Business & Computer Science
A pathway in either business or computer science can lead to a wide range of career paths and opportunities. Graduates in these areas are in high demand for their problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making abilities. Degrees or certificates in these areas can lead to hot jobs in a variety of industries.
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Communication & English
The possibilities are great in this career area. From pathways like journalism, film production, creative writing, public relations, and leadership, these classes, degrees, and certificates will provide a wide range of skills and knowledge that are highly valued in many industries, making this a versatile pathway that can lead to many careers.
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Pursuing studies in Education at RVC can provide students with a foundation in teaching and education, and prepare them for work in early childhood or daycare settings, in paraprofessional roles, or to transfer to a four-year university to complete a bachelor's degree in education or related field.
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Engineering & Technology
An engineering and technology pathway includes a series of courses and programs designed to prepare students for careers in engineering, manufacturing, or other technology-related fields. In addition to coursework, students in these areas may have access to a variety of resources and opportunities, such as internships, research projects, and networking events.
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Fine & Performing Arts
Fine and performing arts courses and transfer pathway offer students the opportunity to explore their creative interests and develop their artistic skills in a supportive environment. These courses may include a variety of disciplines such as music, theater, and visual arts. Overall, these areas provide a valuable opportunity for students to explore their creativity and develop their artistic skills, whether they are pursuing a career in the arts or simply seeking a creative outlet.
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There are a wide variety of opportunities for students to study health science careers and prepare for in-demand and rewarding careers in the healthcare industry. The majority of programs are offered in the state-of-the-art Health Sciences Center on RVC’s Main Campus.
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Science & Math
A transfer pathway in Science and Math at a RVC is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in math and science and prepare them for transfer to a four-year university to complete a bachelor's degree in a related field. Completing courses in science and math at RVC can provide students with a solid foundation for pursuing a wide range of careers in STEM fields or preparing for further education in related fields.
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Social Science & Humanities
Social Science and Humanities courses are designed to provide students with a broad understanding of human behavior, society, and culture and prepare them for transfer to a four-year university to complete a bachelor's degree in a related field. Completing courses in these areas can provide a solid foundation for pursuing a wide range of careers.
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Transportation & Logistics
A degree or certificate in transportation or logistics areas of study can provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in a variety of fields related to the movement of goods and people. These programs open up a wide range of career opportunities in industries such as supply chain management, retail, manufacturing, and commercial driving.
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Dr. Mathew Oakes
Professor, Communications & Humanities
"No matter how busy he is, he is always willing to help colleagues with projects or questions. His support of students is well-known, as well. Finally, his sense of humor doesn't hurt." – Suzanne Miller, Sociology Professor
Dr. Tabinda Azam
Professor of Biology
“Dr. Azam is a very kind and understanding professor who made BIO-100 very easy, even when I struggled. I am excited to continue to learn from her in the future. 10,000/10.” – Rock Valley College Student
"Chance is an amazing CNC instructor and has been vital in building one of the most successful customized courses at the ATC. He is also a joy to be around." – Grant Schubert, Executive Director of Industrial Development
Athletic, Academic, and Transfer Advisor & Chair of the Hispanic Committee
“Betty's commitment to helping students is boundless. She displays extraordinary compassion in her efforts to guide students through their degrees and time at Rock Valley College.” – Tim Spielman, Director of Academic, Career, and Transfer Advising
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