Coastal Bend College offers the Associate of Arts Degree; the Associate of Science Degree; the Associate of Applied Science Degree, Certificates of Achievement in specialized workforce education fields, workforce certificates, career foundation core certificates, continuing education, and cccupational skills award.
The Associate of Arts Degree is designed for students planning to transfer to senior colleges or universities, or for those seeking general education offered by the first two years of college. The curriculum provides the foundation of a liberal arts education drawn from humanities, fine arts and sciences. The Associate of Science Degree is also designed for transfer students, but the curriculum permits more specialization than that of the Associate of Arts Degree. Workforce classes cannot count as electives for academic degrees.
Students enrolled in workforce education programs must have declared program majors toward Associate of Applied Science Degrees or workforce certificates. The Associate of Applied Science Degree is awarded for successful completion of a two-year prescribed workforce education curriculum.
The Certificate of Achievement is awarded for successful completion of a specialized curriculum in any of a number of workforce education fields. It is possible to earn both an Associate of Applied Science Degree and a Certificate of Achievement.
Associate of Arts
Associate of Science
Associate of Applied Science
Certificate Level I-Accounting (3o hours)
Certificate Level II- Accounting (45 hours)
Certificate Level I-Automotive Technology (30 hours)
Certificate Level II-Automotive Technology (45 hours)
Computer Information Technology
Certificate Level I-Cosmetology (39 hours)
Certificate Level II-Cosmetology Instructor (25 hours)
Drafting & Design
Certificate Level I-Drafting and Design (39 hours)
Certificate Level II-Drafting and Design (45 hours)
Early Development and Education
Certificate Level I-Forensic Science (21 hours)
Medical Records Coding
Certificate Level I-Medical Records Coding (33 hours)
Certificate Level II-Medical Records Coding (48 hours)
Certificate Level I-Pre-Nursing (29 hours)
Certificate Level I-Vocational Nursing (45 hours)
Oil & Gas Technology
Certificate Level I-Oil and Gas Technology (37 hours)
Certificate Level II-Oil and Gas Technology (45 hours)
Certificate Level I-Welding Technology (33 hours)
Certificate Level II-Welding Technology (45 hours)