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Online Degrees & Certificates

FACULTY RESOURCES

Online Associate Degree Programs

The majors and certificates listed here can be completed entirely online or in a combination with online and traditional classes with at least 50% of the courses offered online. Hybrid courses with at least 50% of the class conducted online are considered online.

If your goal is to earn an associate degree and to transfer to a CSU or UC campus, you must fulfill the CSU or IGETC General Education Pattern, complete a major of at least 18 units, and complete other transferable courses to total 60 units. If your goal is to earn an associate degree, but you do not plan to transfer, you could complete the SRJC General Education Pattern (see College Catalog), one of these majors, and additional degree – applicable units to total 60 units. Consult with a counselor about the specific lower division preparation required by the transfer institutions that you are considering.

Majors Approved for Online Delivery

Major Required Units
Administration of Justice 18
Art History for Transfer 21
Business Administration 25.5
Business Administration for Transfer 26
Communication Studies for Transfer 18
Digital Media: Interactive Multimedia 32
Economics 19
Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer 53.5
Global Studies 22
Humanities and Fine Arts 18
Political Science 19
Psychology 23
Social and Behavioral Sciences 18
Sociology for Transfer 18
Women's and Gender Studies 22

Certificates Approved for Online Delivery


Certificate Required Units
Account Clerk 13.5
Computer Studies: Adobe Applications Specialist 16.5
Computer Studies: Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop 13.0
Computer Studies: Web Fundamentals 16.0
Computer Studies: Web Programmer 31.0
Computer Studies: Web Designer 28.0

Taking an Online Class

How to Take an Online Class” (College Skills 334) is suggested for all online students

Online Classes Fill Quickly! To enhance your registration priority, consider one of the following options:

Continuing Students With Less Than 24 Units

Make an appointment for “Early Bird” Counseling to establish an approved Education Plan. This makes you eligible for Priority 1A registration. Students transferring from other community colleges should establish residency right away by enrolling in a class.

New Students

Enroll in a College Orientation Course (Counseling 270) or complete an online College Orientation to establish registration priority in advance of open registration (priority 4 or 5).

General Education Patterns Available Online

Students planning to transfer to a four-year university or college must choose between two General Education Patterns: CSU or IGETC. The California State Universities (CSU) accepts the CSU or IGETC pattern in fulfillment of General Education. The University of California accepts only the IGETC pattern.

General Education Patterns

CSU General Education Courses Available Online Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Available Online

Area A1: Oral Communication (3 units)
*SPCH 1A
*SPCH 60
Area A2: Written Communication (4 units)
*ENGL 1A
Area A3: Critical Thinking (3 units)
ENGL 5
*PHIL 3
SPCH 9

Area B1 & B3: Physical Universe and Its Life Forms (3 units plus lab)
ASTRON 4
METRO 10 & METRO 10L (Lab)
Area B2: Life Sciences (3 units)
ANTHRO 1
Area B4: Quantitative Reasoning (3 units)
*MATH 15

Area C1: Arts (3 units)
Art 1.2
MEDIA 4
MUSC 7
Area C2: Humanities (3 units)
ENGL 1B
HUMAN 4.1
HUMAN 4.2
HUMAN 6
HUMAN 7
HUMAN 8
INTDIS 4
ITAL 2
SPAN 1
C3: One additional class from C1 or C2 to total 9 units

Area D: Social, Political & Economic Institutions and Behavior; Historical Background (9 units from at least two different disciplines)
BAD 10
CHLD 10
GEOG 3
HIST 17.1
*PSYCH 1A
PSYCH 3
PSYCH 4
PSYCH 5
PSYCH 30
POLS 1
SOC 1

Area E: Lifelong Understanding & Self Development (3 units)
CHLD 10
CHLD 90.1
PSYCH 3
PSYCH 56
FDNT 10

Area F: U.S. History, Constitution, & American Ideals*
(3 units from Group 1 and 3 units from Group 2. May also be used to fulfill area D)
Group 1: HIST 17.1
Group 2: POLS 1

Area 1: English Communication
Group A: English Composition (3 units)
*ENGL 1A
Group B: Critical Thinking (3 units)
ENGL 5
SPCH 9
Group C: Oral Communication (3 units)
*SPCH 1A (CSU only)

Area 2: Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning (3 units)
*MATH 15

Area 3: Arts and Humanities (Three courses, with at least one from Arts and one from Humanities, 9 units)
Arts:
Art 1.2
MEDIA 4
MUSIC 7
Humanities:
HUMAN 4.1
HUMAN 4.2
HUMAN 6
HUMAN 7
HUMAN 8
INTDIS 4
ITAL 2

Area 4: Social & Behavioral Sciences (9 units selected from at least two different disciplines)
ECON 1A
HIST 17.1
POLS 1
*PSYCH 1A
PSYCH 3
PSYCH 4
PSYCH 5
PSYCH 30
SOC 1

Area 5: Physical and Biological Sciences (7 units)
Physical Science:
ASTRON 4
METRO 10 & 10L
Biological Science:
ANTHRO 1

Requirement in U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals
(not part of IGETC but required for CSU graduation: 3 units from Group One and 3 units from Group 2)
Group 1: HIST 17.1
Group 2: POLS 1

Language Other Than English (UC only)
SPAN 1

* = Hybrid course: some sections may require mandatory campus meeting(s); check the Class Schedule for details.

To view all available associate degree programs, see the SRJC Associate Degrees page.

To view all available certificate programs, see the SRJC Certificate Programs page.