Western Programs by Career Cluster

Western Programs by Career Cluster

Below are programs of study documents for each of Western's associate degree and technical diploma programs with their identified cluster.

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.


Architecture & Construction

Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.


Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.


Business Management and Administration

Business Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.


Education and Training

Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.


Finance

Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.


Government & Public Administration

Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.

Western has no programs that fall under this cluster.


Health Science

Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.


Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.


Human Services

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.


Information Technology

Building Linkages in IT Occupations Framework: For Entry Level, Technical, and Professional Careers Related to the Design, Development, Support and Management of Hardware, Software, Multimedia, and Systems Integration Services.


Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.


Manufacturing

Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.


Marketing

Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.


Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.