History of JCCC Programs


1969
JCCC first opens its doors, offering courses in aviation (eliminated in 1975), biology, business administration, business office technology, chemistry, English, foreign language, history, marketing and management, mathematics, physical science, physical education, physics, political science, psychology, sociology and speech, as well as audiovisual and library services. Over the years, degree and certificate programs, as well as support services, are added to the curriculum.

1971
Academic Achievement Center
Administration of Justice
Fashion Merchandising
Nursing

1972
Dental Hygiene
Police Academy
Television Services

1975
Anthropology
Communication Design

1976
Fire Science

1977
Accounting
Computer Information Systems
Drafting Technology
Electronics Technology
Food and Beverage Management
Paralegal

1978
Emergency Medical Science
Equine Studies (eliminated in 1984)
Journalism and Media Communications

1979
Writing Center

1980
International Education
Interpreter Training
Quick Step

1981
Automotive Technology
Chef Apprenticeship
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Hotel/Motel Management
Interior Merchandising

1983
Business and Industry Institute (renamed the Center for Business and Technology in 2000)
Center for Continuing Health Education (renamed the Center for Professional Education in 1986, merged with the Center for Business and Technology in 2003)
Civil Engineering Technology
Small Business Development Center

1984
College Now
Metal Fabrication Technology

1985
Administrative Assistant
Personal Computer Applications

1987
Respiratory Care

1990
Science Technology
Technical College Preparation

1991
Educational Technology Center
Language Resource Center

1992
Entrepreneurship

1993
Construction Management

1994
Electrical Technology

1995
Railroad Electronics
Railroad Operations

1996
Cosmetology, Esthetics and Nail Technology
Health Occupations

1997
Information Technology
Intensive English Program

1998
College Close to Home
Early Childhood Education
Interior Design
Interior Entrepreneurship

1999
Interactive Media
Legal Nurse Consulting
On Your Site

2000
Career and Technical Academy

2001
Biotechnology
Fashion Design
Horticulture

2003
Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

2005
Healthcare Interpreting

2006
Animation
Game Development

2007
Education
Industrial Maintenance

2008
Floriculture (moved to the Interior Design program in the Fall of 2011)

2009
Energy Performance and Resource Management

2011
General Sciences
Recording Arts

2012
Construction Management
Legal Interpreting
Solar Technology
Web Technologies

2013
Fire Services Administration Certificate
Decorating Certificate
Health Information Systems Workflow Management and Training Specialist Certificate
Health Information Systems Implementation Support Specialist Certificate
Emphasis in Information Systems Technology, A.S.
Health Information Systems
Computer Information Systems Technology

2015
Automation Engineer Technology
Computer Support Specialist
Neurodiagnostic Technology