Arapahoe Community College - Diploma

Arapahoe Community College is a two-year community school located in Littleton, Colorado, United States. Arapahoe Community College offers associate degree programmes and certificate courses in about 100 areas of study. Arapahoe Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

  • Average Tuition USD 17,996
  • Students 18,000

School Description

Arapahoe Community College was established in 1965 following a movement by Littleton residents demanding formation of a higher education institute to provide post-high school education in the area. The college was started as Arapahoe Junior college with an initial enrollment of 550 students. In the year 1970, Arapahoe Junior College was transformed into Arapahoe Community College upon its joining of the Colorado Community College System.

Arapahoe Community College's main campus in Littleton sprawls across 51 acres in the greater Denver area and houses about 18,000 students annually on an average. Arapahoe Community College offers over 90 associate degree programmes and certificate courses in a wide range of disciplines. Arapahoe Community College campus offers state-of-the-art facilities including the Weber Center for Learning Resources, classrooms, laboratories, the Colorado Gallery of Arts, a dedicated fitness centre and more. Arapahoe Community College encourages development, leadership, and engagement of students through activities, services and experiences.

Diploma Programs

  • Littleton, CO 80120, USA

    Accounting

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    American Sign Language

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    Do you want to learn a new language? Do you enjoy working in groups? American Sign Language may be the perfect course for you! It is a fun and great way to get your humanities credits. It incorporates kinesthetic, visual and auditory learning and makes language more tangible. Each class is set up to use daily participation and group conversations in American Sign Language.

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    Anthropology

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    Anthropology is the study of mankind on a global scale. Anthropology works at the crossroads of the social sciences and the humanities. It works to understand human experience in all of its fullness.

    Our department nurtures the study of human social life. We also provide a strong foundation to continue your studies at a 4-year institution. Our faculty has a broad spectrum of experience and can provide the proper intellectual challenge needed for success at a university.

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    Arabic

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Architectural Contracts and Materials Certificate

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Architectural Engineering

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    While in our Architectural Engineering program, you will learn the emerging technologies of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and sustainable design with emphasis on the USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) practices.

    You will develop BIM skills by creating physical models utilizing three-dimensional plotters and laser cutting equipment. You will hone your manual sketching skills and learn advanced computer aided drafting design to aid your design presentation techniques.

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    Art

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    We offer weekend and evening classes to meet your needs whether you consider yourself a traditional student, an art major, a general studies student, an art professional or a life-long learner. We offer a strong two-year foundation that is ideal for both degree and non-degree seeking students.

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    Automotive Technology

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Biology

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

    At Arapahoe Community College, you have a full selection of biology courses designed to help students of all interests and abilities improve their understanding and appreciation of the world around us and within us. 

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    Business Administration

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    Have you ever wanted to own your own business? Do you need more training to climb the corporate ladder? ACC business courses provide a foundation of knowledge in key business areas. Business programs include certificates and AAS degrees with concentrations in management, entrepreneurship, marketing and a retail management certificate and degree.

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    Chemistry

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    Few disciplines can offer you as many academic and career opportunities as can chemistry. From health care to renewable energy, many fields require a basic understanding of chemistry, along with critical-thinking and problem solving skills. At Arapahoe Community College, we have chemistry courses designed to teach you these skills, and to prepare you for transfer to a four-year university.

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    Communication

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    Ever notice how often the phrase "written and oral communication skills" appears in job postings? The ACC Communication Department is here to help you Move Mountains to attain and improve those vital written and oral communication skills! Get your Associate of Arts degree in Communication and hone your skills into a rewarding career.

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    Computer Aided Drafting

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    You will acquire CAD skills utilizing the latest releases of Autodesk, SOLIDWORKS, or SketchUp software. ACC has a variety of accelerated courses to fit your schedule. The program offers basic skills to advanced levels of training in the application of design software.

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    Computer Aided Drafting

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    The program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Bioinformatics. The program offers courses that focus on the use of information technology to study living things, and the use of computers to collect, and organize biological information.

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    Computer Graphics

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

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    Computer Information Systems

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Computer Technology

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    Construction Management

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

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    Construction Management

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

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    Contemporary Journalism

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

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    Creative Writing

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

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    Criminal Justice

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Data Analytics

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Early Childhood Education

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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    Economics

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Engineering

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    English

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Entrepreneurship

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

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    Environmental Science

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Financial Services

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    French

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Game Design and Development

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

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    General Business

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Health Information Technology

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on laboratory tests used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases.

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    History

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Humanities

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    Interior Design

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • Littleton, CO 80120, USA

    Journalism

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

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    Law Enforcement Academy

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Management

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Marketing

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mathematics

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Medical Laboratory Technology

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on laboratory tests used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases.

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    Multimedia, Graphic Design and Illustration

    USD 17,996 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

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    Nursing

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Paralegal

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Paramedicine

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Photography

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photography through a mix of practical workshops, lectures and independent projects.

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    Physical Therapist

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physical Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.

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    Physics

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Project Management

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative and qualitative skills, tools, and techniques required to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. The program offers courses that focus on the study of project planning; risk management; cost and time management; contracts and procurement; accounting and statistics; decision making; and human resources.

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    Psychology

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Retail Management

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • Littleton, CO 80120, USA

    Sociology

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Spanish

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Theatre

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Theology

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.

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    World Languages

    USD 17,995 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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