Accelerated Programs & Courses

 

Complete Your Education Goals Faster with Accelerated Programs & Courses

WCC’s accelerated programs and courses are designed for students seeking flexibility, juggling a demanding schedule, or wanting to make a career move right away. Most accelerated courses can be completed in a few short weeks and certificates can be earned in a single semester. New for Winter 2022 is an Accelerated Business Associate Degree that can be completed in 17 months!

By definition, courses within accelerated programs are consolidated into shorter periods than the traditional 15-week semester. That compressed workload means you will do more in less time. Some students thrive in this fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; others are better suited to a more traditional academic schedule. We suggest you speak with an academic advisor to find out if an accelerated program/course is the right fit based on your learning style and outside obligations.

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Accelerated Program Options

Accelerated Business Degree

This 17 month program consists of 8 sessions that are 6-weeks long. Students in this program will be assigned a dedicated coach and a study cohort to help them stay on track and successfully complete their degree.

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Cohort #1 Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
ECO 211: Principles of Economics I #54891 3 6 Online
COM 225: Intercultural Communications #54892 3 6 Online
ECO 222: Principles of Economics II #54893 3 6 Online
CIS 110: Intro to Computer Information Systems #54894 3 6 Online
PSY 100: Intro to Psychology #54895 3 6 Online
Cohort #1 Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 265: Business Statistics #96985 3 6 Online
BMG 111: Business Law #96986 3 6 Online
AST 111: General Astronomy #96987 3 6 Online
BMG 250: Priciples of Marketing #96988 3 6 Online
PHL 101: Intro to Philosophy #96993 3 6 Online
Cohort #2 Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
ENG 111: English Composition #97145 4 6 Online
BMG 140: Introduction to Business #97146 3 6 Online
BMG 207: Business Communication #97147 3 6 Online
MTH 160: Basic Statistics #97148 4 6 Online

These courses have limited enrollment, require commitment to the 17 month program and approval from an advisor before enrolling in courses.


Entreprenuership & Innovation Essentials Certificate

Transform ideas into a business opportunity with the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate. Three consecutive 5-week classes are all it takes to turn a dream into reality.

 Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 101: Entrepreneurship I #54899 3 5 Online
BMG 109: Entrepreneurship II #54892 3 5 Online
BMG 209: Entrepreneurship III #55089 3 5 Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 101: Entrepreneurship I #96315 3 5 Online
BMG 109: Entrepreneurship II #96336 3 5 Online
BMG 209: Entrepreneurship III #96316 3 5 Online
Fall 2022 - Face to Face
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 101: Entrepreneurship I #95839 3 5 Face to face
BMG 109: Entrepreneurship II #95840 3 5 Face to face
BMG 209: Entrepreneurship III #96517 3 5 Face to face

Supply Chain Essentials Certificate

This certificate of completion is designed for individuals working in the industry who are seeking advancement in their field. This program is embedded in the Supply Chain certificate and associate of applied science degree programs. Completion of the certificate program will prepare the student to taketwo industry approved certification exams. The exams are the Certified Logistics Association Certification (CLA) and the Certified Logistics Technician Certification (CLT).

Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 181: Intro Supply Chain Management #54873 3 6 Online
BMG 182: Warehousing and Logistics #54874 3 6 Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 181: Intro Supply Chain Management #96958 3 5 Online
BMG 182: Warehousing and Logistics #96961 3 5 Online

HR Essentials Certificate

This 9-credit hour certificate can be earned in one semester. Learn human resources essentials and obtain a valuable resume credential in just 12 weeks.

Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 230: Principles of Management #55239 3 4 Online
BMG 240: Human Resources Management #54876 3 4 Online
BMG 279: Organizational Management #54877 3 4 Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 230: Principles of Management #96962 3 4 Online
BMG 240: Human Resources Management #96965 3 4 Online
BMG 279: Organizational Management #96966 3 4 Online

Business Enterprise Basics Certificate

Start the journey to a career in business with WCC’s Business Enterprise Basics Certificate. This certificate can be achieved in just one semester. All five courses are offered consecutively online in 3-week sessions.

Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
ACC 111: Principles of Accounting I #54878 3 3 Online
BMG 140: Introduction to Business #54879 3 3 Online
BMG 207: Business Communication #54880 3 3 Online
BMG 230: Principles of Management #54881 3 3 Online
BMG 250: Principles of Marketing #54882 3 3 Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
ACC 111: Principles of Accounting I #96967 3 3 Online
BMG 140: Introduction to Business #96970 3 3 Online
BMG 207: Business Communication #96971 3 3 Online
BMG 230: Principles of Management #96972 3 3 Online
BMG 250: Principles of Marketing #96973 3 3 Online

Management Certificate

Earn a Management Certificate at WCC in just one semester by taking two courses at a time online or all of the courses each one night a week in a face to face setting. This certificate offers students, in any occupation or trade, an opportunity to acquire the management skills needed to advance their career. This program is offered in an online or face to face format.

Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 230: Principles of Management #54883 3 6 Online
BMG 273: Managing Operations #54884 3 6 Online
BMG 279: Organizational Management #54885 3 6 Online
BMG 291: Project Management #54886 3 6 Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 230: Principles of Management #96974 3 6 Online
BMG 231: Non-Profit Management #97368 3 6 Online
BMG 273: Managing Operations #96975 3 6 Online
BMG 279: Organizational Management #96976 3 6 Online
BMG 291: Project Management #96977 3 6 Online
Fall 2022 - Face to Face
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 230: Principles of Management #96979 3 6 Face to face
BMG 273: Managing Operations #96984 3 6 Face to face
BMG 279: Organizational Management #96983 3 6 Face to face
BMG 291: Project Management #96981 3 6 Face to face

Sports and Entertainment Management Certificate

This is a two semester certificate consisting of six classes. Each class is 5 weeks in length and builds upon each other.

In this program, students will focus on the unique sports and entertainment management industries. They will be introduced to the variety of sports and entertainment employment opportunities such as ticket sales, event management or representing a professional athlete or team. Students will develop analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills that sports and entertainment industry employers are looking for. Innovative instruction from professionals and collaborative learning will enhance their experience.

Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 163: Intro to E-Sports #96994 3 5 Online
BMG 165: Introduction to Sports & Entertainment Management #96995 3 5 Online
BMG 230: Principles of Management #96996 3 5 Online

Computer Networking Academy | One Semester Bootcamp

Earn this high demand credential in just 13 weeks and be on your way to a career as a network technician.

Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
CNT 206: Introduction to Networks #97048 4 4 Online
CNT 216: Switching & Routing Essentials #97049 4 4 Online
CNT 226: Enterprise Networking #97050 4 4 Online
CNT 295: CCNA Certification Prep #97051 1 1 Online

C++ Programming | One Semester Bootcamp

Complete an Advanced Certificate in C++ Programming in just 12 weeks by taking three consecutive 4-week courses in one semester. This advanced certificate program prepares students for a career in computer programming where they will write C++ code and develop applications utilizing object-oriented programming techniques.

Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
CPS 171: Intro Prog With C++ #54996 4 4 Online
CPS 271: Object Features of C++ #54997 4 4 Online
CPS 272: Data Structure C++ #54998 4 4 Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
CPS 171: Intro Prog With C++ #97056 4 4 Online
CPS 271: Object Features of C++ #97057 4 4 Online
CPS 272: Data Structures C++ #97058 4 4 Online

Principles of Cybersecurity | One Semester Bootcamp

This advanced certificate provides in-depth learning of cybersecurity technology while emphasizing executing a vulnerability analysis of an organization’s network and network hardening to reduce risk. You will learn various tools to perform analysis and ensure network security.

Spring/Summer 2022 - Online
Fall 2022 - Online
Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
CSS 200: Intro to Network Security #97052 4 4 Online
CSS 205: Network Penetration Testing #97053 4 4 Online
CSS 210: Network Perimeter Protection #97054 4 4 Online
CSS 295: Cyber Cert Prep #97055 1 1 Online

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