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Hidden Gems

In college, there are the classes you have to take. But sometimes, there are classes you want to take. Take a look at some classes we like to call "Hidden Gems." These are lesser known or unique classes that offer students a course off the beaten path. Many of these classes are electives, so you might be able to fit them into your program of study.

Every other week throughout the year, we will feature a new "gem" on the website homepage. Keep an eye out for these special classes! And if you have an idea or a class you'd like to see featured, let us know by emailing the CCAC Marketing Department.


Hidden Gems: ENG 105 – Creative Writing

This class is an invitation to people who scribble the first paragraphs of stories on their coffee breaks, who hide notebook-paper poems under the bed, in a drawer, or in an unnamed file on their computer desktop.

Hidden Gems: HIS 151 – History of American Labor

In HIS 151, History of American Labor, the worker takes center stage against the backdrop of a timeline marking the major historical milestones from 1877 to the present.

Hidden Gems: BIO 251 – Biology of the Galápagos Islands

In this course dedicated to field research, you will explore the natural history and biodiversity of the Galápagos Islands firsthand.

Hidden Gems: Project Management Boot Camp

Project Management Boot Camp is a learning community that is designed for experienced adults working in a project management role who desire the PMP® Certification for career advancement and the opportunity to increase their compensation substantially.

Hidden Gems: Commercial Driver's License Program

At CCAC, you can get your Pennsylvania Class A CDL license in eight weeks.

Hidden Gems: Emergency Medical Technician

CCAC’s Emergency Medical Technician program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills you will need to deliver basic level emergency care in pre-hospital settings.