What do you enjoy doing? How do you spend your time when you’re happiest? Would you prefer to work directly with people? Do you like to build things?
Answers to questions like these can help you figure out what path is best for you -- from choosing your classes, to picking a program of focus, earning your degree and going directly to a job or transferring to a four-year university.
At CBC, we have eight Schools grouping similar programs and degrees together by subjects and topics. This structure helps provide you with more guided support, resources, and advising during your time here and as you decide where your future career path may lead.
Take time to explore each School and their website below. Learn about what programs and degrees are available to you, and keep in mind what interests you and what you enjoy.
Throughout the year, there will be opportunities to explore further through scheduled information sessions for each School, information on the website, as well as your everyday interactions with the staff and instructors in the classroom and around campus!
We are here to help you succeed – don’t hesitate to ask!
Programs: Art, Communication Studies, English, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, World Languages
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Do you want you to advance in your career, earn more money, or become your own boss? If you answered ‘Yes!’ to any of these questions, then the School of Business is the place for you! We offer opportunities for professional growth in the fields of accounting, management and marketing, as well as training to learn how to start your own enterprise. Whether you’re just starting out and want to earn your associate degree or want to go for that next level in your career with one of our Bachelor of Applied Science degrees, the School of Business will truly support you along the path to your goal.
Programs: Accounting, Applied Management, Business, Project Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
Do you like working with data, doing detailed work like writing program code, collecting and analyzing information to make decisions, or helping companies and individuals with their computers and networks while keeping their data safe? In the School of Computer Science, students explore courses that lead to developing innovative mobile apps and computer games, creating web pages, working with data and databases, setting up and maintaining computers and networks and protecting data from unauthorized users. These skills lead to well-paid, in-demand careers in a variety of settings.
Programs: Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Do you enjoy working with children, creating positive change in their lives and inspiring lifelong learning? Are you passionate about the value of an education and the opportunities it brings? Studies in the School of Education can help you become a guide and advocate for children and education. Some careers include home family childcare provider, pre-school center director, pre-school lead teacher, or a certified Washington State teacher in grades from pre-school to 12th grade, with an option for emphasis in a variety of areas such as math, physical education, English or science. Whether your plans involve you quickly joining the workforce or pursuing further study and advancement, the School of Education is the perfect place to begin.
Programs: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Math Education
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Do you enjoy using critical thinking and problem solving skills to help make heathcare decisions for a diverse population of people? Are you a competent and compassionate communicator? Careers within the School of Health Sciences may be the perfect fit for you! Health Science careers require caring for individuals working in a variety of settings, utilizing cutting-edge technology, promoting health and wellness, as well as encouraging healthy lifestyles. The School of Health Science offers a variety of courses, certifications and degrees for many health care occupations. Courses range from a few months of study, to one and two year AAS degrees. CBC also offers an RN to Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.
Programs: Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Technician, Fire Science, Healthcare Central Service Technology, Medical Assistant, Medical Imaging, Medical Records & Healthcare IT, Medical Simulation Technology, Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Paramedic, Phlebotomy, Radiologic Technology, Spanish Medical Interpreting, Surgical Technology.
SCHOOL OF MATH, SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
Are you an analytical thinker? Are you curious, a puzzle solver or an innovator? Do you like to build things from the smallest particles to the largest structures? A career in the School of Math, Science & Engineering may be for you! Studies in physical and life sciences, math and engineering can lead to careers in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, nutrition, physics, and more. The School of Math, Science and Engineering helps students understand the universe we live in and develop the skills necessary to make the world a better place to live and work.
Programs: Agriculture, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Environmental Science, Exercise Science, Geology/Physical Geography, Mathematics, Nutrition, Physics
SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL
Do you love learning how things work? Are you passionate about building and creating? Do you enjoy diagnosing problems and developing solutions? In the School of Professional Technical, you can explore many careers that turn your passion and talent into a high-tech, in-demand and rewarding job. The School of Professional Technical also houses a variety of short-term programs, that at no more than 11 weeks long, can lead directly to employment opportunities.
Programs: Automotive, Nuclear Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Welding, Industrial Health and Safety, Short Term Certification
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Do you like working with people? Do you want to better understand yourself, others and the way people interact? Or do you have a calling to help others? Studies in the disciplines of social and behavioral science can help you develop foundational knowledge that will be useful in almost any career. Whether you’re looking for knowledge that is immediately relevant to your interests, or are setting the foundation for further study and advancement, the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is the perfect place to begin.
Programs: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, History, Intercultural Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
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