Programs & Services

Credit Programs

WACC offers traditional liberal arts classes which may be transferred to four year colleges through articulation agreements. Also offered are different levels of credit English As a Second Language (ESL) classes as well as classes in developmental studies.

Non-credit Programs

Adult Education (ESL)

The college's Adult Education Center, offers day and evening non-credit classes in English as a Second Language for students who do not speak English or who want to improve their English skills to develop: survival, communication, and job skills. These courses are available at the City Center and have limited enrollment. Students interested in taking a FREE ESL course should call 609 343-4878.

Casino Career Institute

The Casino Career Institute (CCI), is the first licensed gaming school in the nation affiliated with a community college, and the only licensed slot training school in New Jersey. Students train in the mock casino in a simulated experience on the casino floor. CCI offers dealer and supervisory training in baccarat, blackjack, craps, roulette, poker, pai gow poker and pai gow tiles. Other training includes casino security, surveillance, slot technician, slot attendant, pit clerk and cage cashier. For more information on casino training, please call 609 343-4848. Carol Drea, Director, Corporate Training and CCI.

Workforce Development

Workforce Development provides a wide range of educational and training programs to meet the needs of individuals and businesses at the WACC. Continuing Education programs include:

Services

  • Be admitted to Atlantic Cape Community College, tested for placement in courses, and registered for classes through the one stop services offered at the Worthington Campus. The student services department also provides financial aid and student activities.
  • Receive counseling, academic advisement and career planning in The ACCESS Center, (Atlantic City Campus for Education & Student Services). The center is located in a spacious area of the building that is illuminated by artificial and natural light. The many windows in the center provides an ideal environment for services to students as they meet with staff or enjoy the large comfortable area while waiting to be served.
  • Enroll in a greater number of credit courses through changes in the way classes are scheduled. Full time students can take classes in a sequential manner across disciplines. Atlantic City residents and employees will not have to travel 34 round trip miles by car or pay for bus fare to and from the Mays Landing Campus to take their courses. The new expanded services will save students money and time.
  • Purchase books and other school supplies at the bookstore located on the first floor of the campus. The store will offer expanded hours which will make buying books more convenient.
  • Enjoy the convenience of a full service library and computer center in the Information Commons. The Information Commons houses an up-to-the-minute computer lab, Internet connection to other data resources, and is on its way to reaching the goal of more than 20,000 volumes of books.  In addition, students can get information and set up appointments for free content course and Math and Writing Lab tutoring assistance.
  • Purchase hot foods, salads, sandwiches and snacks in the cafeteria. The facility also has vending machines, comfortable seating, and tables for meals and snacks. There is a large screen TV conveniently located so that it is easily seen by all, for the enjoyment of students.
  • Enjoy the Student Center where students may relax between classes. The center offers students the amenities of a large game room with arcade games, ping pong and other social activities aimed at making student life on campus more enjoyable. The center also offers a large lounge with a large screen television, comfortable lounge chairs, and game tables and chairs.
  • Complete degree requirements for an Associate in Science Degree in General Studies. Plans are being made to offer an Associate in Arts degree as another option to students.  Both options will provide students with a strong background in preparation for other degrees offered by Atlantic Cape Community College and as transfer credits to a senior institution.
  • Park in gated secure spaces in close proximity to the Worthington Campus.