Degrees & Certificates

Listed below are programs of study offered by Riverside City College and requirements for specific certificates and degrees. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor for individual education planning.

Any request for a course substitution or waiver may be discussed with a counselor and must be submitted for approval to the Admissions and Records Office​.

NOTE: Students wanting to transfer to a university may reference course transferability through www.assist.org.

For complete degree & certificate information, including required coursework listings, please consult the current College Catalog.​

Academic Certificates and Degrees

PROGRAM NAME​​ LOCALLY
APPROVED
CERTIFICATE
STATE
APPROVED
CERTIFICATE
ASSOCIATE
DEGREE
PROGRAM CODE
AREA OF EMPHASIS
Administration & Information Systems     AA494*
​American Studies ​AA492*
Communications, Media & Languages     AA495*
Fine & Applied Arts     AA496*
Humanities, Philosophy & Arts     AA497*
Kinesiology, Health & Wellness     AA498*
Social & Behavioral Studies     AA499*
Math & Science     AS493*
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​Administration Justice
​  With CSUGE pattern ​AS642*
​  With IGETC pattern ​• ​AS643*
Communication Studies        
  With CSUGE pattern     AA587
  With IGETC pattern     AA588
Early Childhood Education        
  With CSUGE pattern     AA529*
  With IGETC pattern     AA530*​
​English
  With CSUGE pattern ​• ​AA648
  With IGETC pattern ​AA649
​Journalism
  With CSUGE pattern ​​• AA670​
  With IGETC pattern ​AA671
Sociology        
  With CSUGE pattern     AA695*
  With IGETC pattern     AA696*​
​Theatre Arts
  With CSUGE pattern ​• ​AA747
  With IGETC pattern •​ ​AA748
* 50% or more of the certificate/degree may be completed online
Certificates and Degrees
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE   AS504*/CE504*
  Crime Scene Investigation     CE619
  Investigative Assistant     CE785
​  Victim Services Aide ​CE679*
​AIR CONDITIONING AND REGRIGERATION AS596/CE596​
​APPLIED DIGITAL MEDIA AND PRINTING AS653/CE653​
​  Basic Electronic Prepress ​CE822
​  Basic Graphic Design ​​• ​CE823
​  New Media and Interactive Design ​​CE821
​ART
​  Visual Communications-Animation ​​​• CE774​
​  Visual Communications-Illustration ​CE825
​AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
​  Automotive Body Repair ​​​•​ ​​​​• ​AS511/CE511
  ​Automotive Trim and Upholstery ​AS516/CE516
  ​Electrical ​​​​• ​​​​• ​​AS513/CE513
​  Ford Specialty ​AS519
​  General Motors Specialty ​​​​• ​​AS583
​  Mechanical AS515/CE515
BANK OPERATIONS ​​​​• ​CE625*
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION        
  Accounting Concentration   AS523/CE523
​  Banking & Finance Concentration ​AS631*/CE631*
  General Business Concentration   AS524*/CE524*
  Human Resources Concentration   AS623/CE623
  Management Concentration   AS521*/CE521*
  Marketing Concentration   AS525*/CE525*
  Real Estate Concentration   AS527/CE527
  Insurance
 •  • AS629*/CE629*
​  International Business ​CE627*
​  Entrepreneurship AS531*/CE531*​
​  Operations and Production Mgmt ​•​ ​CE833*
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS & OFFICE TECHNOLOGY
​  Administrative Office Professional ​​•​ ​CE637*
​  Executive Office Management •​ •​ ​AS639*/CE639*
​  Executive Office Professional ​​•​ ​CE635*
​  Legal Administrative Professional •​ CE611*​
​  Office Assistant ​​•​ ​CE633*
​  Office Fast Track •​ ​CE812*
​  Virtual Assistant ​​•​ ​CE677*
COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS        
  C++ Programming     CE803*
​  CISCO Networking ​CE810*
  Computer Applications   AS726*/CE726*
  Computer Programming   AS728*/CE728*
  ​E-Commerce ​CE807*
  Java Programming     CE809*
​  Relational Database Mgmt Tech ​CE816*
​  Systems Development •​ CE806*​
  Web Master - Web Designer     CE820*
​  Web Master - Web Developer CE843*
COSMETOLOGY AS534/CE534​
​  Cosmetology Business Admin -
  Entrepreneurial Concentration
​​• ​•​ AS537*/CE537*​
​  Cosmetology Business Admin -
  Mgmt & Supervision Concentration
AS535*/CE535*​
​  Cosmetology, Instructor Training ​​• ​CE675
​  Esthetician ​CE673
CULINARY ARTS ​​• ​​• ​AS561/CE561
​​​DANCE
Pilates​ Dance/Conditioning Instructor

​• CE857​
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION   AS544*/CE544*
  ECE/Assistant Teacher     CE795*
  ECE/Twelve Core Units     CE797*
  Early Childhood Intervention Asst   AS601/CE601*
  Infant and Toddler Specialization     CE681
EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONAL AS603*/CE603*​
​FILM, TELEVISION AND VIDEO
​  Basic Television Production ​CE842
​  Production Specialist •​ ​• ​AS641/CE641
HUMAN SERVICES AS663/CE663​
​  Employment Support Specialization ​•​ ​CE802
KINESIOLOGY/EXERCISE, SPORT & WELLNESS
​  Athletic Training Emphasis ​​•​​ ​•​​​ ​AS597/CE597
​  Coaching Emphasis ​AS599/CE599
​  Fitness Professions Emphasis ​•​​​ ​•​​​ ​AS595/CE595
​MUSIC ​• AA680​
​  Jazz Performance ​• ​CE852
​  Music Performance ​​​•​​​ ​CE851
​  Music Technology ​• ​CE850
​  Piano Performance ​​​•​​​ ​CE853
NURSING
​  Critical Care Nurse ​​​•​​​​ ​CE581
​  Nursing Assistant ​• CE584​
​  Registered Nursing ​​​​•​​​ ​AS586
​  Vocational Nursing ​• ​• ​AS588/CE588
PARALEGAL STUDIES ​• AS591*​
PHOTOGRAPHY ​AS592/CE592
RETAIL MANAGEMENT/WAFC   AS536*/CE536*
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING AS505/CE505​
WELDING TECHNOLOGY AS606/CE606​
  Stick Welding (SMAW) ​•​ ​CE824
​  TIG Welding (TGAW) ​CE819
​  Wire Welding (FCAW, GMAW) ​​•​ ​CE818
* 50% or more of the certificate/degree may be completed online
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