Degrees & Certificates

Whether you are pursuing an educational path that prepares you for transfer to a four-year university, helps you earn a certificate and additional skills for your next career move or you’re interested in lifelong learning, Southwestern College has a program for you.

Through our Fields of Study, you can find the academic maps to complete a degree or certificate and through our Career Programs, you can find programs that can prepare you for high-wage, in-demand jobs.

Explore Our Fields of Study, Career Programs, and Catalog

Fields of Study

Each of the college’s more than 300 programs has been placed in one of 11 fields of study that best describes related majors and certificates.


Find out about requirements for Associate Degrees, transfer requirements for UC, CSU, or a private university, Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), Certificates of Achievements, and Certificates of Proficiency.

Career Programs

Each of the college’s 60 career education programs has been placed in one of 12 industry sectors to help you find the program that is right for you.

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