours, but no more than 76 semester credit hours.

D. The certificate program is designed for a student who plans to seek employment based upon the competencies and skills attained through a specific program of study. Certificate programs shall be comprised of at least 30 semester credit hours, but no more than 60 semester credit hours. Short-term certificate programs equal to or less than 29 semester hours shall be comprised of at least 9 semester credit hours, but no more than 29 semester credit hours.

 

 
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Alexander City Campus
1675 Cherokee Rd

Alexander City, AL 35010
256-234-6346
Fax: 256-215-4244

Childersburg Campus
34091 US Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044
256-378-5576
Fax: 256-378-2027
Talladega Center
 1009 South Street East
Talladega, AL 35160
256-480-2066
Fax: 256-480-2081

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