Major Programs at ARC

American River College offers 183 programs through Associate's and Certifica degrees/programs. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education.

  • Total number of programs: 183
  • Total number of online programs: 14
  • Offered degrees/programs: Associate's, Certificate

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Offered Degrees At American River College

American River College is categorized by Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie categorization. American River College offers 183 major programs for Associate's, Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 5,697 students have completed their study at American River College.
Offered Degrees at American River College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Less than one year certificate5961,805
One but less than two years certificate3611,313
Two but less than four years certificate100
Associate's Degree8772,579
Total183145,697

Degree, Major Programs and Completers by Award Level

American River College offers 183 programs through Associate's, Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 5,697 students have completed their studies.
  • 2,579 students have earned/completed Associate program.
  • 1,805 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 1,313 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
Associate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 12
Landscaping and Groundskeeping12
Plant Nursery Operations and Management0
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 8
Natural Resources/Conservation8
Communication and Journalism [+] 45
Speech Communication and Rhetoric35
Journalism10
Advertising0
Communications Technologies [+] 37
Recording Arts Technology/Technician18
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design19
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 70
Computer Programming/Programmer20
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications3
Computer Science22
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications10
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance7
Computer Support Specialist4
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 51
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science18
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts0
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager33
Engineering [+] 8
Pre-Engineering8
Engineering Technology [+] 15
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0
Biomedical Technology/Technician13
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 141
Foreign Languages and Literatures104
Spanish Language and Literature13
American Sign Language (ASL)9
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation15
Work and Family Studies [+] 45
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies2
Adult Development and Aging2
Child Care Provider/Assistant39
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management2
Legal Studies [+] 22
Legal Assistant/Paralegal22
English Language And Literature [+] 27
English Language and Literature27
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies9
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 37
Mathematics37
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 354
Biological and Physical Sciences354
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 26
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0
Health and Physical Education/Fitness7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science19
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1
Philosophy1
Physical Sciences [+] 151
Physical Sciences139
Geology/Earth Science0
Physics12
Psychology [+] 158
Psychology122
Psychology (other)36
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 93
Criminal Justice/Police Science78
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician15
Human Services [+] 0
Human Services0
Social Sciences [+] 660
Social Sciences560
Anthropology22
Economics12
Geography0
Geography (other)10
International Relations and Affairs2
Political Science and Government19
Sociology35
Construction Trades [+] 1
Carpentry/Carpenter0
Electrician1
Drywall Installation/Drywaller0
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 41
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair20
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician13
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician7
Precision Production Trades [+] 11
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking1
Welding Technology/Welder10
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 65
Visual and Performing Arts10
Dance1
Fashion/Apparel Design7
Interior Design8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts9
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology4
Art/Art Studies20
Music6
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 135
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist22
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)8
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist16
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse76
Business [+] 316
Business/Commerce22
Business Administration and Management231
Retail Management0
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping42
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science6
Small Business Administration/Management7
Real Estate6
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations2
History [+] 16
History16
Total2,579
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 16
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations11
Landscaping and Groundskeeping4
Plant Nursery Operations and Management1
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 32
Natural Resources/Conservation32
Communications Technologies [+] 40
Recording Arts Technology/Technician29
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design3
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects8
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 37
Computer and Information Sciences0
Computer Programming/Programmer5
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications2
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications9
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance11
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster5
Computer Support Specialist3
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 38
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts26
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager12
Education [+] 5
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs5
Engineering [+] 37
Telecommunications Engineering37
Engineering Technology [+] 15
Biomedical Technology/Technician13
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)2
Work and Family Studies [+] 98
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management8
Adult Development and Aging0
Child Care and Support Services Management3
Child Care Provider/Assistant82
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management5
Legal Studies [+] 0
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary0
English Language And Literature [+] 2
Creative Writing2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 5
Physical Fitness Technician5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 1,070
Criminal Justice/Police Science1,070
Social Sciences [+] 0
International Relations and Affairs0
Construction Trades [+] 10
Electrician8
Building Construction Technology2
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 190
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair79
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician5
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician35
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician34
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician37
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician0
Precision Production Trades [+] 34
Welding Technology/Welder34
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 23
Fashion/Apparel Design12
Interior Design1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology0
Film/Cinema/Video Studies6
Music0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 88
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)28
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant13
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide26
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)21
Business [+] 52
Business/Commerce1
Business Administration and Management19
Office Management and Supervision2
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping12
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science2
Small Business Administration/Management9
Taxation7
Total1,805
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 3
Landscaping and Groundskeeping3
Communications Technologies [+] 20
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant7
Recording Arts Technology/Technician13
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects0
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1
Computer Graphics1
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 13
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager13
Engineering Technology [+] 10
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0
Biomedical Technology/Technician2
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 16
American Sign Language (ASL)2
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation14
Work and Family Studies [+] 19
Adult Development and Aging1
Child Care and Support Services Management3
Child Care Provider/Assistant15
Legal Studies [+] 21
Legal Assistant/Paralegal21
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 951
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies951
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4
Criminal Justice/Police Science0
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician4
Human Services [+] 0
Human Services0
Social Sciences [+] 9
Geography (other)9
Construction Trades [+] 118
Carpentry/Carpenter48
Electrician31
Drywall Installation/Drywaller39
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 64
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair17
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician46
Precision Production Trades [+] 25
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking13
Welding Technology/Welder12
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4
Fashion/Apparel Design1
Interior Design3
Drawing0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)12
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling8
Business [+] 6
Retail Management2
Real Estate4
Total1,313
2-4 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician0
Total0

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