Howard Community College

Howard Community College

Howard Community College was founded in 1966 by the Board of Education in Howard County. The first classes were held in October of 1970, with 600 students. The college covers around 120 acres in Columbia, Maryland. Presently, the college offers more than 100 academic programs and is organized into the following divisions:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Computer Systems
  • English and World Languages
  • Health Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Sciences/ Teacher Education

HCC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The athletic teams sponsored by HCC include men's and women's track and cross country, women's soccer, volleyball and basketball, and men's lacrosse and basketball.

HCC has more than 6,000 living alumni. Some of the notable alumni of the college are Tracy Goldstein, the Resource Manager of the Department of the Army; Larry Madaras, Jr., the Editor of Genesis Films; and M. Courtney Watson, the Chairperson of Howard County Council.

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Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Restaurant, Culinary, And Catering Management/Manager
Education, General
Special Education And Teaching, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Child Care And Support Services Management
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies, Other
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, And Inspection, Other
Commercial And Advertising Art
Commercial Photography
Fine And Studio Arts Management
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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