Degree and Certificate Program Index

Associate Degree Majors

San Bernardino Valley College offers associate degree majors in most departments listed in this catalog. Refer to the chart below for a complete list of associate degree majors. Refer to the particular department for course descriptions and a complete list of the courses required for that major.

Length of Programs

San Bernardino Valley College offers a wide variety of associate degrees and certificate programs. The amount of time it will take a student to complete an associate degree depends on whether one is attending full-time or part-time, on the student’s level of preparation, and on the number of prerequisite courses required. Typically, a student attending full-time with few prerequisite requirements may complete an associate degree in two years. Students attending part-time could take as long as four or five years, or more.

The amount of time it will take to complete a certificate program will depend on whether the student is attending full-time or part-time, the number of units required for the certificate, the rotation of courses over a one- or two-year sequence, and the number of prerequisite courses the student is required to take. A very limited number of certificate programs can be completed in one semester. The majority will take one or two years if the student attends full-time however, the length of the certificate program may vary. Consult with a counselor for more information.

Degree Index

These are the Associate Degree major/areas of emphasis and Certificates currently available at San Bernardino Valley College. The courses to fulfill the requirements for each listed program are detailed in the following pages. All courses are used to fulfill Associate Degree majors and state or locally approved Certficates must be completed with a minimum grade of C. All programs are subject to change; students should consult with a counselor for further information.

ProgramDegreeCertificateNoncreditGainful Employment
Program 3D Modeling and Design Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Accounting Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Accounting Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Addiction Studies Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Administration of Justice Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Administration of Justice Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Administration of Justice Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Administrative Assistant Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Advanced Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Advanced Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Airframe Maintenance Technician Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Android Application Security Support Specialist Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Anthropology Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Architecture and Environmental Design Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Art Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Astronomy Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Automatic and Manual Transmission Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Automatic and Manual Transmission Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Automotive Interiors Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Automotive Interiors Certificate of CompletionCertificate Locally ApprovedNoncredit
Program Automotive Technician Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Automotive Technician Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Aviation Maintenance Technician Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Aviation Maintenance Technician Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Avionics Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Avionics Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Baking Business Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Baking Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Basic Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Basic Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Basic Machine Operator Certificate of Career PreparationCertificate Locally Approved
Program Basic Operation Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Basic Peace Officer Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Basic Waterworks Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Biology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Biology Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Bookkeeping Certificate of Career PreparationCertificate Locally Approved
Program Building Information and 3D Modeling Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Building Information Management (BIM) Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Business Administration Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Business Administration Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Business Administration Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program California State University General Education - BreadthCertificate State Approved
Program Career Specialist Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Case Management in the Public Sector Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Chemistry Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Chemistry Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Child Development - Associate Teacher Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development - Family Child Care Provider Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development - Infant and Toddler Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development - Master Teacher Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development - School Age Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development - Site Supervisor Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development - Teacher Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Child Development Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate of Career PreparationCertificate Locally Approved
Program CIT - Management Information Systems Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program CIT - Management Information Systems Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program CIT - Office Technology Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Communication Engineering Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Communication Engineering Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Communication Studies Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Computer Engineering Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Computer Engineering Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Computer Network Support Specialist Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Computer Numerical Control - CAD & CAM Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Computer Numerical Control - CAD & CAM Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Computer Science Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Computer Science Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Computer Science Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Computer Support Specialist Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Corrections Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Culinary Arts Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Culinary Arts Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Design and Technical Theatre Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Dietetic Aide Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Dietetic Service Supervisor Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Digital Forensics Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Early Childhood Education Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Economics Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Electric Power Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Electric Power Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Electronics Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Electronics Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Engine Performance Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Engine Performance Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program English Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Entrepreneurship - General Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Entrepreneurship - Real Estate Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Entrepreneurship - Tax Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Environmental Science Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Environmental Science Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program ESL Integrated Skills - Beginning Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Film Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Film, Television, and Electronic Media Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Flight Operations and Management Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Flight Operations Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Food Preparation Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Food Service Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Certificate of AchivementCertificate State Approved
Program General Electrician Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Geographic Information Systems Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Geography Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Geography Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Geology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Geology Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Graphic Design Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Graphic Design Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Green Technician Certificate of Career PreparationCertificate Locally Approved
Program Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Heavy/Medium Duty Clean Vehicle Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Heavy/Medium Duty Truck Engine and Fuel Injection Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Heavy/Medium Duty Truck Engine and Fuel Injection Technology Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Heavy/Medium Duty Truck Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Heavy/Medium Duty Truck Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Human Services Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Human Services Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Industrial Automation Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Industrial Maintenance Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Information Security and Cyber Defense Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Information Systems and Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Inspection Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Inspection Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Inspection Technology Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)Certificate State Approved
Program iOS Application Security Support Specialist Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Job Readiness Skills Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Kinesiology Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Kinesiology Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Leadership Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Liberal Arts - Biological and Physical Sciences Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Liberal Arts - Humanities and Fine Arts Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Liberal Arts - Social and Behavioral Sciences Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Library Technology Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Library Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Machine Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Machinist Standard Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Machinist Standard Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Mathematics Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Media Development Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Media Production Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Medical Coding and Billing Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Modular Basic Peace Officer Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Music Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Music Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Nursing Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Nutrition and Dietetics Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Office Technology Fundamentals Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Pharmacy Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Pharmacy Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Philosophy Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Phlebotomy Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Physics Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Physics Associate of Science Transfer DegreeDegree AS-T
Program Pipe Welding Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Political Science Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Post-Production Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Preventative Maintenance Technician Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Production Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Professional Baking and Management Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Psychiatric Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Psychiatric Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Psychology Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Real Estate Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Real Estate Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Refrigeration Service Engineer Society (HVAC) Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Restaurant Service Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Retail Management Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Smart Systems Automation Technology Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Social Media Field Production Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Social Media Narrative Production Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Social Media Studio Production Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Sociology Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Spanish Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Street Rod Construction Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Street Rod Construction Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Studio Arts Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Television Associate of Arts DegreeDegree AA
Program Theatre Arts Associate of Arts Transfer DegreeDegree AA-T
Program Tool & Die Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Tool & Die Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Wastewater Technology Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Water Supply Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Water Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Water Use Specialist Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Web and Multimedia Design Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Web Application Security Support Specialist Certificate of AchievementCertificate State Approved
Program Welding Inspection Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Welding Job Readiness Certificate of CompletionNoncredit
Program Welding Technology Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Welding Technology Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Wheel Alignment and Brakes Associate of Science DegreeDegree AS
Program Wheel Alignment and Brakes Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment
Program Workforce Literacy Skills Certificate of CompletionCertificate State ApprovedNoncredit
Program Zero Net Energy Certificate of AchievementCertificate State ApprovedGainful Employment