Programs of Study
South Plains College offers more than 100 program options that lead to associate degrees and certificates of proficiency in the arts and sciences, the technical arts and health occupations. The following list may not be complete because program development is ongoing.
Arts and Sciences Division
Behavioral Science Department
Business Administration Department
Business AdministrationGo to information for Business Administration Department.
Foreign Lanuage (Spanish)
Radio, Television, Film
EnglishGo to information for English Department.
Fine Arts Department
Mathematics and Engineering Department
Physical Education Department
Social Science Department
Teaching and Learning Center
Health Occupations Division
Allied Health Department
Applied Rehabilitation Psychology
Early Childhood Administrator's Certificate
Child Development/Early Childhood Certificate
Family Advocate Certificate
Child Development Associate (CDA) Training
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Certificate
Health Information Technology
Transcription Specialist Certificate
Surgical Technology Certificate
Advanced Surgical Assisting Certificate
Associate Degree Nursing
Medical Laboratory TechnicianGo to information for Nursing Department.
Technical Education Division
Business Administration and Computer Information Systems Department
Accounting Associate Certificate
Business Management Certificate
General Business Certificate
General Insurance/Risk Management Certificate
Computer Information Systems
Office Technology Certificate
Software Applications Certificate
Real Estate Salesmanship Certificate
Creative Arts Department
Commercial Music Certificate
Entertainment Business Certificate
Sound Reinforcement Certificate
Video Production Technology
Video Production Technology Certificate
Industrial Technology Department
Automotive Collision Repair Technology
Body and Frame Technician
Automotive Refinishing Technician
Automotive Collision Repair Basic Skills Certificate
Automotive Collision Repair Advanced Skills Certificate
Automotive Service Technology
Automotive Service Technology Basic Skills Certificate
Automotive Service Technology Advanced Skills Certificate
Drive Train Certificate
Diesel Service Technology
Diesel Service Technology Certificate
Diesel Auxiliary Systems and Controls Certificate
Diesel Engines and Drive Systems Certificate
Computer and Networking Technician Certificate
Electronics Technician Certificate
Engineering Graphics and Design Technology
Engineering Graphics and Design Certificate
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology
Residential/Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning Technician Certificate
Residential Air Conditioning Installation Technician Certificate
CNC Programming Certificate
Machinist Trades Certificate
Basic Welding Processes Certificate
Advanced Welding Processes Certificate
Professional Services and Energy Department
Cosmetology Instructor Certificate
Electrical and Power Transmission Technology
Electrical Technician Certificate
Basic Electrical Certificate
Fire and Arson Investigator
Fire Officer I and II
Law Enforcement Technology
Law Enforcement Police Academy
South Plains College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate degrees and proficiency certificates. SPC is an approved college recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Questions concerning accreditation should be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools facilitates the transfer of credit to other colleges and universities. Since degree requirements are not the same at all colleges and universities, students who plan to transfer are strongly encouraged to work closely with an academic advisor in preparing their class schedule each semester. It is also suggested that students consult the current catalog of the institution to which the student intends to transfer.
Selected programs at South Plains College also maintain accreditation with independent accrediting bodies in order for program graduates to meet the requirements for licensure. These programs include the following.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
The Vocational Nursing Program is accredited by the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
The Emergency Medical Services Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
The Health Information Services program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60606-2901, (321) 704-5300.
The Respiratory Care Program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Respiratory Care.
The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs.
The Cosmetology Program is approved by the Texas Cosmetology Commission.
The Law Enforcement Technology program is approved by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education.