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Life is too short to wait for what you want. Don’t put it off another day! Start your college education by calling State Fair Community College today at (660) 530-5800 or by visiting www.sfccmo.edu. Choose a course of study and enroll this fall—and within two years you could be on your way to a brand new career. If you aren’t sure what career suits you, SFCC’s advisors will be glad to help you figure it out.

SFCC offers a multitude of options in a wide range of fields. Choose from certificate and degree programs, as well as transfer agreements with four-year colleges in Missouri. Check out SFCC’s A to Z program list and see what best fits your interests. Whether you’re looking to begin your first career or ready for a change, we have something for everyone.

SFCC offers traditional day and evening classes, as well as online learning and hybrid classes. Going to college fits into even the busiest schedule. SFCC’s Advising and Resource Center staff can help you with these decisions. Call them at (660) 530-5831.

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Fall enrollment is going on now. Classes begin Aug. 19.

Associate of Arts
Prepares you for transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree. If you’re undecided on a major, it can serve as a springboard to explore new interests. Includes

general education courses in communications, math, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences as well as specific classes related to your major or area of interest.

Professional Certificate in General Education
Sedalia, Boonville, Clinton, Eldon, Lake of the Ozarks, Whiteman AFB, Online
 
Accounting
Provides you with a foundation in accounting principles, theory and practice, and exposes you to complex problems and relationships in the fields of business, cost management, tax, and economics. Prepares you for entry-level positions with accounting and tax services, CPA firms and small businesses.
Associate of Applied Science / Skills Certificate in Basic Business Competencies*
Sedalia
 
Art
Prepares you to enter a Bachelor of Fine Arts program at a four-year college or university. Provides solid foundation for visual art students. Studio courses including painting, drawing, design, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, and art history prepare you for careers in fine arts, graphic arts, industrial design, cartooning and animation, and illustration, to name just a few.
Associate of Arts
Sedalia
 
Agriculture
Provides technical and business skills to prepare you to work on the family farm or pursue a job in agribusiness. In agribusiness, trained staff familiar with agriculture, marketing, accounting, economics and public relations is a must. Program combines instruction with job experience through an occupational internship.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Agronomy / Professional Certificate in Agricultural Business
Sedalia
 
Agriculture with emphasis in Horticulture
Prepares you for entry-level employment in landscaping, grounds keeping, lawn service, nurseries and greenhouses. You’ll learn skills from cultivation to management decisions about the type and quantity of plants to grow; what seed, fertilizer and chemicals to buy; how to hire employees; how to keeps records and handle marketing; and how to oversee operations. You’ll also learn landscape and grounds-keeping skills. Program combines practical instruction in a fully equipped greenhouse with an internship.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
Agriculture with emphasis in Sustainable Agriculture
“Green” program prepares you for occupations that involve sustainable agriculture practices, including farming, farm management, farm advising, agricultural production, market gardening, propagation, crop consultation, agriculture supply and compost production and sales. It offers another career option for agriculture majors, and provides farmers and gardeners with additional crop production training.
Associate of Applied Science / Skills Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture
Sedalia
 
Automotive Technology
Provides in-depth study of automotive systems, including fundamentals, theories and application. Prepares you to diagnose and repair vehicle systems using ever-changing technology. Program is nationally accredited by the National Automotive Technicians

Education Foundation (NATEF), an affiliate of the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Automotive Technology / Skills Certificate in Advanced Driveability / Skills Certificate in Automotive Transmissions, Drivelines and Axles / Skills Certificate in Automotive Chassis / Skills Certificate in Automotive Electrical/Electronics, Heating/ Air Conditioning
Sedalia
 
Building Materials Merchandising
Prepares you for jobs in wholesale building materials distribution, in retail companies, with lumberyards and home centers management, and with construction companies.

Graduates often work with architects, contractors, developers, and building inspectors to provide materials for varied building projects. Teaches technical skills in design, drafting, engineering, marketing, and business management.

Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia, Lake of the Ozarks
 
Business Management with Management Specialty
Prepares you for entry-level management positions in human resource management, banking, insurance, and office management and entry-level management in areas like retail, sales and food service. Students often seek to open their own businesses. Program requires an internship between the first and second years.
Associate of Applied Science / Skills Certificate in Basic Business Competencies*
Sedalia, Clinton, Lake of the Ozarks, Online
 
Business Management with Marketing and Retail Specialty
Prepares you for entry-level positions in retail management, retail sales and supervision, professional sales, marketing, customer service, product distribution, and advertising.

Program requires an internship between the first and second years.

Associate of Applied Science / Skills Certificate in Basic Business Competencies*
Sedalia, Clinton, Lake of the Ozarks
Business Management with Office Management Specialty
Prepares you for entry-level positions in office management and administrative assisting, typically in small businesses and in service-providing industries such as banks and insurance agencies. Program requires an internship during the last semester.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Office Support Services / Skills Certificate in Basic Business Competencies*
Sedalia, Clinton, Lake of the Ozarks
 
Chemistry
For students who want to earn a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at a four-year institution. Designed so credits will transfer seamlessly toward a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Central Missouri (UCM). Chemistry programs at other institutions differ slightly, so students are encouraged to work closely with advisors from both SFCC and the receiving institution to make a four-semester degree plan.
Associate of Science in Chemistry
Sedalia
 
Computer Aided Drafting
Prepares you for jobs in the computer aided drafting field as a designer/drafter in a manufacturing, civil, structural, or architectural environment. The program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Computer Aided Drafting Technology / Skills Certificate in Architectural Drafting / Skills Certificate in Mechanical Drafting
Sedalia
 
Computer Information Systems with emphasis in Accounting
Prepares you to set up and maintain the latest computerized accounting systems, helping companies compete in the global workplace. Patience, persistence and extreme accuracy required.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Computer Information Systems with emphasis in Programming
Prepares you to enter the computer programming field. You’ll receive hands-on training in programming, COBOL, DB2, Visual Basic, C#, and JAVA, and learn about programming concepts, software and hardware applications, and computer operations.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia, Lake of the Ozarks
 
Computer Information Systems with emphasis in Web Development
Prepares you for a career in Internet and Web design. Gives you in-depth knowledge of Web design and programming software so you’ll understand how to build an entire Web site that will be easy to navigate, visually appealing and contains the latest in Web design technology.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Construction Technology
Prepares you to work with businesses engaged in all areas of construction. Jobs include general contractor, construction management, materials supplier, and government agencies. Work environments range from permanent offices to offices at job sites. This degree is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia, Lake of the Ozarks
 
Criminal Justice
The AAS degree combines practical experience and classroom participation to prepare you for entry-level positions in law enforcement and corrections and should prepare you to enter a law enforcement training academy for Missouri police officers. You may receive college credit for past basic law enforcement academy/corrections training.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia, Clinton, Lake of the Ozarks
 
Dental Hygiene
Prepares you to competently enter the field of dental hygiene in all health care settings and to apply for dental hygiene licensure in Missouri. Requires assimilation of knowledge, skills and development of judgment through patient care experiences. Admission to the program is competitive.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
This program will prepare students to be echocardiography and vascular technologists. The employment outlook is great as technology advances reduce the need for more invasive procedures. This program is part of the MoHealthWINs program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and has eligibility requirements.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Early Childhood Development
Prepares you to enter the childcare field at several levels: managing an in-home childcare facility, teaching in an early childhood classroom or becoming a director for an early childhood center. Childcare workers nurture and teach children in childcare centers, nursery schools, preschools, Head Start centers, religious institutions, family childcare homes and before- and after-school programs.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia, Clinton
 
Engineering
Our pre-engineering curriculum is designed for students who want to earn bachelor’s degrees in any engineering field at a four-year institution. The program provides students with the first two years of study toward a Bachelor of Science degree at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (MS&T) in Rolla, Mo. Primary career specialties include aerospace, agricultural, architectural, biomedical, chemical, civil, construction, electrical, environmental, industrial, manufacturing, marine, materials, mechanical, mining, network, nuclear, petroleum, process, project, quality, safety, sales, software, solar, structural, and systems engineering.
Associate of Science in Engineering
Sedalia
 
Health Care Specialist with emphasis in Nurse Aide
This career-ladder program is designed for people who want to gain specialized skills and experience for quick entry into the workforce, or for current nursing facility employees who need more training to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Certified Medication Technician (CMT), Restorative Nurse Assistant (RNA), or Home Health Aide. Additional courses also are offered to increase employability. The AAS degree also includes general education courses; graduates of this program will have the skills to work in all capacities in long-term care facilities.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate / Skills Certificate
Sedalia
 
Health Care Specialist with emphasis in Pharmacy Technician
Prepares you for an entry-level position assisting licensed pharmacists in a variety of settings, such as community pharmacies, hospitals and health systems, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and medical computer software companies. Also prepares you to take an independent exam to be certified as a Pharmacy Technician.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Skills Certificate
Sedalia
 
Health Information Technology
Prepares you for entry-level employment in the health information management field in a hospital, physician’s office, clinic, long-term care facility, or any health care setting that maintains medical records. You will learn to maintain, compile and report health information data for reimbursement; perform quality assessment and research; abstract and code clinical data; and analyze health records. Clinical experience included.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Medical Coding 
Sedalia
 
Industrial Technology with emphasis in Electrical Maintenance
Prepares you for jobs in commercial, production, manufacturing and other industrial settings. Provides a solid background in electrical and electronic theory, computer skills and programming and hands-on application in constructing and troubleshooting electrical/electronic components, circuits, subsystems and simulated manufacturing production systems. You’ll learn to interpret and use electrical and fluid power schematics for troubleshooting; perform general wiring tasks in accordance with the National Electrical Code; and program, troubleshoot and convert machinery to Programmable Logic Control (PLC).
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Total Productive Maintenance* Skills Certificate in Control Technology / Skills Certificate in Electro-Mechanical Technology / Skills Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Production Technician* / Skills Certificate in Maintenance Management*
Sedalia, Clinton, Eldon, Lake of the Ozarks
Marine Technology
Prepares you for a career diagnosing, repairing and maintaining marine outboard engines. May include ordering parts and water-testing boats. Routine maintenance might include changing spark plugs, engine oil, gear oil, fuel filters, the water pump and sacrificial anodes, and lubricating pivot points. You can earn an AAS degree via articulation and/or experiential credit. Students who have graduated from an accredited marine technology or power sports program or have experience in industry may earn up to 45 credit hours toward the degree.
Associate of Applied Science
Eldon, Lake of the Ozarks
 
Metals Technology
Prepares you for a wide variety of metalworking-related occupations with different skill levels in production, maintenance, machining, welding, construction, manufacturing, maintenance or servicing industries. Broad-based training and hands-on instruction combine machine tool and welding technologies and curriculum.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Metals Technology with emphasis in Machine Tool Technology
Prepares you for machining-related jobs such as machinist helper, manual machine operator, entry machinist, CNC operator, CNC setup, and manufacturing technician, with a strong emphasis on safety. Demand for skilled manufacturing personnel with communications, design, decision-making and computer skills is increasing with ongoing technology changes.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Machine Tool Technology
Skills Certificate in CNC Operation / Skills Certificate in Machinist Level I* / Skills Certificate in Machinist Level II*
Sedalia
 
Metals Technology with emphasis in Welding Technology
This program, a combination of welding and machine tool programs, gives you the skills you need to join the millwright trade, fabrication/shop management, or quality control and quality assurance fields. Hands-on experience in welding and cutting will help you put technological information to use on the job.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate in Welding Technology / Skills Certificate in Structural Welding / Skills Certificate in Pipe Welding*
Sedalia
 
Music
Gives you the basic music skills you need to complete the final two years of a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. Courses range from Music History and Literature, Fundamentals of Music and Music Appreciation to Music Theory, Aural Training, Jazz Band, instrumental and voice lessons, and ensemble work.
Associate of Arts
 
Network Administration
Prepares you for entry-level position as a systems administrator, IT specialist, IT manager, LAN administrator or network manager. Tasks may include installation, configuration and support of a local area network (LAN), a wide area network (WAN), and an Internet system or segment of the network. You will learn to maintain and monitor network hardware and software to ensure network availability to all system users. Prepares you for several certifications, including A+, Network +, CCNA, MCP, MCSA, or MCSE.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Networking with emphasis in PC Technician
Prepares you for a position as a personal computer technician, microcomputer hardware specialist or PC maintenance technician. You will work with computer software and hardware, installing new software packages, training users and troubleshooting application problems, as well as setting up and maintaining network computer systems for companies.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Nursing
Prepares you to complete the requirements for the Professional Certificate in Practical Nursing after the first year (Level 1) and the requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing after the second year (Level 2). This competency-based bi-level curriculum allows students to transition seamlessly from practical nursing to associate degree nursing. An advanced placement option is available for current licensed practical nurses into Year Two (Level 2). The program has full approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Admission is competitive.
Associate of Applied Science / Professional Certificate
Sedalia, Boonslick Technical Education Center-Boonville* (Professional Certificate only)
Occupational Therapy Assistant
This one-plus-one degree program prepares you to practice as Certified Occupational

Therapy Assistant (COTA) after meeting certification and state licensure standards.

Includes a combination of general education, professional level coursework, classroom and laboratory practice, and clinical field work experiences. SFCC is one of five colleges in the Missouri Health Professions Consortium (MHPC) chosen to offer the program, coordinated through the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. Admission is competitive.

Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Paraprofessional Educator
Prepares you for a position as a paraprofessional educator or substitute teacher within a pre-K-12 school in any classroom or school setting. Many courses will transfer to a four-year institution and will count toward a bachelor’s degree.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia, Clinton, Lake of the Ozarks, Whiteman AFB
 
Radiologic Technology
Prepares you to become a registry-eligible medical imaging professional, capable of performing the radiologic examinations that create the images needed for diagnosis. You will be educated in image production, radiation protection and image evaluation. You can enter the workforce, continue your education in advanced imaging technologies or transfer into a baccalaureate degree program in imaging science. Admission is competitive. Computed Tomography (CT) courses are also offered for advanced certifications.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Renewable Energy Technology with emphasis in Biomass Energy
Gives you in-depth training in power plant operations, biomass chemistry and selecting fuels for applications, operating boilers and power turbines, and managing agriculture operations to produce and harvest biomass fuels. Prepares you for a job as a plant and boiler operator, production worker, maintenance mechanic or technician, load out operator, quality manager, plant engineer or salesperson.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Renewable Energy Technology with emphasis in Solar Electric
Will train you to design, specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain photovoltaic (PV) systems, including grid-connected and stand-alone systems, for residential and commercial applications. Offers classroom and hands-on experience and the opportunity to install a system on a building. Internship opportunities also will be offered. The program will prepare you for a job as a designer, installer, service technician, project or operations manager, manufacturer, business owner, or salesperson.
Associate of Applied Science / Skills Certificate in Solar Electric Installation
Sedalia
 
Renewable Energy Technology with emphasis in Wind Electric
Gives you in-depth training in how to specify, configure, install, inspect, and maintain small wind energy systems. Offers classroom and hands-on lab experience as well as internship opportunities. Prepares you for a job as a wind turbine installer or technician, field supervisor, project or operations manager, engineer, or salesperson.
Associate of Applied Science
Sedalia
 
Speech and Theatre
Prepares you to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university. Courses range from Public Speaking and Introduction to Theatre to Stagecraft and Lighting, Acting, Stage Voice, and Stage Makeup. Offers experience in both performance and technical areas by staging five productions each year: three mainstage, a children’s show and student-directed one-act plays, all open to the public.
Associate of Arts
 
Teaching
Prepares you to enter a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education program at a four-year college or university. Provides a foundation in educational principles, theory and practice, and exposes you to complex problems and relationships in the field of education. Any Missouri community college student who has earned an AAT degree is guaranteed consistent treatment by the majority of four-year transfer institutions.
Associate of Arts in Teaching
Sedalia, Clinton, Lake of the Ozarks, Whiteman AFB
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