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Degree & Certificate Programs

Berkeley City College proudly offers the following Associate in Arts (AA) degrees, Associate in Science (AS) degrees, Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) degrees, Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) degrees, Certificates of Achievement (CA), and Certificates of Proficiency (CP) in liberal arts, science, occupational fields, or specialized areas of study. The AA-T and the AS-T degrees (pdf) are intended for students who plan to complete a Bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Supplements to the BCC Catalog are issued annually to update this information. Degree and program handouts are provided below in pdf format. If you cannot view the pdf files below, you can get Adobe Reader.


* This program is being offered, but is currently undergoing revision. Please see a counselor for the most current program requirements.
** Programs are under review; classes are not currently offered.
Area of Study Degree/Certificate

American Sign Language:

American Sign Language AA CA




Art AA
Art History AA-T
Art: Figure Studies CA
Public Art
Studio Arts




Accounting AA  CP
Business Administration AS-T
General Business AA CA
Office Skills for Business CA

Chemistry (Analytical)NEW Degree & Certificate Programs!


Communication Studies


Computer Information Systems:NEW Degree and Certificate Programs!

Applied Computer Information Systems AS CA
Computer Applications — New CP
Computer Programming — New CP
Computer Programming, Advanced — New AS CA
Network Support Technician AS ** CA **
Web Programming AS CA
Web Scripting — New
Windows Desktop — New CP
Windows Desktop, Advanced — New AS CA

EconomicsNew Degree Program!


Education: Elementary TeacherNEW Degree and Certificate Programs!

Elementary Teacher Education — New AA-T
Teacher’s Aide — New CA


English AA-T
English Language/Writing AA
Creative Writing/Fiction CA
Creative Writing/Playwriting and Screenwriting CP
Creative Writing/Poetry CA

English as a Second Language:

ESL: High Intermediate CP
ESL: Advanced CP

Global Studies




Liberal Arts:

Liberal Arts: with Emphasis in Arts & Humanities AA
Liberal Arts: with Emphasis in Social & Behavioral Sciences AA
Liberal Arts: CSU General Education Breadth CA
Liberal Arts: Intersegmental General Education Transfer (IGETC) CA


for more details, visit the Math AS-T Degree Program


Multimedia Arts:

for more information, visit the Multimedia Arts Department website

Animation AA *
Animation Level I CA
Animation Level II CA
Game Design Level I CA
Game Design Level II CA
Infographic Design & Data Visualization AA
Imaging: Photography & Printmaking CA
Imaging: Information Graphics & Digital Design CA
Mobile and Web Design AA
Mobile and Web Design Level I CA
Mobile and Web Design Level II CA
Video Arts AA
Video Arts Level I CA
Certificates of Proficiency in the following specialty areas:

  • Multimedia: Foundation CP, Basic CP
  • Animation: Foundation CP, Basic CP, Intermediate CP, Advanced CP
  • Digital Imaging: Basic CP, Intermediate CP, Advanced CP
  • Digital Photography: Basic CP, Intermediate CP, Advanced CP
  • Digital Printmaking: Basic CP, Intermediate CP, Advanced CP
  • 3D Illustration: Basic CP, Advanced CP
  • Digital Video: Intermediate Video Production CP, Advanced Digital Video Production CP
  • Editing: Basic CP, Intermediate CP, Advanced CP
  • Motion Graphics: Basic CP
  • Cinematography: Cinematography I CP, Cinematography II CP, Advanced Cinematography CP
  • Documentary Production CP
  • Video: Foundations CP, Video Editing CP, Video Production CP, Music Video Production CP
  • Web Design: Basic CP, Intermediate CP, Advanced CP
  • Writing for Multimedia CP



Political Science



AA-T *

Public and Human Services:

Community and Public Services
Community Health Worker AA CA
Social Services Paraprofessional AA CA
Public and Human Services Overview CP
Public and Human Services Systems CP



SpanishNEW AA-T Degree and Certificate Programs!

Spanish — New AA-T
Spanish Language AA *
Spanish Language for Heritage Speakers — New AA CA
Spanish Medical Interpreter — (visit the SMI website for further information) CA **

Women’s Studies


CP *





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