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Degrees and Programs


An alphabetical listing of all degrees and certificates offered at Butte College is available in the table below. Click on the link in the left-hand column for more information about the programs.

Butte College Programs include:

  • Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T) (AS-T)
  • Transfer Degrees (AA) (AS)
  • Career and Technical Education Degrees (AA) (AS)
  • Certificates of Achievement (CA)
  • Certificates (CERT)

Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) / Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) Degrees

The Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or the Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing these degrees (AA-T or AS-T) are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.

Requirements

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in an “AA-T” or AS-T” major as detailed in the transfer section of the catalog. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or better or a “P” if the course is taken on a “pass-no pass” basis.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth); OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

Butte College offers the following Associate for Transfer Degrees:
AS-T Administration of Justice
AA-T Anthropology
AA-T Art History
AS-T Business Administration
AA-T Communication Studies
AS-T Computer Science
AS-T Early Childhood Education 
AA-T English
AA-T Geography 
AS-T Geology
AA-T History
AA-T Kinesiology
AS-T Mathematics
AA-T Music
AS-T Physics
AA-T Political Science
AA-T Psychology
AA-T Sociology
AA-T Studio Arts
AA-T Theatre Arts

Transfer Degrees and Major Programs

Butte College students may transfer to universities to complete their bachelor's degree work. The success record of transfer students is as good or better than students who enroll in the university as entering freshmen. The College's transfer programs offer coursework which can meet lower division General Education requirements for the California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) systems. An extensive program of articulated coursework guarantees course equivalency between Butte College and four-year institutions in most major programs. Transfer students arrive at the University as fully-prepared students with junior standing. Transfer students should use the community college to complete their lower division General Education requirements, lower division major preparation courses and, when necessary, complete skill development work in Math, Reading, and English which prepares them for success in university-level courses. Articulation agreements with various UC and CSU systems can be obtained in the Counseling Office, Transfer Center or on the website: www.assist.org. Students planning to transfer should consult a counselor for program planning purposes.

Career and Technical Education Programs

Butte College offers Career and Technical Education programs designed to prepare students for a career or occupation. These programs offer the student education and training in selected career fields. Many certificates of achievement combined with General Education units prepare the student for an Associate Degree. Specialty courses are offered for students in need of re-certification in many fields.

Certificates of Achievement

These programs are for students who want to take all their work in specialized employment preparatory courses. Upon obtaining a Certificate of Achievement, the student can enter skilled employment or continue additional education for an Associate Degree. Certificates of Achievement are given to indicate a satisfactory level of achievement in selecting programs requiring less than two years of full-time study. Some programs require full-time registration; others may be completed over an extended period of time in the regular day or evening classes. Certificate of Achievement programs are comprised of either a complete curriculum pattern or courses selected from an Associate Degree curriculum on the recommendation of the appropriate advisory committee.

Certificates

Other certificates are given to indicate a student's satisfactory completion of short-term courses or programs, such as the Certificate in Early Childhood Education.

Program Level Outcomes by List of Program

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes are the knowledge, skills, and abilities a student is expected to be able to demonstrate upon completion of a cohesive set of courses that result in a certificate or degree. Our Program Level Student Learning Outcomes are listed on our program pages in our current catalog.

Course outlines

View course outlines of record. (This site will redirect to the Curriculum Website.)

Alphabetical list of all degrees and certificates available at Butte College

Program TypeProgram CodeNameTypeDepartmentHow to Obtain Degree or CertificateGainful Employment Disclosure
Career 01308.00AS Accounting AS Business Education See Counselor N/A 
Career 01308.00CA Accounting CA Business Education Completion Form Disclosure 
Career ACCT.CC Accounting-Account Clerk CERT Business Education See Department Office N/A 
Career TAXPREP.CC Accounting-Tax Preparer CERT Business Education See Department Office N/A 
Career 07269.00AS Administration of Justice AS Public Safety Education & Training Center See Counselor N/A 
Career 07269.00CA Administration of Justice CA Public Safety Education & Training Center Completion Form  Disclosure
Career 01301.00AS Agriculture Business AS Agriculture See Counselor  N/A
Career 01298.00CA Agriculture Business CA Agriculture Completion Form Disclosure  
Transfer 15474.00AS Agricultural Business AS Agriculture See Counselor N/A 
 Transfer 11137.00AS Agriculture/Natural Resources AS Agriculture See Counselor N/A
Career 01298.00AS Agriculture Science AS Agriculture See Counselor N/A
Transfer 31964.00AA-T  Anthropology AA-T Sociocultural Studies See Counselor N/A 
Transfer  31284.00AS Applied Computer Graphics: Production/Art Studio AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Counselor  N/A
Transfer  31304.00AS Applied Computer Graphics: Production/Communication Design AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Counselor  N/A
Transfer  31303.00AS Applied Computer Graphics: Technical/Art Studio AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Counselor N/A 
Transfer  31305.00AS Applied Computer Graphics: Technical/Art Communication Design AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Counselor  N/A
Transfer  31951.00AA-T Art History AA-T Arts See Counselor  N/A
Transfer 01329.01AA Arts AA Arts See Counselor  N/A
Career 01323.00AS Automotive Technology AS Automotive See Counselor N/A 
Career 01323.00CA Automotive Technology CA Automotive Completion Form Disclosure  
Transfer 01306.00AS Biological Science AS Biology See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 01307.00AS Business Administration AS Business Education See Counselor  N/A
Transfer  31940.00AS-T Business Administration AS-T Business Education See Counselor  N/A
Career 01310.00AS Business Management AS Business Education See Counselor  N/A
Career 01310.00CA Business Management CA Business Education Completion Form  Disclosure
Career BUSONWEB.CC  Business on the Web CERT Business Education See Department Office N/A 
Career HUMANRES.CC  Business-Human Resources CERT Business Education See Department Office N/A 
Career 11123.00AS  Business-Retail Management AS Business Education See Counselor N/A 
Career  01317.00CA Business-Retail Management (WAFC) CA Business Education Completion Form Disclosure 
Career SMALLBUSINST.CC  Business-Small Business Institute CERT Business Education See Department Office N/A 
Career  11122.00AS Business-Small Business/Entrepreneurship AS Business Education See Counselor N/A 
Career 11128.00AA  Ceramics AA Arts See Counselor N/A 
Career 11128.00CA  Ceramics CA Arts Completion Form N/A
Transfer  01358.00AS Chemistry AS Physical Sciences See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 16226.00AS  Child Development AS Family/Consumer Studies See Counselor N/A 
Career  01322.00AS Civil Engineering Technology AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Counselor  N/A
Career  01322.00CA Civil Engineering Technology CA Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design Completion Form  Disclosure
Transfer  19042.00AA Communication Studies AA Communication Studies See Counselor N/A 
Transfer   30997.00AA-T Communication Studies AA-T Communication Studies See Counselor N/A 
Career 01318.00AS  Computer Applications AS Business Computer Information Systems See Counselor N/A 
Career  01318.00CA Computer Applications CA Business Computer Information Systems Completion Form  Disclosure
Career  COMPUTERAPPL.CC Computer Applications CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office  N/A
Career COMPUTERCOMP.CC Computer-Basic Computer Competency CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office N/A
Career 31300.01AS Computer Networking AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Counselor N/A
Career 31242.01CA Computer Networking CA Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design Completion Form  Disclosure
Career CISCONETWORK.CC Computer Networking-Cisco Network Administration CERT Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Department Office N/A
Career 31307.01AS Computer Programming AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Counselor N/A
Career 31246.01CA Computer Programming CA Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design Completion Form Disclosure
Transfer  11138.00AS Computer Science AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Counselor  N/A
Transfer  31930.00AS-T Computer Science AS-T Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Counselor  N/A
Career  31306.01AS  Computer System Administration  AS   Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Counselor   N/A
Career   31236.01CA Computer System Administration   CA Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design   See Counselor  Disclosure
Career COMPUTERSUPPTECH.CC Computer System Administration-Computer Support Technician CERT Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Department Office N/A
Career MICROSOFTSERVER.CC Computer System Administration-Microsoft Server Administration CERT Sustainable Technologies Computer Science and Design See Department Office N/A
Career  01370.00AS Cosmetology AS Contract Education See Counselor N/A 
Career  01370.00CA Cosmetology CA Contract Education Completion Form Disclosure  
Career  ESTHETICIAN.CC Cosmetology-Esthetician CERT Contract Education See Department Office N/A 
Career  MANICURING.CC Cosmetology-Manicuring CERT Contract Education See Department Office N/A 
Career  11136.00AS Court Personnel/Pre-Law AS Public Safety Education & Training Center See Counselor  N/A
Career  11136.00CA Court Personnel/Pre-Law CA Public Safety Education & Training Center Completion Form Disclosure  
Transfer 16981.00AS  Criminal Justice AS Public Safety Education & Training Center See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 31042.00AS-T Criminal Justice-Administration of Justice AS-T Public Safety Education & Training Center See Counselor  N/A
Career  01324.00AS Drafting and CAD Technology AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Counselor N/A 
Career 01324.00CA  Drafting and CAD Technology CA Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design Completion Form Disclosure  
Career ARCHDRAFTMODEL.CC Drafting and CAD Technology-Architectural Drafting and Modeling CERT Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Department Office N/A
Career  3DMECHAPPS.CC Drafting and CAD Technology-3D Mechanical Applications CERT Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Department Office N/A 
Career  01349.00AS Early Childhood Education AS Family/Consumer Studies See Counselor  N/A
Transfer  31941.00AS-T Early Childhood Education AS-T Family/Consumer Studies See Counselor  N/A 
Career  01349.00CA Early Childhood Education CA Family/Consumer Studies Completion Form Disclosure  
Career  EARLYCHILDEDUC.CC Early Childhood Education CERT Family/Consumer Studies See Department Office  N/A
Career  EMT.CC Emergency Medical Technician I CERT Health Occupations See Department Office  N/A
Career  01343.00AS EMT-Paramedic AS Health Occupations See Counselor N/A 
Career  01343.00CA EMT-Paramedic CA Health Occupations Completion Form  Disclosure
Transfer  01321.00AS Engineering AS Sustainable Technologies Computer Science & Design See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 31133.00AA-T English AA-T Language Arts See Counselor  N/A
Career  07258.00AS Environmental Horticulture AS Agriculture See Counselor N/A 
Career  07258.00CA Environmental Horticulture CA Agriculture Completion Form Disclosure  
Career 01302.00CA  Environmental Horticulture-Landscape/Turfgrass Technician CA Agriculture Completion Form Disclosure  
Career  07257.00CA Environmental Horticulture-Nursery/Florist Technician CA Agriculture Completion Form  Disclosure
Career 31512.00CA Environmental Horticulture-Plant Protection CA Agriculture Completion Form  Disclosure
Transfer  15151.00AS Environmental Science AS Agriculture See Counselor N/A 
Career  01348.00AS Fashion Merchandising AS Digital Arts and Design See Counselor N/A 
Career  01348.00CA Fashion Merchandising CA Digital Arts and Design Completion Form Disclosure  
Career CLOTHINGCONSTRUCT.CC Fashion Merchandising-Clothing Construction CERT Digital Arts and Design See Department Office N/A
Career FASHIONDESIGN.CC Fashion Merchandising-Fashion Design CERT Digital Arts and Design See Department Office N/A
Career  01362.00AS Fire Technology AS Public Safety Education & Training Center See Counselor N/A 
Career  01362.00CA Fire Technology CA Public Safety Education & Training Center Completion Form Disclosure  
Career  BASIC32.CC FireTechnology-BASIC 32 CERT Public Safety Education & Training Center See Department Office  N/A
Transfer 31952.00AA-T Geography AA-T Sociocultural Stuties See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 32721.00AS-T Geology AS-T Physical Sciences See Counselor N/A
Transfer 11140.00AA  Graphic Design AA Digital Arts and Design See Counselor  N/A
Career  07264.00AS Graphic Design for Print AS Digital Arts and Design See Counselor  N/A
Career  07260.00CA Heavy Equipment Operator Technician CA Agriculture Completion Form Disclosure  
Transfer  31000.00AA-T History AA-T Sociocultural Studies See Counselor N/A 
Other  31238.00CA Honors CA Honors See Department Office N/A 
Career  01345.00AS Interior Design AS Digital Arts & Design See Counselor N/A 
Career  01345.00CA Interior Design CA Digital Arts & Design Completion Form  Disclosure
Transfer 32446.00AA-T Kinesiology AA-T Kinesiology See Counselor N/A
Transfer  01320.00AA Kinesiology-Physical Education AA Kinesiology See Counselor N/A
Transfer  11131.00AA Language Arts AA Language Arts See Counselor N/A
Career  17935.00AS Law Enforcement-Academy Basic AS Public Safety Education & Training Center See Counselor N/A 
Career  18988.00AS Law Enforcement-Academy-Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis AS Public Safety Education & Training Center See Counselor N/A 
Career  17970.00CA Law Enforcement-Academy-Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis CA Public Safety Education & Training Center Completion Form Disclosure  
Other  LEADERSHIP.CC Leadership and Civic Engagement CERT Student Activities See Department Office N/A 
Career  01314.01AS Legal Office Administration AS Business Computer Information Systems See Counselor  N/A
Career  01314.01CA Legal Office Administration CA Business Computer Information Systems Completion Form  Disclosure
Career COMPUTERCOMP.CC Legal Office Administration-Basic Computer Competency CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office N/A
Career BCISLEGALADM.CC  Legal Office Administration CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office N/A 
Transfer  01372.00AA Liberal Studies AA See Counselor See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 11133.00AA Liberal Studies-Bilingual Pattern AA See Counselor See Counselor N/A
Career 01311.00AS  Marketing AS Business Education See Counselor N/A 
Career 01311.00CA  Marketing CA Business Education Completion Form Disclosure  
Career  BUSONWEB.CC Marketing-Business on the Web CERT Business Education See Department Office  N/A 
Transfer 01355.00AS  Mathematics AS Mathematics See Counselor  N/A
Transfer 31953.00AS-T Mathematics AS-T Mathematics See Counselor N/A 
Career  01305.00AS Mechanized Agriculture AS Agriculture See Counselor N/A 
Career  01305.00CA Mechanized Agriculture CA Agriculture Completion Form Disclosure  
Career  01315.01AS Medical Office Administration AS Business Computer Information Systems See Counselor  N/A
Career  01315.01CA Medical Office Administration CA Business Computer Information Systems Completion Form Disclosure  
Career COMPUTERCOMP.CC Medical Office Administration-Basic Computer Competency CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office N/A
Career  MEDOFFADMIN.CC Medical Office Administration CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office  N/A
Career 09582.00AS  Multimedia Studies AS Digital Arts and Design See Counselor  N/A
Career  09582.00CA Multimedia Studies CA Digital Arts and Design Completion Form Disclosure  
 Transfer 32469.00AA-T Music AA-T Digital Arts and Design See Counselor N/A
Career  07259.01AS Natural Resources Management AS Agriculture See Counselor N/A 
Career ECOLOGICALREST.CC  Natural Resources Management-Ecological Restoration CERT Agriculture See Department Office N/A 
Career PARKSANDREC.CC Natural Resources Management-Parks and Recreation CERT Agriculture See Department Office N/A
Career WILDLIFETECH.CC Natural Resources Management-Wildlife Technician CERT Agriculture See Department Office N/A
Career ACUTENURSEASSIST.CC Nursing-Actue Care Nurse Assistant CERT Health Occupations See Department Office N/A
Career  NURSINGASST.CC Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistant CERT Health Occupations See Department Office N/A 
Career  HOMEHLTHAIDE.CC Nursing-Home Health Aide CERT Health Occupations See Department Office N/A 
Career 01340.00AS  Nursing-Licensed Vocational Nursing AS Health Occupations See Counselor  N/A
Career  01340.00CA Nursing-Licensed Vocational Nursing CA Health Occupations Completion Form Disclosure  
Career  14583.00AS Nursing-Registered Nursing AS Health Occupations See Counselor N/A 
Career  01339.00AS Nursing-Registered Nursing: LVN to ADN AS Health Occupations See Counselor N/A 
Career  20005.00CA Nursing-Registered Nursing: LVN to ADN CA Health Occupations See Department Office  Disclosure
Transfer  11139.01AS Nutrition and Food Sciences AS Family/Consumer Studies See Counselor N/A 
Career  01313.01AS Office Administration AS Business Computer Information Systems See Counselor  N/A
Career  01313.01CA Office Administration CA Business Computer Information Systems Completion Form Disclosure  
Career COMPUTERCOMP.CC Office Administration-Basic Computer Competency CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office N/A
Career  BCISOFFICEADMIN.CC Office Administration CERT Business Computer Information Systems See Department Office N/A 
Other  18797.00CA Peace and Global Studies CA Social & Behavioral Sciences Completion Form N/A 
Other PEACEGLOBAL.CC  Peace and Global Studies CERT Social & Behavioral Sciences See Department Office N/A 
Career 01334.00AS  Photography AS Digital Arts and Design See Counselor N/A 
 Career  PROFESSIONALPHOTO.CC Photography-Professional Photography CERT Digital Arts and Design See Department Office N/A 
Transfer 01356.00AS  Physical Science AS Physical Sciences See Counselor N/A 
Transfer  01357.00AS Physics AS Physical Sciences See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 31950.00AS-T Physics AS-T Physical Sciences See Counselor  N/A
Transfer 31939.00AA-T Political Science AA-T Sociocultural Studies See Counselor N/A 
Transfer  31422.00AA-T Psychology AA-T Social & Behavioral Sciences See Counselor N/A 
Career  07474.01AS Radio-TV-Film: Video Production AS Digital Arts and Design See Counselor N/A 
Career 07471.00CA  Radio-TV-Film: Video Production CA Digital Arts and Design Completion Form N/A 
Career SINGLECAMVIDPROD.CC Radio-TV-Film-Single Carmera Video Production CERT Digital Arts and Design See Department Office N/A
Career  01312.00AS Real Estate AS Business Education See Counselor N/A 
Career  01312.00CA Real Estate CA Business Education Completion Form  Disclosure
Career  REALESTATEAPP.CC Real Estate Appraisal CERT Business Education See Department Office  N/A
Career REALESTATESALES.CC  Real Estate Sales CERT Business Education See Department Office  N/A
Career  RECORDINGARTS.CC Recording Arts for Musicians CERT Music See Department Office  N/A
Career  01342.00AS Respiratory Care AS Health Occupations See Counselor  N/A
Career  01342.00CA Respiratory Care CA Health Occupations Completion Form  Disclosure
Transfer  01363.00AA Social and Behavioral Science AA Social & Behavioral Sciences See Counselor N/A 
Transfer 31954.00AA-T Sociology AA-T Social & Behavioral Sciences See Counselor  N/A
Transfer 32093.00AA-T  Studio Arts AA-T Art See Counselor N/A 
Other  SUSTAINABILITY.CC Sustainability Studies CERT Social & Behavioral Sciences See Department Office N/A 
Transfer 31850.00AA-T Theatre Arts AA-T Drama See Counselor N/A 
Other  THEATREARTS.CC Theatre Arts CERT Drama See Department Office N/A 
Transfer  18402.00AA University Studies-Business AA See Counselor See Counselor N/A 
Transfer  18405.00AA University Studies-Diversity Studies AA See Counselor See Counselor N/A 
Transfer  18403.00AA University Studies-Humanities AA See Counselor See Counselor N/A 
Transfer  18404.00AA University Studies-Social Sciences AA See Counselor See Counselor  N/A
Career  07266.00AS Visual Merchandising AS Computer Science & Design See Counselor N/A 
Career 07266.00CA  Visual Merchandising CA Computer Science & Design Completion Form  Disclosure
Career  01325.00AS Welding Technology AS Welding See Counselor N/A 
Career  01325.00CA Welding Technology CA Welding Completion Form Disclosure  
Career WELDINGLEVELI.CC Welding-Welding Technology Level I CERT Welding See Department Office  Disclosure  
Career WELDINGLEVELII.CC Welding-Welding Technology Level II CERT Welding See Department Office  Disclosure 
Career WELDINGLEVELIII.CC Welding-Welding Technology Level III CERT Welding See Department Office  Disclosure
Career  POWERPATHWAY.CC Welding-PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding CERT Welding  See Department Office N/A 
 Other  NONCREDITESL Noncredit Certificate of Competency in ESL Noncredit Certificate Language Education and Development See Department Office  N/A
Other  NONCREDITVESL Noncredit Certificate of Completion in VESL Noncredit Certificate Language Education and Development See Department Office N/A 

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