Academics

Whatever your academic goals, you can start your journey here at Cosumnes River College (CRC). Earn an associate degree or certificate, prepare for transfer to a four-year university, or build your career skills. With a multitude of options in a wide range of study, from Accounting to Veterinary Technology and everything in between, let CRC be where you find your success.

Education and Training Opportunities

Associate Degrees and Certificates

Cosumnes River College offers the associate degrees and certificates needed to qualify students for a well-paying job with opportunities for advancement. Students planning to graduate with an associate of arts or science degree must complete the general education requirements. Certificate programs have been developed to assist those already employed in business and industry or those who desire to upgrade their skills or acquire special training. Career education programs are offered in many areas that employers need. Career education includes technical trades, health occupations, business and finance, computer sciences, law enforcement, and many others. The college has up-to-date equipment, facilities, and professors who are experts in their fields.

General Education

General education courses are those classes that cover a wide range of disciplines. The college is committed to the principle of providing a broad general education that includes: natural science, social and behavioral sciences, humanities and the arts, and language and critical thinking. The college continues to offer other courses that enhance lifelong learning and prepare students for the needs and demands of everyday life. All of these skills help create a balanced life in a democratic society that is diverse in its social, cultural, and educational backgrounds.

Transfer Education

The college offers courses that meet lower division (first two years) requirements of a four-year college or university. The college faculty are continually developing lower division educational programs that parallel the first and second-year courses of four-year colleges and universities. Cosumnes River College also offers associate degrees for transfer (AD-T) that guarantees admission within the California State University (CSU) system as well as Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) with other participating institutions.

Basic Skills Education

Courses designed to assist students who need to strengthen their basic skills in mathematics, reading, writing, speaking, and analyzing are offered in several non-degree applicable programs.

Continuing Education

In its commitment to lifelong learning, the college offers courses that are responsive to the varied needs of anyone interested in pursuing academic experiences in an educational setting.

Study Abroad

In cooperation with the American Institute for Foreign Study, the Los Rios Community College District offers unique study opportunities in cities such as:

  • London, England
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Florence, Italy

Learn More About Study Abroad

College Catalog

The Cosumnes River College catalog is a vital resource during your time as a Hawk. You can view our current catalog online as well as archived catalogs dating back to 2014. You can also read information on what College Rights are and how they apply to you. College catalogs are also available for purchase in Admissions & Records offices and at the College Store (Hawk's Nest).

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Programs and Majors

We offer academic programs in many fields of study. See all of our associate degrees, transfer degrees, certificates, and courses.

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See what classes are being offered during the current and upcoming semesters at Cosumnes River College and the other Los Rios colleges.

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Career Education

Career Education

Build your occupational skills through hands-on career education at Cosumnes River College.

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Career and Academic Communities

Not ready to pick a major? Explore Career and Academic Communities to help you decide! Careers and Academic Communities (CAC) are a collection of degree or certificate programs that lead to related occupations, courses, or have similar learning objectives.

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Online Education

Cosumnes River College offers fully online and partially online courses to fit your busy schedule.

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Internships and Career Services

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