Degrees, Certificates, Transfer Majors, and Courses

Sacramento City College offers associate degrees, certificates of achievement, and certificates, as well as courses in general education.

Associate in Arts (AA)

The Associate degree may be obtained by the completion of all required courses for a major (18 units or more) with grades of “C” or better in each course, fulfill general education requirements, satisfy competencies, and sufficient electives to meet a minimum total of 60 units with a grade point average of 2.0 (“C” average).

Associate in Science (AS)

The Associate degree may be obtained by the completion of all required courses for a major (18 units or more) with grades of “C” or better in each course, fulfill general education requirements, satisfy competencies, and sufficient electives to meet a minimum total of 60 units with a grade point average of 2.0 (“C” average). An Associate in Science Degree includes all science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and career technical education (CTE) fields.

Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T)

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) student completion requirements (as stated in SB1440 law):

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

ADTs also require that students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Certificates

Sacramento City College offers two types of Certificates:

Certificate of Achievement (COA) is offered to students who complete the program requirements. Certificates of Achievement (12 units or more of degree-applicable courses) are intended to certify that students completing all required courses for a major are prepared to enter the careers designated on their certificates. Certificates of Achievement require grades of “C” or better in each course with a minimum of 12 units completed at Sacramento City College.

Certificates (C) are intended to certify that students completing all required courses for a major are prepared to meet specific occupational needs, upgrade skills, or for advancement in an existing career. Certificates require 11.5 units or less with grades of “C” or better in each course. The certificate requires that all courses listed in the Required Program of study be completed at Sacramento City College. These certificates are not noted on transcripts.

Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Information about program costs, financing, and student success can be accessed for Certificates of Achievement (18 or more units) through the Gainful Employment Disclosure web page.

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Programs of Study (PDF format files)

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | W

A

    • Accounting
      • Accounting (AS)
      • Accounting Clerk (COA)
      • Full Charge Bookkeeper (COA)
    • Administration of Justice
      • Administration of Justice (AS)
      • Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T)
    • Aeronautics
      • Aeronautics (AS, COA)
      • Air Traffic Control (AS)
      • Aircraft Dispatcher (AS, COA)
      • Airframe (AS, COA)
      • Combined Airframe and Powerplant (AS, COA)
      • Flight Technology (AS, COA)
      • Powerplant (AS, COA)
    • Allied Health
      • Community Health Care Worker (COA)
      • Pre-Allied Health and Nursing (AS, COA)

B

    • Biology
      • Biology (AS)
      • Biology for Transfer (AS-T)
      • Field Ecology (COA)
    • Business
      • Business, General (AS)
      • Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T)
      • Customer Service (C)
      • Management (AS, COA)
      • Marketing (AS, COA)
      • Marketing, Advertising (AS)
      • Office Administration, Computer Keyboarding and Office Applications (COA)
      • Office Administration, Clerical General Office, Level A (COA)
      • Office Administration, Introduction to Computerized Office Technologies, Level B (COA)
      • Office Administration, Business Operations and Management Technology, Level C (COA)
      • Office Administration, Virtual Office and Management Technologies, Level D (COA)
      • Real Estate (AS, COA)
      • Small Business Management (AS, COA)

C

    • Chemistry
      • Chemistry (AS)
      • Chemical Technology (AS, COA)
    • Communication (AA)
      • Communication (AA)
      • Communication Studies for Transfer (AA-T)
    • Community Leadership Development (courses only)
    • Community Studies
      • Community Studies (AA, COA)
    • Computer Information Science
      • Advanced CISCO Networking (COA)
      • Business Information Worker (COA)
      • Computer Science (AS, COA)
      • Front-End Web Developer (COA)
      • Information Processing (AS)
      • Information Processing Specialist (COA)
      • Information Processing Technician (COA)
      • Information Systems Security (AS, COA)
      • Management Information Science (AS, COA)
      • Network Administration (AS, COA)
      • Network Design (AS, COA)
      • PC Support (COA)
      • Programming (COA)
      • Web Developer (AS, COA)
      • Web Production Specialist (COA)
    • Cosmetology
      • Cosmetology (AS, COA)
      • Art and Science of Nail Technology (COA)

D

E

    • Early Childhood Education
      • Child Development with ECE Emphasis (AA)
      • Early Childhood Education for Transfer (AA-T)
      • Early Childhood Education Administration (AA)
      • Early Childhood Education Teacher (AA)
      • Family Child Care (COA)
      • Infant Care and Education Teacher (COA)
      • School-Age Care and Education Teacher (COA)
    • Economics
      • Economics for Transfer (AA-T)
    • Education/Teaching
      • Child and Adolescent Development for Transfer (AA-T)
      • Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer (AA-T)
    • Electronics Technology
      • Automated Systems Technician (AS, COA)
      • Electronics Facilities Maintenance Technician (AS, COA)
      • Electronics Mechanic (COA)
      • Microcomputer Technician (AS, COA)
      • Telecommunications Technician (AS, COA)
    • Engineering
      • Civil Engineering (AS)
      • Electrical/Computer Engineering (AS)
      • General Engineering (AS)
      • Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering (AS)
    • Engineering Design Technology
      • Architectural/Structural Drafting (AS, COA)
      • Electric (Power-Lighting Systems) (AS, COA)
      • Engineering Design Technology (AS, COA)
      • HVAC Systems Design (AS, COA)
      • Mechanical (HVAC/Plumbing Systems) (AS, COA)
      • Surveying (Geomatics) (AS, COA)
    • English
      • English (AA)
      • English for Transer (AA-T)
    • English as a Second Language
      • Advanced Proficiency in English as a Second Language (COA)
    • Ethnic Studies
      • Ethnic Studies (AA)
    • Experimental Offering In (Subject) (courses only)

F

    • Family and Consumer Science
      • Family and Consumer Science (AA)
    • Fashion – Applied Apparel Studies
      • Applied Apparel Studies Production (AA)
      • Applied Apparel Studies Construction (COA)
    • Foreign Languages
      • Arabic (courses only)
      • Cantonese/Chinese (courses only)
      • French (courses only)
      • Greek (courses only)
      • Italian (courses only)
      • Japanese (courses only)
      • Korean (courses only)
      • Mandarin/Chinese (courses only)
      • Persian (courses only)
      • Punjabi (courses only)
      • Russian (courses only)
      • Spanish (AA-T)
      • Tagalog (courses only)
      • Vietnamese (courses only)

G

    • Geography
      • Geography for Transfer (AA-T)
    • Geology
      • Geology for Transfer (AS-T)
    • Gerontology
      • Gerontology (AS, COA)
    • Graphic Communication
      • 3D Animation and Modeling (COA)
      • Game Design (COA)
      • Graphic Communication (AS, COA)
      • Graphic Design (COA)
      • User Interface and Web Design (COA)

H

I

J

    • Journalism
      • Journalism (AA)
      • Journalism for Transfer (AA-T)
      • Multimedia News Specialist (COA)
      • Visual Journalism (COA)

K

    • Kinesiology
      • Athletic Coaching Certification (COA)
      • Fitness Instructor Certification (COA)
      • Kinesiology – Exercise Science (AA)
      • Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T)

L

M

    • Mathematics
      • Mathematics (AS)
      • Mathematics for Transfer (AS-T)
    • Mechanical-Electrical Technology
      • Commercial Building Energy Auditing and Commissioning
        Specialist (C)
      • Mechanical-Electrical Technology (AS, COA)
      • Mechanical Systems Technician (COA)
    • Music
      • Commercial Music, Audio Production Emphasis (AA, COA)
      • Commercial Music, Music Business Management Emphasis (AA, COA)
      • Commercial Music, Performance Emphasis (AA, COA)
      • Commercial Music, Songwriting/Arranging Emphasis (AA, COA)
      • Music, General (AA)
      • Music for Transfer (AA-T)

N

O

P

R

S

T

W