Program of Study

Program of Study

Declaring a College Program and Goal

To receive federal financial aid at Ventura College, students must be enrolled in an eligible program of study and goal offered by Ventura College. Undecided/undeclared is not an eligible program of study. In addition, Proficiency Awards and some Certificate programs are also not eligible for financial aid.

The following programs are eligible for federal financial aid funding:

Associate of Arts/Science Programs Certificate Programs
Accounting Accounting
Administration of Justice for Transfer Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant Automotive Technology
Anthropology for Transfer Biological Sciences
Architectural Design Biological Sciences: Biotechnology Option
Architectural Science Biological Sciences: Plant Option
Art History for Transfer Business Management
Automotive Technology Ceramics
Bilingual/Cross-Cultural Studies Child Development
Biological Sciences Construction Technology: Building Inspection
Biological Sciences: Biotechnology Option Construction Technology: Construction Mgmt.
Biological Sciences: Plant Option Criminal Justice
Business Administration for Transfer   Drafting Technology: Industrial Design
Business Management Engineering
Ceramics Engineering: Physical Science
Child Development Fine Art
Communication Studies for Transfer   Human Services
Construction Technology: Building Inspection Medical Assistant - Administrative
Construction Technology: Construction Mgmt. Medical Assistant - Multi-Skilled
Criminal Justice Music
Drafting Technology: Industrial Design Photography
Early Childhood Education for Transfer   Supervision
Emergency Medical Services: Paramedic Studies Water Science: Wastewater Option
Engineering Water Science: Water Option
Engineering: Physical Science Welding
English for Transfer  
Fine Art  
General Studies: Arts and Humanities PI  
General Studies: Arts and Humanities PII  
General Studies: Arts and Humanities PIII  
General Studies: Holistic Studies PI  
General Studies: Liberal Studies PII  
General Studies: Liberal Studies PIII  
General Studies: Natural Science PI  
General Studies: Natural Science or Math PII  
General Studies: Natural Science or Math PIII  
General Studies: Social and Behavioral PI  
General Studies: Social and Behavioral PII  
General Studies: Social and Behavioral PIII  
Geography for Transfer  
Geology for Transfer  
Global and International Studies  
History for Transfer    
Human Services  
International Studies  
Kinesiology for Transfer  
Mathematics for Transfer    
Medical Assistant- Administrative  
Medical Assistant- Multi-Skilled  
Music for Transfer  
Philosophy for Transfer  
Political Science for Transfer  
Psychology for Transfer  
Sociology for Transfer  
Social Media Marketing  
Studio Arts for Transfer  
Theatre Arts for Transfer  
Water Science: Wastewater Option  
Water Science: Water Option  

NOTICE: If you are pursuing a program of study in NursingEmergency Medical Services: Paramedic Studies, Bilingual Cross-Cultural Studies Certificate, Biomedical Device Manufacturing Certificate or Social Media Marketing Certificate please contact the Financial Aid Office immediately to discuss program eligibility. 

If you have chosen undecided/undeclared or need to change your program of study or goal, please log-on to your MyVCCCD student portal account at: