Programs of Study

South Plains College offers more than 100 program options that lead to associate degrees and certificates of proficiency in the arts and sciences, the technical arts and health occupations. The following list may not be complete because program development is ongoing.

 

Arts and Sciences Division

Go to information for Arts and Sciences Division.

 

Behavioral Science Department

Psychology
Sociology

Go to information for Behavioral Science Department.

 

Biology Department

Biology
Pre-Nursing
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Wildlife Management

Go to information for Biology Department.

 

Business Administration Department

Business Administration

Go to information for Business Administration Department.

 

Communication Department

Advertising
Agricultural Communications
Broadcast Journalism
Sports Broadcasting
Corporate-Organizational Communications
Foreign Lanuage (Spanish)
Photojournalism
Print Journalism
Public Relations
Radio, Television, Film
Speech Communication

Go to information for Communication Department.

 

English Department

English

Go to information for English Department.

 

Fine Arts Department

Art
Music Education
Music Performance
Theatre Arts

Go to information for Fine Arts Department.

 

Mathematics and Engineering Department

Computer Science
Mathematics
Pre-Engineering

Go to information for Mathematics and Engineering Department.

 

Physical Education Department

Physical Education

Go to information for Physical Education Department.

 

Science Department

Agriculture
Chemistry
Geology
Human Sciences
Pre-Chiropractic
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Medical Technology
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physician's Assistant
Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Go to information for Science Department.

 

Social Science Department

Government
History

Go to information for Social Science Department.

 

Teaching and Learning Center

Teacher Education

Go to information for Teaching and Learning Center.

 

Health Occupations Division

Go to information for Health Occupations Division.

 

Allied Health Department

Applied Rehabilitation Psychology
Child Development
     Early Childhood Administrator's Certificate
     Child Development/Early Childhood Certificate
     Family Advocate Certificate
     Child Development Associate (CDA) Training
Emergency Medical Services
     Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Certificate
     Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Certificate
Health Information Technology
     Transcription Specialist Certificate
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Care
Surgical Technology
     Surgical Technology Certificate
     Advanced Surgical Assisting Certificate

Go to information for Allied Health Department.

 

Nursing Department

Associate Degree Nursing
Vocational Nursing

Medical Laboratory Technician

Go to information for Nursing Department.

 

Technical Education Division

Go to information for Technical Education Division.

Business Administration and Computer Information Systems Department

Accounting Associate
     Accounting Associate Certificate
Business
     Business Management Certificate
     General Business Certificate
     General Insurance/Risk Management Certificate
Computer Information Systems
     Internet Certificate
     Networking Certificate
Office Technology
     Microcomputing Certificate
     Office Technology Certificate
     Software Applications Certificate
Paralegal Studies
Real Estate
     Real Estate Salesmanship Certificate

Go to information for Business Administration and Computer Information Systems Department.

 

Creative Arts Department

Commercial Music
     Commercial Music Certificate
     Entertainment Business Certificate
Design Communications
     Art Specialization
     Internet Specialization
Sound TEchnology
     Sound Reinforcement Certificate
Video Production Technology
     Video Production Technology Certificate

Go to information for Creative Arts Department.

 

Industrial Technology Department

Automotive Collision Repair Technology
     Body and Frame Technician
     Automotive Refinishing Technician
     Automotive Collision Repair Basic Skills Certificate
     Automotive Collision Repair Advanced Skills Certificate
Automotive Service Technology
     Automotive Service Technology Basic Skills Certificate
     Automotive Service Technology Advanced Skills Certificate
Automotive Technology
     Drive Train Certificate
     Electricial/Driveability Certificate
Diesel Service Technology
     Diesel Service Technology Certificate
     Diesel Auxiliary Systems and Controls Certificate
     Diesel Engines and Drive Systems Certificate
Electronic Technologies
     Computer and Networking Technician Certificate
     Electronics Technician Certificate
Engineering Graphics and Design Technology
     Engineering Graphics and Design Certificate
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology
     Residential/Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning Technician Certificate
     Residential Air Conditioning Installation Technician Certificate
Machinist Trades
     CNC Programming Certificate
     Machinist Trades Certificate
Welding Technology
     Basic Welding Processes Certificate
     Advanced Welding Processes Certificate

Go to information for Industrial Technology Department.

 

Professional Services and Energy Department

Cosmetology
     Cosmetology Instructor Certificate
Electrical and Power Transmission Technology
     Electrical Technician Certificate
     Basic Electrical Certificate
Fire Technology
     Fire Academy
     Fire and Arson Investigator
     Fire Inspector
     Fire Officer I and II
Law Enforcement Technology
     Law Enforcement Police Academy

Go to information for Professional Services and Energy Department.

South Plains College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate degrees and proficiency certificates. SPC is an approved college recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Questions concerning accreditation should be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools facilitates the transfer of credit to other colleges and universities. Since degree requirements are not the same at all colleges and universities, students who plan to transfer are strongly encouraged to work closely with an academic advisor in preparing their class schedule each semester. It is also suggested that students consult the current catalog of the institution to which the student intends to transfer.

Program Accreditation

Selected programs at South Plains College also maintain accreditation with independent accrediting bodies in order for program graduates to meet the requirements for licensure. These programs include the following.

  • The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
  • The Vocational Nursing Program is accredited by the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
  • The Emergency Medical Services Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
  • The Health Information Services program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
  • The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60606-2901, (321) 704-5300.
  • The Respiratory Care Program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Respiratory Care.
  • The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs.
  • The Cosmetology Program is approved by the Texas Cosmetology Commission.
  • The Law Enforcement Technology program is approved by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education.

 

 


 Last Published 8/8/10