The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
This certificate provides college
courses to promote competency in English composition, mathematics,
analytical reasoning, cultural diversity and computer literacy.
These courses cultivate valuable workplace skills and knowledge of
the world essential for careers in the 21st century. This
certificate also provides a basic building block for many associate
degree programs at the College.
Upon successful completion of this
program, the graduate will:
Cultural competency courses include:
ANT-102 Cultural AnthropologyANT-104 Native Americans—Indians of North AmericaANT-117 GlobalizationBUS-245 International BusinessECD-202 Children With Special NeedsENG-118 Women as WritersETH-101 Ethnic & Diversity StudiesETH-111 Historical Development of Black Community in PittsburghETH-112 Understanding Violence in AmericaETH-113 Introduction to Black Women & LeadershipETH-114 Achieving Cultural CompetenceETH-119 Diversity Training/Education in AmericaETH-121 Current Issues in Ethnic & Diversity StudiesETH-122 Race and Ethnic Relations in the Global EconomyETH-123 The Politics of Race, Ethnicity & National IdentityETH-205 Latino Cultural StudiesETH-206 Asian American StudiesETH-215 African Art/Artifacts in the Cycle of LifeETH-220 History of the Pittsburgh Civil Rights MovementHIS-203 African American History 1HIS-205 African American History 2HIS-219 History of WomenPHL-111 Religions of the WorldPSY-106 Psychology of African AmericansPSY-109 Psychology of WomenPSY-114 Human SexualitySOC-160 Introduction to Women’s StudiesSOC-202 Human AgingSOC-208 Urban SociologySOC-210 Sociology of Sexual BehaviorSOC-211 Racial & Ethnic MinoritiesForeign Language