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Career and Academic Communities

Careers and Academic Communities (CAC) are a collection of degree or certificate programs that lead to related occupations, courses, or have similar learning objectives. These “communities” may be called different things at different colleges (for example, “HomeBases” at ARC, “Meta-Majors” at FLC). The CAC are designed to help you find a program of study that aligns with your educational and career goals. 

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR)

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR)

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career and Academic Community (CAC) includes programs dedicated to Agriculture, Culinary Arts, Horticulture, and Veterinary Technology.

Learn about AFNR

Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME)

Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME)

The Arts, Media and Entertainment Career Academic Community (CAC) offers programs in Art, Digital Media, Journalism, Music, Photography, Radio Production, Theatre Arts, and more.

Learn about AME

Automotive, Construction and Design Technology (ACDT)

Automotive, Construction and Design Technology (ACDT)

The Automotive, Construction and Design Technology Career Academic Community (CAC) offers programs in Architecture, Construction, Automotive Mechanics Technology, and Welding. This CAC also offers the Ford ASSET program as part of our automotive mechanics technology program.

Learn about ACDT

Business and Computer Science (BCS)

Business and Computer Science (BCS)

The Business and Computer Science Career Academic Community (CAC) offers programs in Accounting, Advertising/Public Relations, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology (IT), Cybersecurity, and more.

Learn about BCS

English and Language Studies (ELS)

English and Language Studies (ELS)

The English and Language Studies Career Academic Community (CAC) offers programs in Deaf Studies, English, and Spanish, as well as courses in English as a Second Language (ESL), Hmong, and Vietnamese.

Learn about ELS

Health and Human Services (HHS)

Health and Human Services (HHS)

The Health and Human Services Career Academic Community (CAC) offers programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Services (EMT), Fire Technology, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Pharmacy Technology, and more.

Learn about HHS

Science, Mathematics and Engineering (SME)

Science, Mathematics and Engineering (SME)

The Science, Mathematics and Engineering Career Academic Community (CAC) offers programs in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics.

Learn about SME

Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS)

The Social and Behavioral Career Academic Community (CAC) offers programs in Anthropology, Communications Studies, Early Childhood Education, Education and Teaching, History, Humanities, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, and more.

Learn about SBS

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