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Teacher Assistant

After-School and Youth Development Certificate II

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The After-School and Youth Development Certificate II recognizes successful completion of classroom education and field experience for students interested in working in after-school programs with school-aged children. The courses in this program explore the organization and development of after-school programs, planning curriculum and activities, and collaborating with schools, families, and the community.

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Elementary Education, A.A.

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The elementary education program provides students with a broad base of academic experiences in the subject areas necessary for teachers of young children - kindergarten through grade six. Coursework includes foundations of education, elementary math and science courses, educational psychology, special education, technology and literature courses. Students also have opportunities to practice skills being learned during field experiences in the k-5 setting.

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Secondary Education, A.A.

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The secondary education program provides students with a solid base of academic experiences and allows for the additional study of the subject areas that are being prepared for at the middle and high school levels. Coursework includes foundations of education and special education, psychology, human lifespan development and educational technology. Specific subject area course electives are determined by the student. Students also have opportunities to practice skills being learned during field experiences in the middle school or high school setting.

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Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.

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Understand criminal justice laws, theories, forensics and court systems and develop critical thinking and judgemental skills, ethical decision making abilities and problem solving and communication skills throughout the program. Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Politics and the Judicial Process, Criminology, Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Criminal Justice and more. Interdisciplinary in nature, this program draws on courses in communications, sociology, law and political science in addition to the requisite criminal justice courses.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.

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Understand criminal justice laws, theories, forensics and court systems and develop critical thinking and judgemental skills, ethical decision making abilities and problem solving and communication skills throughout the program. Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Politics and the Judicial Process, Criminology, Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Criminal Justice and more. Interdisciplinary in nature, this program draws on courses in communications, sociology, law and political science in addition to the requisite criminal justice courses.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.

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Understand criminal justice laws, theories, forensics and court systems and develop critical thinking and judgemental skills, ethical decision making abilities and problem solving and communication skills throughout the program. Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Politics and the Judicial Process, Criminology, Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Criminal Justice and more. Interdisciplinary in nature, this program draws on courses in communications, sociology, law and political science in addition to the requisite criminal justice courses.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.

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Understand criminal justice laws, theories, forensics and court systems and develop critical thinking and judgemental skills, ethical decision making abilities and problem solving and communication skills throughout the program. Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Politics and the Judicial Process, Criminology, Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Criminal Justice and more. Interdisciplinary in nature, this program draws on courses in communications, sociology, law and political science in addition to the requisite criminal justice courses.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.

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Understand criminal justice laws, theories, forensics and court systems and develop critical thinking and judgemental skills, ethical decision making abilities and problem solving and communication skills throughout the program. Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Politics and the Judicial Process, Criminology, Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Criminal Justice and more. Interdisciplinary in nature, this program draws on courses in communications, sociology, law and political science in addition to the requisite criminal justice courses.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education, A.A.

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Be prepared to work with infants and children through the age of eight in a variety of settings. Learn how children develop and what their needs are at each stage of their lives. Coursework includes the history of early childhood education, children’s literature, how to communicate and form relationships with families and how to develop curriculum development. Practice skills learned during field experiences in early childhood settings and be able to utilize those skills in a career.

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Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

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A degree in early childhood education from CWC prepares students to work with infants and children through the age of eight in a variety of settings. Students learn how children develop and what their needs are at each stage of their lives. Coursework includes the history of early childhood education, children’s literature, how to communicate and form relationships with families, guiding young children, curriculum development and most importantly opportunities to practice the skills being learned during field experiences in early childhood settings.

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Environmental Field Technician

EHS Environmental Geospatial Information Science and Tech Certificate I

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THE EHS Environmental Geospatial Information Science and Tech certificate II combines hands-on training in field methods with classroom instruction in industry safety (930-hour OSHA certificate) environmental regulatory agencies and soil and water resources. You will exit the program with a firm foundation in the field of environmental technology and will enter the professional realm with improved technical skills and a stronger academic background. All of the courses included in the certificate program will count towards completion of an AAS degree in Environment Health and Safety.

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EHS Environmental Geospatial Information Science and Tech Certificate II

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THE EHS Environmental Geospatial Information Science and Tech certificate II combines hands-on training in field methods with classroom instruction in industry safety (930-hour OSHA certificate) environmental regulatory agencies and soil and water resources. You will exit the program with a firm foundation in the field of environmental technology and will enter the professional realm with improved technical skills and a stronger academic background. All of the courses included in the certificate program will count towards completion of an AAS degree in Environment Health and Safety.

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EHS-Environmental Geospatial Information Science Technician, A.A.S.

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The EHS-Environmental Geospatial Information Science Technician (ENV GIS TECH) Associate of Applied Science degree provides students with a foundation in the natural sciences and a firm understanding of geographic information systems (GIS). Students will complete courses in chemistry, soils, water resources, and environmental science while developing skills in mapping and geospatial data management. General Education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop critical and creative thinking, computation, communication, and technology skills. The geospatial thinking component of the program helps students develop the skills to effectively collect, map, manage, and analyze data. The foundation gained from this program will prepare students to address and mitigate complex environmental problems. Employment opportunities in this field are vast and include the energy industry, state government, and federal agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management and the National Parks.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology , A.A.S.

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Turn a passion for cars into a great career through the automotive technology program. Apply hands-on skills in a brand new auto lab that is utilized on the first day of class. Learn from ASE certified professors who have more than 60 years of combined experience in the ever-changing automotive industry. Learn about contemporary auto systems and become familiar with their complex mechanical and electrical components.

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Automotive Technology I

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Automotive Technology Option: Automotive Technology is a field of study in which students are taught diagnostic techniques, service, and repair of automobiles and pick-ups. Classroom work involves knowledge of general principles, as well as specific product information. Laboratory work emphasizes a hands-on orientation with extensive training on vehicles. Courses are designed to address the ever-changing technical developments in the automotive industry which includes computerized electronic control systems, development of the student’s diagnostic capabilities, and proficiency with recommended service procedures.

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Automotive Technology II

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To receive an Automotive Technology Certificate II, a student must take eighteen (18) credits of AUTO courses in consultation with their advisor.

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Power Sports I

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Power Sports II

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Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing, Assistant

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As a nursing assistant, you will work under the supervision of nurses and other licensed healthcare professionals to provide direct care to patients in a variety of settings. Nursing assistants are the primary caregivers in meeting the day-to-day needs of patients. They play a significant role in relaying information about the condition of patients to members of the healthcare team.

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Patient Care Technician Certificate II

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Patient Care Technicians are multi-skilled nursing assistants who work closely with patients and their families. They assist doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals by providing vital support to patients with a variety of diseases, injuries, or conditions. The duties performed vary from state to state and depend on the type of healthcare facility.

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Dental Hygienist

Dental Assistant Certificate I

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The Dental Assistant Certificate I Program is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position as a dental assistant and to provide additional coursework necessary for transfer to a dental hygiene program if desired. Students gain knowledge and skills through classroom instruction and lab activities. General education courses introduce the student to basic computer and interpersonal communication skills.

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Dental Assistant Certificate II

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The Dental Assistant Certificate II Program is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position as a dental assistant. The curriculum provides the student with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills through classroom instruction and hands-on activities in the campus lab.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate I

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Be prepared to work as a member of the healthcare team in ambulatory care facilities, such as outpatient centers, clinics and physicians' offices, through the medical assistant certificate program.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Office Support Certificate II

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Learn administrative skills required to perform duties as front office staff in hospitals, clinics, private practices, or other healthcare settings. Front office medical support professionals are typically the first point of contact with patients. They facilitate the smooth running of the office. Their unique role combines both direct and indirect patient care duties. Responsibilities vary depending on the type of facility and may include scheduling appointments, arranging clinical procedures, processing insurance claims, medical coding, maintaining patient records, and entering data. Students are introduced to software applications, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, and professional communication skills. This unique 12-credit certificate may be completed in as little as one semester.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy

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A career as a phlebotomy technician is rewarding for someone who desires to work directly with patients and the healthcare team. Phlebotomists obtain blood samples from patients for laboratory testing and analysis.

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Computer Science, A.S.

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Computer Science is for students who wish to pursue an interest in computer software design. Students will study methods of formulating and solving problems using current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice. In addition to numerical calculations, the field includes such topics as network analysis, graphics, modeling and simulation, parallel computation and artificial intelligence.

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Systems Analyst

Computer Technology, A.A.S.

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Computer Technology introduces basic hardware, software, networking and security principles. Complete the Comp TIA A+™ hardware certification test and take courses for the preparation of the Comp TIA Network+™ and Comp TIA Security+™ certification exams. Courses will provide a blended knowledge of computer networking, hardware/software and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system. On the job work to practice skills acquired from the classroom will be utilized in an internship.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Technology, A.A.S.

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Computer Technology introduces basic hardware, software, networking and security principles. Complete the Comp TIA A+™ hardware certification test and take courses for the preparation of the Comp TIA Network+™ and Comp TIA Security+™ certification exams. Courses will provide a blended knowledge of computer networking, hardware/software and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system. On the job work to practice skills acquired from the classroom will be utilized in an internship.

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Computer Technology, A.A.S.

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Computer Technology introduces basic hardware, software, networking and security principles. Complete the Comp TIA A+™ hardware certification test and take courses for the preparation of the Comp TIA Network+™ and Comp TIA Security+™ certification exams. Courses will provide a blended knowledge of computer networking, hardware/software and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system. On the job work to practice skills acquired from the classroom will be utilized in an internship.

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IT Support Specialist

Computer Technology, A.A.S.

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Computer Technology introduces basic hardware, software, networking and security principles. Complete the Comp TIA A+™ hardware certification test and take courses for the preparation of the Comp TIA Network+™ and Comp TIA Security+™ certification exams. Courses will provide a blended knowledge of computer networking, hardware/software and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system. On the job work to practice skills acquired from the classroom will be utilized in an internship.

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Computer Technology, A.A.S.

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Computer Technology introduces basic hardware, software, networking and security principles. Complete the Comp TIA A+™ hardware certification test and take courses for the preparation of the Comp TIA Network+™ and Comp TIA Security+™ certification exams. Courses will provide a blended knowledge of computer networking, hardware/software and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system. On the job work to practice skills acquired from the classroom will be utilized in an internship.

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Software Support Specialist, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science in Software Support Specialist degree is designed for students who wish to prepare for positions as Help Desk Technician, Technical Support Specialist and Customer Service Representative. Software support specialists provide technical assistance and support for computer users. The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop skills such as critical and creative thinking, computation and communication, lifelong learning and technical skills, all of which are highly desirable in this career.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary

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To be a successful employee of the culinary arts/hospitality industry, an individual must have a passion for cooking, be dependable, possess an aptitude for servicing guests, and enjoy working in a team environment. An individual choosing a career in the culinary/hospitality industry must display a positive attitude toward the profession and customers, possess excellent physical and mental stamina, and be dedicated to quality.

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Culinary, A.A.S.

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This program is exclusively based in Jackson, Wyoming. Learn the foundations and advanced techniques from courses such as stocks and soups, food preparation of meats and baking to garde manger. Utilize the resources of local businesses and intern at some of Jackson's leading resorts and restaurants, fours months in the summer/ winter seasons.

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Hotel and Restaurant Management I

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The Hotel and Restaurant Management certificate program prepares students for entry-level management positions in a variety of settings within the hospitality industry. The general education prerequisites are designed to encourage students to develop critical and creative thinking, computation, communication skills, and basic technical skills utilized in the hospitality industry.

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Hotel and Restaurant Management II

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This certificate prepares the student for entry-level positions within the hospitality industry. In addition to an overview of the industry the selected curriculum is designed to offer students insight into the two major aspects of hospitality; the restaurant and hotel experiences. The student completing this certificate will have exposure to the importance of customer service, professionalism and working well with others in the hospitality industry.

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Hotel and Restaurant Management, A.A.S.

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Learn what it takes to successfully manage a restaurant or hotel. Exclusively in Jackson, Wyoming, this program utilizes the resources of the hospitality industry. Work with employers in extensive internships during the height of tourist seasons; 4 months of training during the Summer/Winter seasons after gaining the knowledge from courses during the “shoulder seasons” (Oct - Nov) and (April - May). This partnership helps meet community needs by providing employment through the end of the busy seasons.

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Construction Industry

Electrician

Electrical Apprenticeship

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The Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate II program meets the related apprenticeship training requirements for the State of Wyoming, Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety. In order to earn this certificate, students must complete all eight required courses in the series. This program provides fundamental instruction in electrical principals, training in the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), and prepares students to take the Licensed Journeyman Electrical test.

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Welder

Welding I

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The welding program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills and knowledge needed in today’s welding industry. To be successful in the welding industry, a person must be able to adapt to work styles that require dependability, attention to detail, safety-consciousness, self-control, adaptability/flexibility, initiative, and cooperation.

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welding II

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Welding certificate II combines hands-on welding experiences with classroom instruction in commonly used welding processes. Designed for students who have prior welding experience and desire to update their skills.

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Welding, A.A.S.

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This program not only provides skills and knowledge needed in today's welding industry but combines hands-on welding with classroom instruction in the five commonly used welding processes; OAW, SMAW, GMAW, FCAW and GTAW. CWC is an accredited education and test facility with American Welding Societies with up-to-date welding equipment. Be trained according to the AWS D1.1 structure welding code book, as well as the American Petroleum Institutes' 1104 pipe code book.

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Electrician

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Contact Phone Number

800-735-8418

Address

2660 Peck Avenue
Riverton, WY 82501
United States