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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Accounting (EA03)

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides students with basic accounting knowledge necessary for an entry-level position in that area, and it also provides the preliminary knowledge required for transfer to a four-year institution.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Aviation Maintenance (EA30)

Associate in Science Degree

The goal of this program is to expand higher education opportunities for the graduates of the FAA certified post-secondary airframe and powerplant mechanics program. Enrollment in this program is restricted to students who have successfully completed a Federal Aviation Administration Program in Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics and have an active FAA license.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Business Administration (EA67)

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides the student with the basic general business knowledge necessary for the start of a business career, and it provides the student with the preliminary knowledge required for transfer to a more specialized four-year business major.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Banking (EF08)

Associate in Science Degree

This degree program is offered as a career development program for employees currently working in all types of financial service organizations. It prepares employees of savings banks, commercial banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions for supervisory and middlemanagement positions.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Customer Service/Marketing Option (EB55)

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides students with knowledge, techniques, and perspectives in the theory and practice of customer service and marketing. The program prepares students for careers in customer service and marketing.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Finance Option (EA56)

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides the student with an understanding of the principles and concepts of finance within the general framework of basic general business knowledge. It is designed for the student planning a career in financial or general business management. This program provides the preliminary knowledge required for transfer to a four-year institution and for an entry-level position in finance.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Global Business Option (EA65)

Associate in Science Degree

The increasing internationalization of business is requiring managers to have a global business perspective gained through experience, education or both. Competition from global competitors is mounting. The huge increase in import penetration moreover, the massive amounts of overseas investment means that firms of all sizes face competitors from everywhere in the world. International business differs from its domestic counterpart in that it involves three environments-domestic, foreign, and international-instead of one.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Human Resource Management Option (EB56)

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides students with knowledge of, techniques, and perspectives in the theory and practice of human resource management. It prepares students for careers in human resource management and administration.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Management Option (EA60)

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides students with knowledge, techniques and perspectives in the theory and practice of management. It prepares students for careers in management and administration.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship Option (EA89)

Associate in Science Degree

This program is designed to develop, through its varied course offerings, an understanding of the economic and social environment within which small businesses function. Most of the course offerings afford practice in decision making under conditions of uncertainty, the same conditions prevalent in the business world.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Computer Information Systems (EB60)

Associate in Science Degree

This program provides instruction in business-related computer information technology for persons who wish to upgrade their current professional skills or for those actively seeking employment in various computer positions.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Criminal Justice (EB13)

Associate in Science Degree

This program is designed as an occupational career program to provide students with the professional knowledge, skills, and techniques required in the area of criminal justice. Students may specialize in the following options: law enforcement; administration, corrections and investigation. Course offerings are transferable to four-year institutions having programs in criminal justice, public administration, social sciences, etc.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Early Childhood Inclusive Education (EA99)

Associate in Science Degree

This program is designed to prepare qualified students to become teachers and teachers’ assistants in the field of early care and education. This program equips students with the skills and competencies to work effectively with young children 0-8 years old or to apply to a four/five year teacher certification program for elementary school-age children. Instruction is designed to be practical and heavily supplemented with field observations, internships, workshops, and seminars.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Fine Arts: Art (EB20)

Associate in Arts Degree

The following combination of courses allows any student to obtain both an Associate in Arts Degree and to transfer into most four-year colleges offering programs in Fine Art, Art Education, and Art History.


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To enroll in the General Studies online program:

New students: Apply online here and then schedule an advising session with Alese Mulvihill, 203.332.8508
Continuing students: Schedule an advising session with Alese Mulvihill, 203.332.8508 before registering

2018-2019 Academic Catalog

General Studies (EB30)

Associate in Science Degree

This program is designed for those who wish a broader general education background. Programs will be arranged on an individual basis through consultation with the student’s advisor. A maximum of flexibility in choice of courses is permitted in this curriculum but the degree will be awarded only to those students whose programs meet the minimum requirements of this curriculum.

This General Studies program is not designed for transfer to a four-year program. Undecided students desiring transfer should enroll in one of the CSCU Transfer degrees, a Liberal Arts & Sciences Degree or a Pathway degree by their second semester at HCC.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

General Studies: Criminal Justice Concentration (EB30cj)

Associate in Science Degree

This concentration is designed to enable students with a demonstrated interest in the field of Criminal Justice to obtain a focused General Studies Degree in this discipline. Specifically, this degree concentration is geared toward students who solely wish to obtain the sixty college credits required to sit for most police department examinations. All other students with a demonstrated interest in this field are strongly encouraged to enroll in the Criminal Justice Parent Degree Program. Please consult a Criminal Justice Program faculty member for additional information.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

General Studies: Foreign Language Concentration (EB30fl)

Associate in Science Degree

The objective of the General Studies foreign language concentration is to provide students with an interest in foreign languages a recognizable avenue to explore those interests, to prepare students for possible transfer into a major or minor in foreign languages in a four year institution, and to prepare students for the modern, multicultural workplace.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Graphic Design (EB33)

Associate in Science Degree

The following combination of courses allows any student to obtain both an Associate in Science degree and to transfer into most four-year colleges offering programs in Graphic Design. Students are also prepared for entry-level positions in graphic design and related fields.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Graphic Design: Multimedia Option (EB70)

Associate in Science Degree

The Graphic Design Degree- Multimedia Option (formerly Computer Graphics Option) focuses on the multimedia area of the Graphic Design Industry. This includes exploring fundamentals in web design, animation, and digital video.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Human Services (EB35)

Associate in Science Degree

This program is designed to prepare qualified students for a wide variety of community counseling-related employment positions in the urban-suburban region of Greater Bridgeport and surrounding metropolitan areas. Career positions in such fields as counseling, mental health, social services, substance abuse, community outreach, and gerontology. Instruction is cross-disciplinary and is designed for maximum transferability for those wishing to continue their studies.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Humanities/Behavioral & Social Sciences (EB45)

Associate in Arts Degree

The Liberal Arts and Sciences program parallels the first two years of most four-year colleges. The academic experiences in this area provide the foundation for later specialization, graduate study, and professional school. In addition to completing their pre-professional work, future lawyers, teachers, and business people develop their appreciation for the liberal arts before transferring to another institution. Students are advised to review the requirements of the transfer institution prior to course selection. The program also provides enrichment in liberal arts for those wishing to acquire only an associate degree


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Journalism/Communications (EB46)

Associate in Arts Degree

The following combination of courses within the Liberal Arts Program provides a foundation in the basic concepts and key practices of contemporary journalism. It also prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university with a major in Journalism/Communications.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Medical Assisting (EA10)

Associate in Science Degree

Students successfully completing the program will function as entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Paramedic Studies (EA12)

Associate in Science Degree

This Associate in Science Degree program is a collaborative effort between the Bridgeport Emergency Medicine Institute and Housatonic Community College. It provides a pathway for graduates of the Bridgeport Emergency Medicine Institute who have passed the National Registry as Paramedics to obtain their Associate in Science Degree from Housatonic Community College so that they can then move into a four-year program or a registered nursing program. Graduates of BEMI from 1995 and later, when the program which was accredited in 2014 was substantively in place, are eligible for the Associate Degree, provided the Paramedic has maintained licensure.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Surgical Technology

The Surgical Technology program prepares students to be competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains. Graduates will qualify to become certified through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) examination.


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2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Theater Arts (EB61)

Associate in Arts Degree

The objective of the Theater Arts Program at Housatonic Community College is to provide a strong foundation in the Theater Arts as a creative and practical enterprise, to prepare the students for transfer, internship or employment opportunities by ensuring a working knowledge of the responsibilities and requirements of these positions, and to serve as a means to empower the students to develop to their full potential through self-discovery, discipline, teamwork and creative thought inherent in the Theater Arts process.


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