AS, AST, CERTIFICATE
Agriculture Business is the farming, management, production, and marketing of agricultural commodities, such as livestock and crops.
The Agriculture Business program is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year college/university or immediate employment in an entry-level agriculture business-related career. Employment options in include management and supervision, resource management, farming, conservation, ranching, finance, insurance, government, marketing, distribution, international trade, and sales.
AA, AS, AST, CERTIFICATE
Our business programs provide students with the skills needed to become leaders, managers, financial advisors, and decision-makers in a wide variety of industries. Students with a business background often pursue careers in small business, entrepreneurship, banking, consultancy, human resources, or marketing.
The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs at Cosumnes River College and American River College provide professional training for employment in commercial culinary service operations. The programs emphasize business theory and hands-on cooking which include culinary arts, baking and pastry, food purchasing, culinary sanitation, nutrition, marketing, legal control and financial analysis. Entry-level and advanced courses are available.
Cosumnes River College's health information technology program is designed to train health information professionals with the knowledge and skills to process, analyze, disseminate, and maintain health care information. A career as a health information professional offers a unique opportunity to combine an interest in health information, business, and computer information science.
The Associate of Science in Health Information Technology (HIT) prepares students for a career in a variety of health care settings across an array of health care environments. Health information technician graduates are employed in hospitals, as well as in other healthcare settings, including public/private health agencies, mental health facilities, long-term care, ambulatory care, state and federal health agencies, physician practices, and home health agencies.
Health information technicians verify health information data for completeness and accuracy, use computer applications to integrate and assess patient data, compile and report health information data for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment, and research. HIT professionals code and abstract clinical data using the appropriate classification systems.
Horticulture is the art or practice of garden cultivation and management. Horticulture includes arboriculture, floriculture, landscape horticulture, landscape design, olericulture, pomology, and viticulture.
Our programs cover plant identification, landscape design, construction and maintenance, soils and plant nutrition, plant production and marketing, irrigation and water conservation, integrated pest management, and sustainable horticultural practices.
Career opportunities include:
The Intercultural Studies Associate in Arts degree prepares students for careers in which they will interact with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds. The Intercultural Studies major is an interdisciplinary major drawing from coursework in sociology, history, humanities, geography, anthropology, and a foreign language.
The degree in Intercultural Studies is designed to prepare students to for careers in:
Marketing is a dynamic area of study that provides immediate job and career opportunities after one course or the completion of a degree. The skills learned are easily converted into well-paying careers by many students. There is no limit to your success when these areas of study are utilized successfully. The skills learned are essential for international and domestic business and for companies large and small. Career opportunities include:
Psychology is the study of the way humans and animals act, feel, think, and learn. Part of psychology's appeal and fascination is the fact that it involves both pure science and the practical application of science to matters of everyday life. Those pursuing psychology as a field of study will find many career opportunities centering around helping others understand, predict, and control their own behavior and the behavior of others. Training in psychology also provides a valuable foundation for other professions that deal with people.
Career opportunities include: