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Human Services and Health

Are you interested in helping people? This pathway will foster your desire to educate, support, protect, heal, and understand the people of your local and global worlds.

Addiction Studies

Designed for students pursuing employment as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor in the State of California. AOD Counselors provide treatment for substance abuse and dependency.

Administration of Justice

A multi-disciplinary program that seeks to educate students on the many aspects of justice administration—from the human, social and moral problems to the larger scope of justice systems.

Child & Family Studies & Education

Prepares students to work as teachers with young children. Also serves as a beginning for students planning to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

Emergency Medical Technician

Training to care for patients at the scene of an accident and during transportation of these patients by ambulance to the hospital under medical direction.

Kinesiology

The study of human movement, designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year level college and advanced study in a number of exercise and movement related fields.

LGBT Education Program

Prepares students pursuing careers in fields that serve LGBTQ populations including child development, education, criminal justice, human services, health occupations, business and hospitality.

Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN)

The Vocational Nursing program is designed to prepare qualified participants to practice Vocational Nursing.

Registered Nursing (ADN)

The Associate Degree Program in Nursing is a four-semester program designed to prepare qualified participants to practice nursing in entry-level positions.

Psychiatric Technician

A three-semester patient-centered course operated in cooperation with hospitals and healthcare agencies. A certificate is granted after completion.

Psychology

Rooted in both philosophy and science, psychology is the empirical study of behavior, emotion and mental processes. Provides a level of education and training that helps students succeed in a variety of careers and other graduate opportunities.

Respiratory Care

Prepares graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).

Human Services

Students gain knowledge in human service delivery systems; communication skills for working with individuals, group work and diverse populations, including case management techniques and field experience in human service agencies.