Accelerated Courses

Jump-start your career with WCC Accelerated Certificate Programs and Transfer Courses.

WCC’s accelerated programs and courses are designed for students seeking flexibility, juggling a demanding schedule, or wanting to make a career move right away. Most accelerated courses can be completed in a few short weeks and certificates can be earned in a single semester. Accelerated courses are currently offered in Accounting, Business Management, Computer Information Systems and Computer Programming.

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Winter Accelerated Options

Management Certificate

Earn a Management Certificate at WCC in just one semester by taking two courses at a time. This certificate offers students, in any occupation or trade, an opportunity to acquire the management skills needed to advance their career.

Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 230: Principals in Management #15116 3 6 Online Only
BMG 273: Managing Operations #15117 3 6 Online Only
BMG 279: Performance Management #15118 3 6 Online Only
BMG 291: Project Management #15119 3 6 Online Only

 

Advanced Certificate in C++ Programming

Complete an Advanced Certificate in C++ Programming in just 12 weeks by taking three consecutive 4-week courses in one semester. This advanced certificate program prepares students for a career in computer programming where they will write C++ code and develop applications utilizing object-oriented programming techniques.

Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
CPS 171: Introduction to Programming with C++ #15120 4 4 (1/25-2/21) Online Only
CPS 271: Object Features of C++ #15121 4 4 (3/1-3/28) Online Only
CPS 272: Data Structures with C++ #15122 4 4 (3/29-4/25) Online Only

 

Certificate in Business Enterprise Basics

Start the journey to a career in business with WCC’s Business Enterprise Basics Certificate. This certificate can be achieved in just one semester. All five courses are offered consecutively online in 3-week sessions.

Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
ACC 111: Principals of Accounting #15106 3 3 (1/11-1/31) Online Only
BMG 140: Introduction to Business #15107 3 3 (2/1-2/21) Online Only
BMG 207: Business Communications #15108 3 3 (3/1-3/21) Online Only
BMG 230: Principals in Management #15109 3 3 (3/22-4/11) Online Only
BMG 250: Principals in Marketing #15110 3 3 (4/12-5/2) Online Only

 

University Transfer for Business

Make the most of the semester with this fast-track University Transfer for Business program. Students can quickly prepare to continue their education by focusing on one course at a time in consecutive 3-week sessions.

Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 140: Introduction to Business #15112 3 3 (1/11-1/31) Online Only
CIS 110: Introduction to Computer Information Systems #15113 3 3 (2/1-2/21) Online Only
ACC 111: Principals of Accounting #15114 3 3 (3/1-3/21 Online Only
BMG 207: Business Communications #15115 3 3 (3/22-4/11) Online Only

 

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate

Transform ideas into a business opportunity with the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate. Three consecutive 5-week classes are all it takes to turn a dream into reality.

Course CRN Credit
Hours
Weeks Format
BMG 101: Entrepreneurship I: Finding Your Opportunity #15123 3 5 (1/11-2/14) Online Only
BMG 109: Entrepreneurship II: Starting Your Business #15124 3 5 (2/15-3/28) Online Only
BMG 209: Entrepreneurship III - Running and Growing Your Business #15125 3 5 (3/29-5/2) Online Only

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Transfer Faster!

Another option for quickly completing transfer credits at WCC are SmartPairs. With SmartPairs, you can take two classes at a time, for full-time schedule of 12 credit hours per semester. Each course is 7-weeks long and specifically chosen to help you rapidly achieve your transfer goals.

 

Academic Learning

Whether you plan to obtain an associate degree or certificate or plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, WCC Online can provide the flexibility you need to achieve your goals. We offer over 27 degree and certificate programs and over 100+ courses. Learn more at wccnet.edu/online.