Plans of Study

Arapahoe Community College is happy to provide our potential and current students with the information you need to make a successful education and career choice.  Below you will find six Career Clusters that coordinate with the statewide Career Cluster Model.  Under each Career Cluster you will find a Plan of Study for many areas of study. 

What is a Plan of Study…

A Plan of Study is a coherent, articulated sequence of rigorous academic and career-related courses, commencing in the ninth grade and leads to an industry-recognized certificate or licensure, and/or an associate or baccalaureate degree and beyond

Why use a Plan of Study…

  • Provides you with a "road map" to your career goals
  • Plans are flexible, allowing you to explore and update your Plan of Study
  • Highlights high school to college linkages allowing for seamless transition to further your education

Career Clusters/Pathways
Business & Public Administration
    Managing & Administration
    Government & Public Administration
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Arts, Design and Information Technology
    Arts, A/V Technology and Communication
    Information Technology
Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences
    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    Architecture and Construction
Health Sciences and Public Safety
    Health Science
    Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Hospitality, Human Services and Education
    Human Services

Business & Public Administration Career Cluster
    Management & Administration Pathway
        Associate of Arts, Business Transfer Emphasis
        Associate of Applied Science, Business Administration
        Associate of Applied Science, Business Administration, Business Administration certificates -
            Consumer Behavior, Contemporary Business, Customer Service, Human Resource
            Management, Human Resource Specialist, Leadership, Retail Management and many others
               Foreign Languages/International Relations           
               Real Estate
               Small Business Management
    Marketing Pathway
     Financial Pathway
        Financial Services
     Government & Public Administration Pathway

Agriculture and Natural Resources Career Cluster
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Pathway
 Energy Pathway
        Active Solar Thermal Technician
        Energy (Solar Photovoltaic, Active Solar Thermal, Residential Energy)

STEM, Arts, Design and Information Technology Career Cluster
    STEM Pathway
    Arts, A/V Technology and Communication Pathway
        Interior Design
       Multimedia Graphic Design
    Information Technology Pathway
        Cisco Certified Network Associate
        Computer Graphics
        Computer Information Systems
        Computer Network Technology
        Computer Science
        Computer Support Professional
        Computer Technician
        Game Design and Development
        Networking Security

Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences Career Cluster
    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Pathway
        Automotive Electrical Electronics Engine Performance
        Automotive Service Management
        Automotive Technology
    Architecture and Construction Pathway
        Architectural Contract and Materials
        Architectural Design & Technology
        Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
        Construction Supervision
        Engineering Technologies
   Manufacturing Pathway

Health Sciences and Public Safety Career Cluster
    Health Science Pathway
        Activity Professional Training
        Eldercare Specialist
        Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
        Health Information Technology
        Human Performance
        Medical Assistant
        Medical Laboratory Technician
        Medical Office Technology
        Mortuary Science
        Nurse Aide
        Pharmacy Technician
        Phlebotomy Certificate
        Physical Fitness Specialist
        Physical Therapist Assistant
        Practical Nursing
    Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Pathway
        Criminal Justice
        Emergency Dispatch

Hospitality, Human Services and Education Career Cluster
    Hospitality and Tourism Pathway
    Human Services Pathway
    Education and Training Pathway
        Early Childhood Education
        Associate of Arts, Statewide Elementary Education Transfer
        Associate of Arts, Education w/Secondary Math Education emphasis

 Non CTE programs
Associate of Arts, Creative Writing Course of Study
Associate of Arts, Music Emphasis