Butte College

Introduction

About Butte College

Butte College Butte College serves 13,000 students each semester and is a regionally accredited community college located just 75 miles north of Sacramento, nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The Main Campus is a designated wildlife refuge and rests on 928 acres making it one of the largest community college campuses in California. Butte College offers a quality education where students can choose from over 160 academic programs. The College also offers degrees with guaranteed transfer to California State Universities—with over 25 Associate in Arts for Transfer and Associate in Science for Transfer degrees. Butte College has the highest transfer rate to CSU, Chico. With its exceptional instructional programs and impressive technology, the College has earned an excellent reputation for high-quality general and transfer education and career and technical skills preparation. The College's Mission Statement Butte College Butte College provides quality education and services to students who aspire to become productive members of a diverse, sustainable, and global society. We prepare our students for life-long learning through the mastery of basic skills, the achievement of degrees and certificates, and the pursuit of career and transfer pathways. A National Leader in Sustainability Butte College Butte College has a long history of sustainability. In 2011, Butte College became the first college to become 'grid positive,' meaning that the College had the capacity to generate enough electricity to fully offset its electricity cost.







About Chico Butte College When attending Butte College, the majority of our international students choose to live in the city of Chico. Chico is a small city made up of about 100,000 people. With both Butte College and California State University, Chico in town, Chico is most certainly a "college town". As a result of so many students, Chico is filled with the art, vibrancy, diversity, and culture of a much larger city to an otherwise small safe city. Friendly people can be found chatting with friends at one of the many local coffee houses, soaking up the sun or hiking together in Bidwell Park, one of the United States largest municipal parks. Whether you enjoy hiking, cycling, water sports, photography or just playing in the outdoors with friends, there is a myriad of choices for you to participate in. Summer and winter sports and activities are to be found easily. Lassen Peak, Mount Shasta, Lake Oroville and Bidwell Park are all close by and contain some of the best outdoor recreational spots around. Had enough of nature for a while? Large cities like San Francisco are just a day trip away for weekend shopping and fun! Come join us to live and study in one of the best cities to live in the United States. We would love to welcome you! Do you still have questions? - One of the best ways to get a feel for the culture of a city is to ask a local resident! Please feel free to email Butte College staff member at international@butte.edu or check out our student Facebook page and post a discussion topic or check out the pictures taken by current students. Housing Butte College International Students have a variety of housing options. To assist you in securing a place to stay while studying in Chico, we have provided a few housing options and contact information for each option. Home Stay / Home Share places you with a local family that has been pre-screened by a local private homestay placement agency, International Homestay California for cleanliness and safety and demonstrates a desire to house international students... Craig Student Living / Student Housing is popular for many first-time freshmen. Craig Student Living is located in the city of Chico and frequent buses are available to take you to the Butte College main campus... Private Apartment Living is popular for students who are independent and seek a space of their own. Most students choose this option after they have established connections in the area and have made friends during their first year. Where is Butte College? Butte Community College is located just 75 miles north of the State Capital of California, Sacramento.

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Associate Degree

Associate Degree in Accounting

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Accounting program is designed to teach students accounting principles and practices. The objective is to provide students with employable business skills and provide a framework for the further study of accounting and related business programs. [+]

Associate Degree in Accounting

Accounting Program: Patrick Christensen, Chair (530) 895-2598; Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371; Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Accounting program is designed to teach students accounting principles and practices. The objective is to provide students with employable business skills and provide a framework for the further study of accounting and related business programs. Students planning an accounting career should be detail-oriented, be able to analyze and interpret facts and figures quickly and accurately, and make sound decisions. They must also be able to communicate the results. Patience, persistence, self-discipline, and concentration are essential. High school students considering an accounting career are encouraged to take English, mathematics, computer, accounting, and related business courses. Career Opportunities The Accounting program is designed to enable students to: set up, complete, adjust, and summarize records of business activities according to accepted accounting principles and techniques; use accounting information to enhance business planning, decision making, problem solving, and management control; and apply both financial and managerial accounting principles and techniques. Accounting employment opportunities are expected to increase faster than for many other occupations due to pressure on business and governmental agencies to improve their financial accountability. Demand for skilled accountants will rise as managers rely more on accounting information to make decisions. Knowledge of basic computer applications is essential. AS Degree in Accounting (60 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Associate Degree in Agriculture Business

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Agriculture Business program provides the student with employable skills and provides a framework for further study if desired. Coursework is practical and broad-based. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills in business management, marketing, finance, computers, human relations, and agricultural accounting.

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Associate Degree in Agriculture Business

Agriculture Business Program: www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/agriculture/ Bruce Hicks, Chair (530) 895-2514; Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551; Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Agriculture Business program provides the student with employable skills and provides a framework for further study if desired. Coursework is practical and broad-based. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills in business management, marketing, finance, computers, human relations, and agricultural accounting. The computer labs, campus farm, and greenhouses provide an ideal setting for hands-on learning. To gain practical experience on and off campus internships are available. Numerous area agriculture businesses provide opportunities for field trips, internships, and employment. Student clubs such as the Agriculture Ambassadors provide opportunities for leadership development and community service. Career Opportunities A career in Agriculture Business is both financially rewarding and personally challenging. For job seekers, it is probably the most readily available entry-level position in the agriculture industry. Numerous specialized companies throughout northern California require qualified persons for marketing, sales, finance, policy, government, farm ranch management, and international trade and development. For job entry and advancement, however, certain basic skills remain fundamental. These include proficiency in computers, record keeping, finance, management, and marketing. The following is a list of possible Agriculture Business Career Opportunities: Bookkeeper, Business Manager, Business Owner, Commodity Broker, Community Development, Consultant, Equipment Dealer, Farm and Ranch Manager, International Development Specialist, Insurance Agent, Land Appraiser, Livestock buyer, Loan Officer, Management Specialist, Produce Buyer, Public Relations, Retail Sales and Sales Representative. To obtain an... [-]


Associate Degree in Business Administration

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: discuss the context in which businesses operate and the impacts of environmental factors (including competitors and economic markets) on businesses; use appropriate business terminology to describe the functional areas of business enterprises. Assess business scenarios using a systematic, evaluative, quantitative, ethical and information-based approach; etc. [+]

Associate Degree in Business Administration

Business Administration Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Patrick Christensen, Chair (530) 895-2598

About the Program

The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

Students interested in specializing in Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, and Accounting should complete these courses at Butte College. Specialization courses will be taken after transfer.... [-]


Associate Degree in Child Development

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: synthesize research-based theories including principles and practices of child development and learning; incorporate strategies for building respectful, reciprocal family and community relationships in order to engage society in the development and learning of children; etc. [+]

Associate Degree in Child Development

Child Development Program Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2542 Terri Hutton, Chair (530) 895-2855 About the Program AS Degree in Child Development The Transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements. Comparable programs are available at CSU, Fresno, Long Beach, Northridge, Pomona, Sacramento, and San Francisco. The program is complemented by an on-campus Child Development Center that serves as a laboratory for students in Early Childhood Education and other areas. A Bachelor of Arts in Child Development, available at CSU or UC, prepares students for careers related to working with children, youth, and their families in education and health and human service settings. Employment opportunities include working in infant-toddler facilities, preschools, elementary schools, social services in public and private institutions, and in agencies that review, influence and develop public policy and research for children and families. The Child Development and Family Relations faculty recommend that CDF 12: Child, Family, and Community be taken in addition to the required courses since it partially meets California State Child Care Licensing requirements. To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements. AS Degree in Child Development (60 Units Minimum) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Civil Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students to enter the world of Civil Engineering Technologists or Technicians. [+]

Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology Civil Engineering Technology Program Francesco Madaro, Advisor (530) 895-2545 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Civil Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students to enter the world of Civil Engineering Technologists or Technicians. The program has sufficient breadth to include surveying, map drafting, and computer-aided drafting (CAD). After completion of the two-year program, the student will be prepared to enter civil engineering technology at the entry level. To be successful in this program, it is desirable that students have a background in math through intermediate algebra, physics, and science. A year or more of high school drafting is a plus. Students should be prepared for a rigorous two-year training program. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career as a civil engineering technologist or technician are encouraged to take classes in math, drafting and computer science. Career Opportunities Students who compete this program will be able to serve on a field survey crew, work in an engineering office, and prepare maps for recordation. Students will be able to prepare maps with both conventional drafting instruments and with the help of the computer (CAD). In every constituency there exists a need for trained engineering technicians and technologists. The information in this course of study is used daily in most public works departments in all counties and all engineering offices in the state. AS Degree in Civil Engineering Technology (60 Units Minimum)... [-]


Associate Degree in Computer Programming

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Computer Programming program prepares students for entry-level positions as computer programmers and web developers. [+]

Associate Degree in Computer Programming

Computer Programming Program Boyd Trolinger, Advisor (530) 895-2503 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Computer Programming program prepares students for entry-level positions as computer programmers and web developers. The core curriculum covers the software development life-cycle, algorithms, fundamental data structures, database design, and the design, implementation, and testing of computer programs and dynamic websites. No prerequisite skills are required for students to enroll in the program. Career Opportunities The program offers courses that prepare students for entry-level positions as computer programmers and web developers. AS Degree in Computer Programming (60 Units Minimum) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Associate Degree in Engineering

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: use the tools of Mathematics and Physics to solve engineering problems; demonstrate an ability to develop engineering judgment in the solution of engineering problems by breaking problems down, solving each part, checking each solution and reassembling the problem for a final solution; etc. [+]

Associate Degree in Engineering Engineering Program Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Francesco Madaro, Advisor (530) 895-2545 About the Program The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements. To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements. Transfer majors designated as AA-T or AS-T are designed for transfer to a similar major at an unspecified CSU. Transfer majors designated as AA or AS are designed for transfer to the corresponding major at a specific CSU and are based on articulation. See a counselor for more information. Read about the difference between these types of degrees at the beginning of the Transfer section of this catalog. AS Degree in Engineering (60 Units Minimum) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Associate Degree in Marketing

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Marketing program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in business operations, marketing principles, human relations, accounting, business law, economics and computer applications. [+]

Associate Degree in Marketing

Marketing Program Patrick Christensen, Chair (530) 895-2598 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Marketing program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in business operations, marketing principles, human relations, accounting, business law, economics and computer applications. To be successful, students need basic competence in reading, written and oral communication, and mathematics. Also, students in this field should possess an interest in working with others, developing business strategies, and responding to today's competitive business environment and changing technology. High school students are encouraged to take courses in business, mathematics, communication, and computer applications. Foreign language and social science courses would be helpful. Career Opportunities This program is designed to teach students to solve problems, develop marketing strategies, make oral presentations, and write reports such as marketing plans and sales proposals. Marketing skills are useful in many job settings: retail, wholesale, manufacturing, social services, government, and education. These skills also are important for people who wish to improve their performance in existing jobs or develop their own businesses. AS Degree in Marketing (60 Units Minimum) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Associate Degree in Multimedia Studies

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Multimedia Studies is a comprehensive program that recognizes the need to prepare the student for the world of work in today's high-performance organization. This program delivers a dynamic, multidisciplinary, interactive, project-based curriculum designed to foster creativity, teamwork, and professionalism.

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Associate Degree in Multimedia Studies

Multimedia Studies Program Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880 Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program Multimedia Studies is a comprehensive program that recognizes the need to prepare the student for the world of work in today's high performance organization. This program delivers a dynamic, multidisciplinary, interactive, project-based curriculum designed to foster creativity, teamwork, and professionalism. While providing laboratory experiences for the development of skills in multimedia and related technical areas, the student will also develop competencies in workforce preparation, such as in portfolio development, communications, and high performance organization workplace skills. The Multimedia Studies Program New Media Lab is a state-of-the-art Macintosh-based multimedia lab equipped with industry standard computer and state-of-the-art multimedia applications. All students will build a strong foundation of skills and knowledge in image design and sequencing, idea presentation, portfolio development, and an overview of the opportunities in Multimedia. Career Opportunities All areas of the multimedia industry are experiencing unprecedented growth in order to meet the industry's needs. At present, there is more demand for skilled, qualified, and knowledgeable workers than is available in the current labor pool. AS Degree in Multimedia Studies (60 Units Minimum) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Employ critical thinking and conceptual problem-solving skills to create a portfolio and body of work to be used for promotion, client and project acquisition as a freelance designer, and to be used for obtaining employment... [-]


Associate Degree in Natural Resources Management

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Natural Resources curriculum is designed to meet the demand for trained personnel in a broad range of Natural Resource/Environmental Science fields in addition to numerous private organizations. [+]

Associate Degree in Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management Program Ricky Wittsell, Advisor (530) 879-6194 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Natural Resources curriculum is designed to meet the demand for trained personnel in a broad range of Natural Resource/Environmental Science fields in addition to numerous private organizations. Career Opportunities Intense pressures are being placed on the nation's environmental resources as the population increases. This creates an ever-growing demand for trained people to work in forestry, recreation, water, soil, wildlife and other natural resource/environmental management areas. Career opportunities exist with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, National Park Service, and U.S. Soil Service as well as numerous private management firms, environmental companies, and land developers, to list a few job possibilities. Employment in any of these areas will provide an opportunity for working in one of the nation's most interesting, diversified and rapidly expanding fields. The work is varied. However, certain basic skills are fundamental. To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed at the beginning of the Career and Technical Education Programs section of that catalog. AS Degree in Natural Resources Management (60 Units Minimum) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Associate Degree in Small Business/Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Business Management program is designed to provide students with a well- rounded education in business operations, management techniques, human relations, basic marketing principles, accounting, business law, economics and business computer applications. [+]

Associate Degree in Business Management: Small Business/Entrepreneurship

Business Management Program Patrick Christensen, Chair (530) 895-2598 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Business Management program is designed to provide students with a well- rounded education in business operations, management techniques, human relations, basic marketing principles, accounting, business law, economics and business computer applications. Program specialties include: Management, Retail Management, and Small Business/Entrepreneurship. To be successful, students need basic competence in reading, written and oral communication, and mathematics. Also, students in this field should possess an interest in working with others, developing business strategies, and responding to today's competitive business environment and changing technology. High school students are encouraged to take courses in business, mathematics, communication, and computer applications. Foreign language and social science courses would be helpful. Career Opportunities This program is designed to teach students to solve problems, develop management strategies, make oral presentations, and write reports such as business plans and case analyses. Management skills are useful in many job settings: retail, wholesale, manufacturing, social services, government, and education. These skills are also important for people who wish to improve their performance in existing jobs or develop their own businesses. Students completing the Certificate of Achievement in Business Management will increase their practical skills relating to devising plans, organizing tasks, leading others, and controlling operations. Students may pursue their interests in management, in general, or choose to focus on managing in retail and/or small business settings. AS Degree in Small... [-]


Associate Degree in Welding Technology

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Associate Degree in Welding Technology

Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future, the job market for certified welders will... [-]


Associate Transfer Degree in Agriculture Plant Science

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Associate in Science in Agriculture Plant Science for Transfer degree (AS-T in Agriculture Plant Science) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Agriculture Plant Science at a CSU campus. [+]

Associate Transfer Degree in Agriculture Plant Science

AS-T Degree in Agriculture Plant Science Agriculture Plant Science Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Carrie Monlux, Chair (530) 895-2494

About the Program The Associate in Science in Agriculture Plant Science for Transfer degree (AS-T in Agriculture Plant Science) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Agriculture Plant Science at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor's degree. This degree may not be the best option for students intending to transfer to a particular CSU campus or to a university or college that is not part of the CSU system. In all cases, students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. The associate transfer degrees (AA-T or AS-T) require completion and certification of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) as well as the specific AA-T or AS-T major degree requirements. Students earning either an AA-T or an AS-T will not be held to additional Butte College graduation requirements (including Physical Education and the multicultural competency). Students should work with a counselor to identify major coursework... [-]


Associate of Arts

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree in Theatre Arts

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts or similar major at a CSU campus.

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Associate in Arts Transfer Degree in Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: ARTS-224 (530) 895-2994 Dave Cooper, Chair (530) 895-2559

About the Program

The Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts or similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor's degree. This degree may not be the best option for students intending to transfer to a particular CSU campus or to a university or college that is not part of the CSU system. In all cases, students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. ... [-]


Associate of Arts in General Physical Education

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: identify and describe major concepts, theoretical principles, history and evolution, and current trends in kinesiology; assess his or her own physical activity level as it relates to lifelong fitness; etc. [+]

General Physical Education

Kinesiology Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: WLR 102 (530) 895-2521 Randy Maday, Chair (530) 895-2478

About the Program

The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

AA Degree in General Physical Education (60 Units Minimum)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

Identify and describe major concepts, theoretical principles, history and evolution, and current trends in kinesiology. Assess his or her own physical activity level as it relates to lifelong fitness. Describe physical activity as it relates to physiological responses and adaptations to exercise. Recognize anatomical impacts on exercise related to age, gender, individual goals, and special needs. Demonstrate and apply scientific principles to movement in the specific areas of fitness, aquatics, combatives, individual sport and team sport. Develop and modify proper safety techniques for a variety of fitness programs. ... [-]

Associate of Arts in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create a Graphic Design portfolio to show to potential clients or as an entry portfolio for transfer; demonstrate the proficient use and knowledge of current design software tools, processes and presentation methods; etc.

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Associate of Arts in Graphic Design

Graphic Design Program Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880 About the Program The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements. To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed in this catalog. AA Degree in Graphic Design (60 Units Minimum) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Associate of Arts Transfer Degree in Psychology

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Associate in Arts in Psychology for Transfer degree creates a transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at a California State University. [+]

Associate of Arts Transfer Degree in Psychology

Psychology Program Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: LRC 304 (530) 895-2471 Christine Wood, Chair (530) 895-2232 About the Program The Associate in Arts in Psychology for Transfer degree creates a transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at a California State University. With the completion of this program, students will possess foundational knowledge and skills that comprise the core content of the first two years of many baccalaureate programs in Psychology. The Associate in Arts in Psychology for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Psychology or similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor's degree. This degree may not be the best option for students intending to transfer to a particular CSU campus or to a university or college that is not part of the CSU system. In all cases, students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. The associate transfer degrees (AA-T or AS-T) require completion and certification of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) as well... [-]


Associate of Science

Associate in Science Transfer Degree in Mathematics

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree (AS-T in Mathematics) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Mathematics at a CSU campus.

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Associate in Science Transfer Degree in Mathematics

Mathematics Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: TE 132 (530) 895-2451 Juliet Hauser, Chair (530) 879-4300

About the Program

The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

AS-T Degree in Mathematics

The Associate in Science in Mathematics for Transfer degree (AS-T in Mathematics) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Mathematics at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor's degree. This degree may not be the best option for students intending to transfer to a particular CSU campus or to a university or college that is not part of the CSU system. In all cases, students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements.... [-]


Associate of Science Transfer Degree in Biology

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Associate in Science in Biology for Transfer degree (AS-T in Biology) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Biology at a CSU campus. [+]

Biology Biological Science

Biological Science Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: TE 132 (530) 879-6106 Gary Lechner, Chair (530) 893-7416

About the Program

The transfer major listed here reflects the core lower division requirements for many CSU and UC campuses, particularly CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

AS-T Degree in Biology

The Associate in Science in Biology for Transfer degree (AS-T in Biology) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in Biology at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor's degree. This degree may not be the best option for students intending to transfer to a particular CSU campus or to a university or college that is not part of the CSU system. In all cases, students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. ... [-]


Certificate

Certificate in 2D Animation and Games

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Multimedia Studies is a comprehensive program that recognizes the need to prepare the student for the world of work in today's high-performance organization. This program delivers a dynamic, multidisciplinary, interactive, project-based curriculum designed to foster creativity, teamwork, and professionalism.

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Certificate in Multimedia Studies - 2D Animation and Games

Multimedia Studies Program: Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880; Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404; Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program Multimedia Studies is a comprehensive program that recognizes the need to prepare the student for the world of work in today's high performance organization. This program delivers a dynamic, multidisciplinary, interactive, project-based curriculum designed to foster creativity, teamwork, and professionalism. While providing laboratory experiences for the development of skills in multimedia and related technical areas, the student will also develop competencies in workforce preparation, such as in portfolio development, communications, and high performance organization workplace skills. The Multimedia Studies Program New Media Lab is a state-of-the-art Macintosh-based multimedia lab equipped with industry standard computer and state-of-the-art multimedia applications. All students will build a strong foundation of skills and knowledge in image design and sequencing, idea presentation, portfolio development, and an overview of the opportunities in Multimedia. Career Opportunities All areas of the multimedia industry are experiencing unprecedented growth in order to meet the industry's needs. At present, there is more demand for skilled, qualified, and knowledgeable workers than is available in the current labor pool. Certificate in 2D Animation and Games (9 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate in 3D Mechanical Applications

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Drafting and CAD Technology program is designed to prepare students to meet the drafting requirements of the industry. The diversity of the program allows students to pursue a career with a variety of companies that employ drafters. The program can be arranged to earn either a Certificate of Achievement or an AS degree.

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Certificate in Drafting and CAD Technology - 3D Mechanical Applications

Drafting and CAD Technology Program: John Dahlgren, Chair (530) 879-4116; Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531; Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Drafting and CAD Technology program is designed to prepare students to meet the drafting requirements of the industry. The diversity of the program allows students to pursue a career with a variety of companies that employ drafters. The program can be arranged to earn either a Certificate of Achievement or an AS degree. In CAD and solids modeling, students will discover real-world connections for their interests in math and science, and through hands-on activities improve their skills and become more confident. A year or more of high school drafting is very beneficial. Students need to be neat, methodical and have an aptitude for spatial thinking. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as a drafter are encouraged to take courses in trigonometry, physical science, and computer science. Career Opportunities Students who complete this program will be able to prepare drawings for individuals and companies in the architectural, civil engineering, construction, and manufacturing technology fields. Students will gain extensive experience using computer-aided drafting (CAD) techniques. Students will also have experience reading construction drawings and interpreting specifications. Certificate in 3D Mechanical Applications (9 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate in Architectural Drafting and Modeling

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Drafting and CAD Technology program is designed to prepare students to meet the drafting requirements of industry. The diversity of the program allows students to pursue a career with a variety of companies that employ drafters. The program can be arranged to earn either a Certificate of Achievement or an AS degree. [+]

Certificate in Architectural Drafting and Modeling

Drafting and CAD Technology Program John Dahlgren, Chair (530) 879-4116 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Drafting and CAD Technology program is designed to prepare students to meet the drafting requirements of industry. The diversity of the program allows students to pursue a career with a variety of companies that employ drafters. The program can be arranged to earn either a Certificate of Achievement or an AS degree. In CAD and solids modeling, students will discover real-world connections for their interests in math and science, and through hands-on activities improve their skills and become more confident. A year or more of high school drafting is very beneficial. Students need to be neat, methodical, and have an aptitude for spatial thinking. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as a drafter are encouraged to take courses in trigonometry, physical science, and computer science. Career Opportunities Students who complete this program will be able to prepare drawings for individuals and companies in the architectural, civil engineering, construction, and manufacturing technology fields. Students will gain extensive experience using computer aided drafting (CAD) techniques. Students will also have experience reading construction drawings and interpreting specifications. Certificate in Architectural Drafting and Modeling (12 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate in Business Management: Business on the Web

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Business Management program is designed to provide students with a well- rounded education in business operations, management techniques, human relations, basic marketing principles, accounting, business law, economics and business computer applications. [+]

Certificate in Business Management: Business on the Web

Business Management Program Patrick Christensen, Chair (530) 895-2598 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Business Management program is designed to provide students with a well- rounded education in business operations, management techniques, human relations, basic marketing principles, accounting, business law, economics and business computer applications. Program specialties include: Management, Retail Management, and Small Business/Entrepreneurship. To be successful, students need basic competence in reading, written and oral communication, and mathematics. Also, students in this field should possess an interest in working with others, developing business strategies, and responding to today's competitive business environment and changing technology. High school students are encouraged to take courses in business, mathematics, communication, and computer applications. Foreign language and social science courses would be helpful. Career Opportunities This program is designed to teach students to solve problems, develop management strategies, make oral presentations, and write reports such as business plans and case analyses. Management skills are useful in many job settings: retail, wholesale, manufacturing, social services, government, and education. These skills are also important for people who wish to improve their performance in existing jobs or develop their own businesses. Students completing the Certificate of Achievement in Business Management will increase their practical skills relating to devising plans, organizing tasks, leading others, and controlling operations. Students may pursue their interests in management, in general, or choose to focus on managing in retail and/or small business settings. Certificate in Business... [-]


Certificate in Business Management: Human Resources

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Business Management program is designed to provide students with a well- rounded education in business operations, management techniques, human relations, basic marketing principles, accounting, business law, economics and business computer applications. [+]

Certificate in Business Management: Human Resources

Business Management Program Patrick Christensen, Chair (530) 895-2598 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Business Management program is designed to provide students with a well- rounded education in business operations, management techniques, human relations, basic marketing principles, accounting, business law, economics and business computer applications. Program specialties include Management, Retail Management, and Small Business/Entrepreneurship. To be successful, students need basic competence in reading, written and oral communication, and mathematics. Also, students in this field should possess an interest in working with others, developing business strategies, and responding to today's competitive business environment and changing technology. High school students are encouraged to take courses in business, mathematics, communication, and computer applications. Foreign language and social science courses would be helpful. Career Opportunities This program is designed to teach students to solve problems, develop management strategies, make oral presentations, and write reports such as business plans and case analyses. Management skills are useful in many job settings: retail, wholesale, manufacturing, social services, government, and education. These skills are also important for people who wish to improve their performance in existing jobs or develop their own businesses. Students completing the Certificate of Achievement in Business Management will increase their practical skills relating to devising plans, organizing tasks, leading others, and controlling operations. Students may pursue their interests in management, in general, or choose to focus on managing in retail and/or small business settings. Certificate in Human Resources (17... [-]


Certificate in Computer Networking: Cisco Network Administration

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Computer Networking program prepares students for industry standard certification exams and entry-level positions as computer networking professionals. [+]

Certificate in Computer Networking: Cisco Network Administration

Computer Networking Program

www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/computerscience/

Linda Fischer, Advisor (530) 893-7402 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Computer Networking program prepares students for industry standard certification exams and entry-level positions as computer networking professionals. The core curriculum covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks.

No prerequisite skills are required for students to enroll in the program.... [-]


Certificate in Computer System Administration: Microsoft Server Administration

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Computer System Administration program prepares students for industry standard certification exams and entry-level positions as computer support technicians and computer system administrators. The core curriculum covers Microsoft server installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance. [+]

Certificate in Microsoft Server Administration

Computer System Administration Program Linda Fischer, Advisor (530) 893-7402 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 892-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Computer System Administration program prepares students for industry standard certification exams and entry-level positions as computer support technicians and computer system administrators. The core curriculum covers Microsoft server installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance. No prerequisite skills are required for students to enroll in the program. Career Opportunities The program offers courses that prepare students for a variety of industry certification exams, including Microsoft MCSA, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Security+. Certificate in Microsoft Server Administration (9 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate in Fashion Merchandising: Clothing Construction

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Courses in Fashion Merchandising give students the opportunity to discover the inner workings of the fashion industry with many "hands-on" experiences. [+]

Certificate in Fashion Merchandising: Clothing Construction

Fashion Merchandising Program

Dave Cooper, Chair (530) 895-2259

Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

Courses in Fashion Merchandising give students the opportunity to discover the inner workings of the fashion industry with many "hands-on" experiences. Fashion Merchandising emphasizes the business of buying, distributing and selling of merchandise from the manufacturing level through to the retailer and, ultimately, the consumer.

A highly-specialized program in Fashion Merchandising enables students to acquire marketable skills in a minimum time. A two-year program leading to the Associate Degree is available.... [-]


Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. [+]

Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement

Leadership and Civic Engagement Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: Student Activities Department (530) 895-2427 Kelly Munson, Advisor (530) 895-2945

About the Program

The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. The courses focus on the themes of understanding self, understanding others, working in teams, civic engagement, and social and global responsibility and are applicable to all areas of study and careers. Students will have the opportunity to seek out and perform in leadership positions throughout the program and will participate in a monthly cohort.... [-]


Certificate in Natural Resources Management: Ecological Restoration

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Natural Resources curriculum is designed to meet the demand for trained personnel in a broad range of Natural Resource/Environmental Science fields in addition to numerous private organizations. [+]

Certificate in Natural Resources Management: Ecological Restoration

Natural Resources Management Program

Ricky Wittsell, Advisor (530) 879-6194

Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Natural Resources curriculum is designed to meet the demand for trained personnel in a broad range of Natural Resource/Environmental Science fields in addition to numerous private organizations.

Career Opportunities

Intense pressures are being placed on the nation's environmental resources as the population increases. This creates an ever-growing demand for trained people to work in forestry, recreation, water, soil, wildlife and other natural resource/environmental management areas. Career opportunities exist with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, National Park Service, and U.S. Soil Service as well as numerous private management firms, environmental companies, and land developers, to list a few job possibilities. Employment in any of these areas will provide an opportunity for working in one of the nation's most interesting, diversified and rapidly expanding fields. The work is varied. However, certain basic skills are fundamental.... [-]


Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding

Welding Technology Program

Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469

Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses.

To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors.... [-]


Certificate in Professional Photography

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Photography program provides students with a working knowledge of black-and-white and color photography, and fundamental laboratory and technical skills required for entry-level employment. The curriculum is designed to teach students to become independent professional photographers or to work as technician/photographers for others. Photography is a two-year Associate Degree program. [+]

Certificate in Professional Photography

Photography Program

Dave Cooper, Chair (530) 895-2259

Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Photography program provides students with a working knowledge of black-and-white and color photography, and fundamental laboratory and technical skills required for entry-level employment. The curriculum is designed to teach students to become independent professional photographers or to work as technician/photographers for others. Photography is a two-year Associate Degree program.

Career Opportunities

Photography is used in virtually every field in this media-conscious age. Public relations and advertising firms, newspapers, magazines and the fashion industry are among the more traditional employers. ... [-]


Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Recording Arts program provides students with fundamental to advanced knowledge and understanding of audio recording techniques and applications. [+]

Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians

Recording Arts Program Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880 Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Recording Arts program provides students with fundamental to advanced knowledge and understanding of audio recording techniques and applications. Students learn audio recording methods and how to operate the equipment used in a professional recording studio. Courses include theory, performance, industry standard recording software and hands-on exposure to production processes including tracking, overdubbing, mixing and mastering by participating in recording sessions. The program prepares students for a host of careers within and beyond the recording studio, including but not limited to Assistant Engineer, Assistant Mix Engineer, Studio Booking Technician, Audio/Visual Technician, Studio Owner, Information Technology Specialist and Customer Service Representative, Video Game Audio Engineer, and TV and Film Audio Engineer. Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians (17.5 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Drafting and CAD Technology

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Drafting and CAD Technology program is designed to prepare students to meet the drafting requirements of the industry.

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Certificate of Achievement in Drafting and CAD Technology

Drafting and CAD Technology Program John Dahlgren, Chair (530) 879-4116 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Drafting and CAD Technology program is designed to prepare students to meet the drafting requirements of the industry. The diversity of the program allows students to pursue a career with a variety of companies that employ drafters. The program can be arranged to earn either a Certificate of Achievement or an AS degree. In CAD and solids modeling, students will discover real-world connections for their interests in math and science, and through hands-on activities improve their skills and become more confident. A year or more of high school drafting is very beneficial. Students need to be neat, methodical, and have an aptitude for spatial thinking. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as a drafter are encouraged to take courses in trigonometry, physical science, and computer science. Career Opportunities Students who complete this program will be able to prepare drawings for individuals and companies in the architectural, civil engineering, construction, and manufacturing technology fields. Students will gain extensive experience using computer-aided drafting (CAD) techniques. Students will also have experience reading construction drawings and interpreting specifications. Certificate of Achievement in Drafting and CAD Technology (21 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Fashion Merchandising

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

Courses in Fashion Merchandising give students the opportunity to discover the inner workings of the fashion industry with many "hands-on" experiences. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Fashion Merchandising Program

Dave Cooper, Chair (530) 895-2259 Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program Courses in Fashion Merchandising give students the opportunity to discover the inner workings of the fashion industry with many "hands-on" experiences. Fashion Merchandising emphasizes the business of buying, distributing and selling of merchandise from the manufacturing level through to the retailer and, ultimately, the consumer. A highly-specialized program in Fashion Merchandising enables students to acquire marketable skills in a minimum time. A two-year program leading to the Associate Degree is available. Career Opportunities As long as fashion continues to change, lucrative careers will always be available for those who are prepared to expand their personal and professional horizons. The world of fashion merchandising is a challenging, fast-paced and highly competitive field with numerous opportunities for monetary and career advancement. Positions in the ever-expanding world of fashion are available in, but not limited to, these areas: Retail: Buyer, assistant buyer, department manager, fashion/bridal consultant, store manager, merchandise manager, salesperson, shop owner, sales representative, showroom associate, personal shopper, and management trainee. Promotion: Fashion stylist, fashion coordinator, public relations, fashion commentator, special events director, and model. Media: Fashion reporter, copy writer, fashion illustrator, fashion writer, fashion editor, publicity manager, and fashion researcher. Certificate of Achievement in Fashion Merchandising (22 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Butte College Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Certificate program is a one-year Certificate of Achievement program. An exciting, hands-on approach is used to introduce students to a wide range of skills for classroom laboratory work to closely reflect field experiences. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician

Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Program Bruce Enyeart, Advisor (530) 895-2418 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Butte College Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Certificate program is a one-year Certificate of Achievement program. An exciting, hands-on approach is used to introduce students to a wide range of skills for classroom laboratory work to closely reflect field experiences. Construction equipment operation requires good hand-eye coordination and demands attention to details like timelines, precision driving, coordination of multiple operations, and following plan directions. Development of problem solving skills and safe and cooperative work habits is emphasized. Career Opportunities Students who successfully complete the Heavy Equipment Operator Technician program requirements will have the operation, repair and diagnostic skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment. Each year, the demand for qualified operators and maintenance technicians increases. Our partners include Operating Engineers Local 3, CalTrans, CDF, local and statewide contractors, and agriculture companies. Most jobs are obtained with smaller contractors. Jobs are also available in production agriculture, land leveling, orchard removal, and with other agricultural employers. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0726000CA.html Certificate of Achievement in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician (31 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Legal Office Administration (Certificate of Achievement)

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The BCIS department is committed to offering career and technical education programs that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in today's workplace. Students seeking a Certificate of AS Degree in Legal Office Administration will take a variety of core courses that will prepare them for the increasing demands of the 21st Century workplace. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Legal Office Administration (Certificate of Achievement)

Legal Office Administration Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/bcis/ Dorene Thompson, Chair (530) 895-2971 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the number of Legal Office professionals is projected to grow about 7 to 18 percent (the nation's average) between 2010 and 2020. In addition, the career of today's legal office professional has greatly evolved and expanded as organizations have restructured to meet the demands of a changing economy and enhanced technologies. The BCIS department is committed to offering career and technical education programs that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in today's workplace. Students seeking a Certificate of AS Degree in Legal Office Administration will take a variety of core courses that will prepare them for the increasing demands of the 21st Century workplace. The legal field is highly specialized, offering employment in areas such as criminal, family, probate, civil, real estate, environmental, corporate, public interest, and intellectual property law. The legal office professional's job duties might include preparing legal forms such as complaints, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, and briefs; processing documents; assisting with legal research; filing court papers; preparing legal communications, utilizing various office technologies, auditing financial records, scheduling appointments, handling confidential information, and taking notes on proceedings. The legal office administration student will develop an in-depth knowledge of legal terminology, documents, privacy and confidentiality, legal research, database management, records management, calendaring, English skills,... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Medical Office Administration

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the Medical Office Administration occupational field is projected to grow about 7 to 18 percent (the nation's average) between 2010 and 2020. All major industries require individuals who can perform a variety of office administration tasks in order for the organization to run effectively and efficiently. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Medical Office Administration

Medical Office Administration Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/bcis/ Dorene Thompson, Chair (530) 895-2971 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the Medical Office Administration occupational field is projected to grow about 7 to 18 percent (the nation's average) between 2010 and 2020. All major industries require individuals who can perform a variety of office administration tasks in order for the organization to run effectively and efficiently. The BCIS Department is committed to offering career and technical education programs that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in today's workplace. Students seeking a Certificate in Medical Office Administration, Certificate of Achievement in Medical Office Administration, or an Associate of Science Degree in Medical Office Administration will take a variety of core courses that will prepare them for the increasing demands of the 21st Century workplace. In addition to Medical Office Administration, the Business Computer Information Systems (BCIS) Department offers three other majors: Computer Applications, Legal Office Administration, and Office Administration. Every student is encouraged to examine each of the majors and to speak with an academic counselor and a designated department advisor before making a final decision. Career Opportunities The medical office administration occupation job titles vary and can include: medical coders and billers, medical secretaries, medical transcriptionist, health information technicians, and medical receptionists. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Medical Office Administration: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0131501CA.html Certificate of Achievement in... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Peace and Global Studies

Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chico

The Certificate of Achievement in Peace and Global Studies provides students with a broad global knowledge and appreciation for the complexity of human diversity and conflict. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Peace and Global Studies

Peace and Global Studies Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: LRC 304 (530) 895-2471 Christine Wood, Chair (530) 895-2232

About the Program

The Certificate of Achievement in Peace and Global Studies provides students with a broad global knowledge and appreciation for the complexity of human diversity and conflict. The selected courses will enhance knowledge of global issues, systems of thought, language and art, and will provide practical skills toward living more peacefully, cooperatively, and dynamically in the world. By recognizing the challenges and conflicts existent within the global family, students will also explore opportunities toward building a world of peace personally and interpersonally, and thus, become effective global citizens.... [-]


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