new programs

New Programs for Fall 2024*

Health Sciences & Wellness Pathway

  • Practical Nursing: The LCCC Practical Nursing Program is designed for students with patient care experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) wishing to expand their skills and knowledge in patient care. This intensive three-semester program, not including prerequisite courses, is a balance of general education and nursing courses that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to function as beginning practitioners of nursing. Students receive instruction in a hybrid/online on a schedule/online anytime platform alongside clinical experiences in the nursing care of patients in health care settings under the supervision and guidance of the nursing faculty and preceptors. This program can be completed at a distance with short on-campus residencies required each semester.

  • Respiratory Therapy: The Associate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy prepares students to work under the supervision of a doctor with patients of all ages with breathing or lung disorders. Upon completion of the AAS degree, graduates will be eligible to sit for the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) exams to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

Information Technology Pathway

  • Information Technology Fundamentals: The IT Fundamentals Credit Diploma is designed for students and professionals who need to acquire a basic to intermediate level of understanding of IT principles, systems and concepts to enhance their employment or education potential. Students in the degree program will develop core skillsets necessary to tackle more advanced IT subject matter, as well as learning the fundamental terminology, roles and considerations of IT in modern business environments. 

Trades & Technical Studies Pathway

  • Computer Numerical Controller (CNC Operator): Students in the Computer Numerical Control Program learn the techniques, hardware, software and computer system practices associated with Computer-Aided Machining (CAM) to manually write, save, retrieve and transfer CNC machine programs. Students will learn to program Factory Automatic Numerical Control (FANUC) industrial robots and collaborative robots (co-bots) and will have the opportunity to earn FANUC certifications.

  • Machine Tool Technology: The Machine Tool Technology Credit Diploma prepares students for skilled positions as an entry-level manual machinist. Students gain the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to operate a variety of machine tools to be able to produce parts to specifications. 

 *All programs are pending approval