The Business, Computer, & Information
Technology Department offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Science,
Associate of Applied Science, Associate of General Studies
Degrees, and/or certification in the Programs of Study listed below.
Other Course Options
- Computer Networking
- Culinary Skills
- Interior Design Course
- American Sign Language
AGR1270 - EQUINE PRODUCTION I (3 hrs)
Equine Production I will give the student opportunity to review history,
breeds, careers, and all segments of the horse industry. An overview
of equine anatomy and physiology, including feet and legs, and equine
health will be introduced.
AGR1271 - EQUINE PRODUCTION II (3 hrs)
This class will provide an in-depth study of genetics, nutrition and
feeding, reproduction, breeding as it pertains to horses. Topics will
include foal growth and development, facility design, transportation,
management, and welfare issues pertaining to the horse. Prerequisite:
AGR1270 Equine Production I.
AGR1272 - EQUINE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (3
Students will cover topics that influence the equine industry such
as legal issues, tax laws, contracts, liability, and economic forces.
Operational strategies and management issues involved in business
plan development for equine enterprises will be discussed.
AGR1273 - EQUINE EVALUATION (3 hrs)
The study of detailed evaluation of athletic performance and conformation
as it relates to function, criteria used for evaluation and selection
of breeding, race, and show animals and how heredity, conformation,
training and environment effects performance.
The Computer Science and Information Systems Program
at Cowley is a two-year transfer program. Students completing the program
will have the equivalent of the first two years of study at a four-year
college or university, including the introductory computer science
courses, and should be able to transfersmoothly into those programs
to complete their baccalaureate degree. A strong foundation in mathematics
and science is recommended for this emphasis. For degree requirements
and other information click
The Business, Computer, & Information Technology Department at
Cowley College offers tuition and book scholarships to qualified applicants.
Click here to
Four different 4-year colleges and universities have joined with
Cowley County Community College to offer a 2+2 partnership that puts
students on track to attain their educational goals.
Students can complete an associate degree through Cowley County Community
College and then complete a bachelor's degree through Kansas State
University, Friends University, Southwestern College, or Washburn University.
To learn more click here.
The class will focus on teaching the skills of the professional cook,
whether it is to have the knowledge for a career in the food service
industry or entertain family, guests, or friends. Learning about the
food service industry can be an exciting career.
The class will provide the student with sanitation
and safe food-handling procedures. Food preparation will include using
seasonings and recipes with other methods of preparing a tasty meal
with components of menu planning and the styles of food service used
for various occasions. Students will also be able to define the basic
concepts of mise en place as well as specific operations that are normally
part of the mise en place, a French term, meaning “everything
put in place.”
Interior Design Fundamentals at Cowley College will
introduce you to the profession of interior design and the related
career opportunities. History of architecture and design will focus
on the house types in Cowley County. Color theory and the principles
of design will provide a basis for developing your own design plans
and color schemes. A study of the design process and presentation
techniques will help you put your ideas down in an orderly way
to outline your own design project and make simple illustrations
to show your ideas. Students will
review the components of a building, including electrical and plumbing
systems as well as exploring furniture, fabrics and finishes for the
interior. To pull all the lessons together, each student will have
the opportunity to develop a personal project of particular interest – whether
it be ideas for a shoestring makeover of a first apartment – or
that much needed bathroom renovation!
The class will focus on the use of beginning
signing naturally in a wide variety of situations in the Deaf Community.
Development of topics, vocabulary, and grammatical structures of
American Sign Language will lead to beginning conversational skills.
Introduction, sign production, extended comprehension, interaction,
breakaway, and linguistics will be featured.
Topics will include introducing oneself, exchanging personal information,
talking about surroundings, telling where you live, talking about
your family and occupation, and telling about activities.
Office Hours - Monday-Friday - 8:00 A.M. -
Arkansas City Phone: (620) 441-5283• Fax:
Webb Brown Academic Center - Office WB106
Address: 125 S. Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005