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A Pathway to Complete Your Goal

Program Maps

What are Program Maps?

A planning tool that displays an example of one possible pathway to complete a program within four semesters.

  • Program Maps are listed by Career and Academic Pathways (CAPs).

  • CAPs organize disciplines into clusters of complimentary majors to create a community of like-minded students.

  • The courses presented on the Program Maps are an example and may or may not be appropriate depending on your educational goal.

  • See an Academic Counselor to develop an education plan specific to your goal.

  • Program Maps are not a guarantee of course availability or financial aid applicability.

Degree Key:

A.A. = Associate of Arts (non-transfer)

A.S. = Associate of Science (non-transfer)

AA-T = Associate of Arts for Transfer

AS-T = Associate of Science for Transfer

Select the CAP that interests you:
Creative Arts & Design
Entrepreneurship & Business
Global & Human Studies
Health & Public Service
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

Explore creativity, self-expression and the role of the arts throughout history to affirm the complexities and wonder of life. Learn job skills ideal for a career in the performing arts, digital media, design and studio arts.

Explore cultures, people and their activities in order to solve problems, improve the quality of life for others, understand the past, and create innovative approaches to the future. Learn job skills ideal for a career in fields related to social justice, public policy, private counseling or social work.

Study human physiology, medical and dental care, our legal system and fire technology to keep people healthy, safe, and protected. Learn skills ideal for a career in many fields such as private and public healthcare, civil service, and first responders.

Study life on earth and the physical world from a scientific perspective, deepening our understanding of what exists, how it has changed over time and how to help it thrive. Learn skills ideal for a career in fields such as environmental policy, engineering, medicine, field and laboratory science.

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Aptos Academic Counseling
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Watsonville Academic Counseling
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