Department Certificates are intended to certify that students completing all required courses of a major are prepared to meet specific occupational needs, upgrade skills or for advancement in an existing career. A grade of "C" or better is required in each course leading to the Department Certificate. The certificate requires completion of all courses listed in the required program of the student. Department Certificates require 17.99 units or less.
For certificates in Level 1 and 2, all units must be completed at American River College. For all certificates in Level 3, 12 units must be completed at American River College.
Level 1: 1-6 units
Level 2: 7-11 units
Level 3: 12-17.99 units