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Camden County College

School Summary
Address:
200 College Drive
Location:
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Telephone:
(856) 227-7200
Degree Type:
Less than one year certificate; One but less than two years certificate; Associate's degree
Enrollment:
10,997
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Campus Housing:
No

About Camden County College

Camden County College offers students a plethora of courses in art, CADD (Computer Aided Drafting Design), computer graphics, and communications. With three locations in Blackwood, Camden, and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, this school is one of the region's largest public post-secondary institutions of higher education and New Jersey's second-largest county college. This college is a technology-rich environment that supports teaching, learning, and working.

The fine arts degree in studio arts program aims to prepare students for transfer into four-year art colleges as well as developing foundation art skills for those pursuing careers in the visual arts. The CADD program is a lab-intensive, hands-on approach to education in computer graphics. This career-oriented major consists of both basic general education courses and technical electives in the student's specialty.

The computer graphics program integrates design skills with computerized skills and hardware and software to help prepare students for the real world. This career-oriented program consists of a computer graphic core, general education components, and a cooperative education option. Finally, the communications program is designed to teach the technology, theory, and process of communication. Students participate in internships at local media operations and businesses. Some courses may be offered through distance education as well.

The student who is interested in a design career can advance their career prospects through occupational certificates programs, two-year associate degree programs, and non-credit courses.

The student scholarship program at Camden County College is administered through the Camden County College Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation formed in 1992 to enhance the school's tradition of academic excellence and student success. Students who display need or academic merit can apply for federal aid, state-supported aid and through the college to find financial support. Grants, loans, and work-study programs to finance courses at Camden may be available to eligible students.

Camden County College is accredited regionally by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and it is approved by The New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/