Southwest Texas Junior College, located in Uvalde, Texas, is a two-year college that awards associate degrees and also conducts shorter certificate programs. Founded in 1946, the college enrolls more than 2,000 students and offers more than 30 programs. It is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The college offers various programs that include human services, child development, law enforcement, cosmetology, vocational nursing, homeland security, business, computer information systems and applied sciences. Additionally, it offers other programs, such as air conditioning and refrigeration, auto body technology, automotive technology, agriculture business, career pilot, diesel technology, welding, wildlife management, administrative information technology and business management. Southwest Texas Junior College offers various sports, including men s golf and basketball and women s volleyball, basketball and softball.