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American River College Majors

Learn more about our majors and academic programs of study! Choose the subject or area below for more information.

Behavioral & Social Sciences

Anthropology, Economics, Gerontology, History, Human Services, Legal Assisting, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology

Business & Computer Science (formerly Computer Science & Information Technology)

Computer Information Science, Business Technology (Office Administration), Accounting, Business, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, Technical Communications


English: Education (Teacher Prep), English: Literature, English: Reading, English: Writing, JournalismReading Across Disciplines(RAD), Reading CenterWriting Across the Curriculum (WAC), Writing Center

Fine & Applied Arts

Art, Art New Media, Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Fashion,
Interior Design, Music, Theatre Arts

Health & Education

Foster & Kinship Care Education, Funeral Service Education, Healthcare Interpreting, Health Education, Human Lactation, Nursing, Nutrition and Foods, Paramedic/EMT, Respiratory Care, Speech & Language Pathology


Early Childhood EducationEnglish as a Second Language, Foreign Languages (French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish), HumanitiesInterpreter Preparation Program, Philosophy, Deaf Culture & ASL Studies, Speech Communication

Kinesiology & Athletics (formerly Physical Education & Athletics)

Athletics, Kinesiology (formerly Physical Education), Dance, Recreation, Fitness Specialist Program


Math Learning Center, MESA CCCP

Science & Engineering

Biological Sciences (Biology, Biotechnology, Health Education/Science), Chemistry, Geosciences (Geography, Geographic Information Systems/GIS, Geology), Natural Resources, Physics & Engineering (Astronomy, Engineering, Physics & Physical Science), Science Skills Center

Technical Education

Apprenticeships, Automotive Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, Design Technology, Electronics Technology, Energy, Horticulture, Welding

Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center

The center offers training and education programs for criminal justice & fire personnel, including both entry-level and advanced training for those already in the profession, including Fire Technology, Law Enforcement

Work Experience/Internships

Programs at other Los Rios Colleges

Cosumnes River College | Folsom Lake College | Sacramento City College | Study Abroad Program