Academic Programs

Arts and Humanities Academic Programs

Culinary, Communications and Creative Arts

 

Short-Term Technical Certificates

Culinary Arts Certificate - Kitchen Essentials
The Short Term certificate in Culinary Arts prepares the certificate holder with the basic foundational skills required to pursue additional education in Culinary Arts or for entry level employment in various types of restaurants and food businesses. Students will learn a variety of basic cooking and baking techniques through hands-on instruction. The Culinary Arts Certificate - Kitchen Essentials is a short-term technical certificate offered by LCCC at the Apollo Career Center - Lima, OH.

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One-Year Technical Certificates
 

Arts Foundations
The Arts Foundation Certificate prepares students for a transfer to 4-year art departments and schools. This is an appropriate certificate for those who are preparing portfolios for such a transfer. This certificate contains the Art Foundation studio classes of Two Dimensional Design, Three Dimensional Design and Drawing I, which are courses that are in the Fine Arts Transfer Agreement. This certificate will prepare art students for transfer to 4 years schools. It is the foundation year of a 4 year arts program. Art students will produce a portfolio of works suitable for their major.

Communication Studies
The study of communication improves a student's critical thinking, oral communication, and written communication skills. This course of study is valuable for professionals wishing to enhance their communication skills and for those intending to pursue the further academic study of communication.

English Literature
The study of English Literature develops a student's ability to think critically and communicate well. This certificate prepares the student for further academic work as an English major or for preparing to teach English in secondary education.

Graphic Design
The One Year Certification in Graphic Design from the Department of Visual Arts represents the successful completion of select courses in Art, Design, Digital Art that prepares individuals to design, develop, and implement visual solutions for a variety of contexts, including print and digital media. Successful completion of this certificate prepares the student for employment in graphic design, or for further study in art, design, or web development. Certification is well suited for the individuals with professional experience seeking to add to their skill set.

Humanities Studies
The study of humanities develops a student's critical thinking skills, reading skills, research skills and written communication skills and provides the student with a board knowledge of some of the most important and enduring aspects of human culture. A knowledge of humanities is useful for the further academic study of human behavior, history, literature, art, music, and all aspects of human culture.

Journalism - Public Relations and Advertising
The communications profession, especially journalism, has dramatically changed with the advent of the social media. Many journalists have left the newsroom to start their own ventures in public relations, marketing, advertising and other related fields. Unfortunately, many of them face immense challenges because of their lack of knowledge in social media, marketing and advertising. Similarly, marketing and public relations graduates also experience the same challenges. A comprehensive certificate program covering all these four areas – journalism, public relations, marketing and advertising – will be help these entrepreneurs launch their career goals. Click here to learn more. 

Philosophical Studies
The study of Philosophy develops a student's critical thinking skills, reading skills, research skills, and written communication skills and provides the student with a broad knowledge of some of the most challenging and important issues facing human beings. A knowledge of philosophy is useful for the further academic study of nature, theology, human behavior, history, literature, art and politics.

Photography
The one year certification in photography from the department of visual arts represents the successful completion of select courses in art, photography, design and digital art that prepares individuals to design, create, and produce traditional and digital solutions for a variety of contexts, including websites, print media and fine art. Successful completion of this certificate prepares the student for employment in the area of photographic production or for further study in art, photography, or design. Certification is well suited for the individuals with professional experience seeking to add to their skill set.

Religious Studies

Spanish
The certificate in Spanish provides students, prospective employers and others with documented evidence of persistence and academic accomplishment in the language. This certificate also prepares students for further academic work as a Spanish major, for preparing to teach Spanish in secondary education or for preparation in becoming an interpreter/translator.

Computer Animation 
The One Year Certification in Computer Animation from the Department of Visual Arts represents the successful completion of select courses in Art, Design, Digital Art, and software development that prepares individuals to develop, storyboard, and create 2d or 3d animations and motion graphics. Successful completion of this certificate prepares the student to be an independent animator or motion designer for entry-level employment in an number of fields, including film, television, web, music videos, gaming, and instructional materials; or for further study in art, design, animation and motion graphics. Certification is well suited for the individuals with professional experience seeking to add to their current skill set.

Two Dimensional Art
This is a course of study that focuses on Two Dimensional studio art. This prepares students for further study in the fine arts. Drawing I, Two Dimensional Design, Painting I, Printmaking are all part of the Fine Arts Transfer Agreement. The rest of the studio courses are transferable to other institutions dependent on portfolio review at the receiving institution. This is also an appropriate course of study for students who already have a degree and are pursuing the arts for personal development and interest.

Three Dimensional Art
This prepares students for further study in the Three Dimensional Arts. Drawing I, Two Dimensional Design, Three Dimensional Design, Ceramics I, Sculpture are all part of the Fine Arts Transfer Agreement. The rest of the studio courses are transferable to other institutions dependent on portfolio review at the receiving institution. This is also an appropriate course of study for students who already have a degree and are pursuing the arts for personal development and interest.

Web Design
The one year certification in Web Design from the Department of Visual Arts represents the successful completion of select courses in Art, Design, Digital Art, and software development that prepares individuals to design, development and implement interactive digital experiences for a variety of contests, including websites, mobile devices, and interactive kiosks. Successful completion of this certificate prepares the student for employment in web and interactive design, or for further study in art, design, or software development. Certification is well suited for the individuals with professional experience seeking to add to their skill set.
   

Associate of Applied Business Degree

Culinary Arts
A major in Culinary Arts provides an opportunity to really understand food. From the preparation of simple dishes to the creation of international cuisine, students will learn a variety of cooking skills and techniques through intense hands-on instruction. Emphasis is also placed on safety, sanitation, nutrition and health. Whether the goal is to begin a new career or to gain additional skills for a current one, this program is the place to start.

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