Riverside City College has eight Instructional Pathways. An Instructional Pathway is a cluster of Programs of Study with related courses. These Instructional Pathways are designed to build communities of learning just for you.

Instructional Pathways contain program maps that correspond with degrees and certificates offered at RCC. Program maps are faculty suggested course taking guides for students in a program of study. Links to program maps are found below. 

Please look for changes to this webpage over this academic year. RCC is committed to supporting you in your educational journey.​

*Please note program maps will be added as they are approved.   ​

Technical Trades
Information Systems
Education & Teacher Prep
​​Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Auto Technology - GM Specialty
Automotive Technology - Electrical
Automotive Technology-Auto Collision Repair
Automotive Technology-Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology-Automotive Trim & Upholstery
Automotive Technology-Electrical
Automotive Technology-Ford Specialty
Automotive Technology-Mechanical
Cosmetology Bus Admin-Entrepreneurial Concentration
Cosmetology Bus Admin-Management & Supervision
Cosmetology Bus Admin-Management & Supervision Con
Cosmetology Instructor Training
Culinary Arts
Telecommunications - Basic Television Production
Welding Technology
Welding Technology: Stick Welding (SMAW)
Welding Technology: TIG Welding (GTAW)
Welding Technology: Wire Welding (FCAW, GMAW)

Administration & Information Systems
Administrative Office Professional
Bank Operations
Bus Adm: Small Business Accounting
Bus Adm: Small Business Payroll Accounting
Bus Admin- Accounting Concentration
Bus Admin-Accounting Concentration
Bus Admin-General Business Concentration
Bus Admin-Management Concentration
Bus Admin-Marketing Concentration
Bus Admin-Operations and Production Management
Bus Admin-Real Estate Concentration
Bus Adm-Marketing Concentration
Business Admin-Banking&Finance
Business Adminis​tration ADT
Business Administration - Banking & Finance
Business Administration: Human Resources
Business Information Worker
C++ Programming
Cat-Legal Administrative Professional
CIS - E-Commerce
CIS Systems Development
CIS: Web Master - Web Design Concentration
CIS: Web Master - Web Development Concentration
CIS-C++ Programming
Cisco Networking
CIS-Computer Applications
CIS-Computer Programming
CIS-Java Programming
Cis-Relational Database Managment Technology
Computer Appl & Office Tech - Virtual Assistant
Executive Office Management
Executive Office Professional
Information Security and Cyber Defense
International Business
Java Programming
Office Assistant
Office Fast Track
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education-Assistant Teacher
Early Childhood Education-Twelve Core Units
Early Childhood Intervention
Education Paraprofessional
Infant & Toddler Specialization
Health Related Sciences
Languages & Humanities
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics - STEM
Exercise, Sport & Wellness-Athletic Training
Exercise, Sport & Wellness-Coaching
Exercise, Sport & Wellness-Fitness Pro
Exercise, Sport & Wellness-Fitness Professions
Kinesiology, Health & Wellness
Nursing-Critical Care Nurse
Nursing-Nursing Assistant
Nursing-Registered Nursing

American Studies
Art History
Commun​ication Studies ADT ​​
Communication, Media & Languages
English ADT
History ADT​
Humanities, Philosophy, & Arts
Sign Language Interpreting

Computer Science
Math & Science
Mathematics ADT
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Visual, Performing, & Creative Arts
 Administration of Justice
Administration of Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
Administration of Justice-Investigative Assistant
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education-Assistant Teacher
Early Childhood Education-Twelve Core Units
Early Childhood Intervention
Human Services
Human Services-Employment Support Specialization
Infant & Toddler Specialization
Paralegal Studies
Political Science ADT
Psychology ADT
Sign Language Interpreting
Social & Behavioral Studies
Victim Services Aide
Applied Digital Media-Basic Graphic Design
Applied Digital Media-Electronic Publishing and Design
Applied Digital Media-Motion Graphics and 3D Animation
Art - Visual Communications-Animation
Art - Visual Communications-Illustration
Film, TV & Video Production Spec
Fine & Applied Arts
Graphic Design and Printing
Graphics Technology-Basic Graphic Communication
Music: Piano Performance
Music-Jazz Performance
Music-Music Performance
Music-Music Technology
Pilates Dance Conditioning Instructor
Studio Arts
Theatre Arts