Programs of Study: Degrees, Diplomas & Certificates | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Programs of Study: Degrees, Certificates & Diplomas

Westmoreland offers the associate of arts degree (AA), the associate of fine arts degree (AFA), the associate of applied science degree (AAS), the associate of science degree (AS), diploma and certificate programs. 

Students and instructor in science labThe associate of arts degree requires 60 credits, including 36-40 credit hours of general education courses. This degree is designed for students who are planning to transfer.

The associate of science degree is an academic transfer degree designed for students who want to pursue a bachelor of science (BS) degree at a four-year institution. The AS degree requires the completion of at least 60 credit hours and provides students with a foundation in science, math, and technology. 

The associate of applied science degree requires at least 60 credit hours. Students take 15 hours of general education, one computer technology course and specific program courses. 

The associate of fine arts degree requires 61 credits. Students
complete 19 general education credits in communication, mathematics, and social and natural sciences. Students also complete 24 credits in the major.

Diploma programs require a minimum of 30 credit hours and
are designed for students interested in specific career courses.

Certificate programs consist of 15-23 credits and are specialized,
short-term programs which focus on work force entry and/or
development of specialized career skills.

Programs of Study

  • Accounting, AAS
    • Computer Accounting & Tax Specialist, Certificate
    • General Accounting, Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education, AAS
    • Early Childhood Education, AA
    • Early Childhood Education, Certificate
    • Early Childhood Education - Child Development Associate, Certificate
    • Early Childhood Education, PA Director Credential
  • Journeyman Machining Technology, AAS
    • Journeyman Machining Technology, Diploma
    • Journeyman Machining Technology I, Certificate
    • Journeyman Machining Technology II, Certificate
    • Journeyman Machining Technology III, Certificate
    • Journeyman Machining Technology IV, Certificate
  • Robotics, AAS
    • Robotics Basic Systems, Certificate
    • Robotics Technician I, Certificate
    • Robotics Technician II, Certificate
  • Welding Engineering Technology, AAS
    • Welding Engineering Technology, Diploma
    • Welding Engineering Technology I, Certificate
    • Welding Engineering Technology II, Certificate
    • Welding Engineering Technology III, Certificate
    • Special Alloy Welding, Certificate