Instructional Programs

What is a Program? 

At Ventura College, a program is defined as any course of study that counts toward a certificate, degree or transfer and/or any stand-alone or combined student support services that may enhance students’ academic achievement.* These are broken down into two main categories, Instructional Programs and Service Unit Programs. Further, Service Unit Programs are divided into three subcategories: Student and Instructional Service Programs, Business Service Programs and Institutional Offices.

Instructional Programs Descriptions and Mapping

Accounting Dance Mathematics
Agriculture Drafting  Medical Assisting
Anthropology Economics Music
Architecture Emergency Medical Technologies (EMT) Nursing Science
Art Engineering Paramedic Studies
Astronomy English Philosophy
Athletics English as a Second Language (ESL) Physical Science
Automotive Technology Environmental Science &
Resource Management (ESRM)
Biological Sciences Foreign Languages Political Science
Business Geography Psychology
Business Management Geology Reading
Certified Nursing Assistant Health Education Sign Language
Chemistry History Sociology
Chicano Studies Holistic Studies   Supervision
Child Development Human Services Theater Arts
Communication Studies International Studies Water Science
Computer Science Kinesiology (PE) Welding
Construction Technology Learning Assistance Work Experience
Criminal Justice Management-see Business Mgmt  
  Manufacturing Technology