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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.


* Programs are undergoing revision; classes are currently being offered.
** Programs are under review; classes are not currently offered.

American Sign Language:

American Sign Language AA CA




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


AS * CA * CP

Chemistry (Analytical)NEW Degree & Certificate Programs!



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

Communication Studies


Computer Information Systems:NEW Degree and Certificate Programs!

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

EconomicsNew Degree Program!


Education: Elementary TeacherNEW Degree and Certificate Programs!

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

English as a Second Language:

ESL: High Intermediate CP
ESL: Advanced CP

English Language and Literature:

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

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*
Digital Imaging AA*
Digital Video Arts AA*
Web Design/Production AA*
Writing for Multimedia AA*
Certificates of Proficiency in the following specialty areas (most are under revision):

  • 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 CP
  • Cinematography I CP, Cinematrography II CP, Advanced Cinematography CP
  • Documentary Production CP
  • Video: Foundations CP, Video Editing CP, Video Production CP, Music Video Production CP
  • Editing: Basic CP, Intermediate CP, Advanced CP
  • Motion Graphics: Basic 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
AA *
CA *
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 CA *
Spanish Language * AA *
Spanish Language for Heritage Speakers — New CA
Spanish Medical Interpreter CA *

Women’s Studies


CP *





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