Fields of Study

College of Alameda has grouped all majors and disciplines into five fields of study. Each field of study consists of a group of related programs of study based on similar core classes and career paths.  Fields of Studies allow you first to determine an overall pathway, and then focus on a program or major to earn a certificate, associate degree, and/or prepare for transfer to a university. Start by selecting a field of study below that matches your likes and characteristics.

Art, Language AND Communication

You enjoy connecting with people either through language, art, music, writing, speech or all of these things and you like reaching out to bring people together.

Business, Entrepreneurship AND Transportation

You understand the way organizations operate and how to get things done and you are ready to get the most out of what you learn. You enjoy working with tools, mechanical or electrical drawings, machines, and equipment

Health, Science AND Technology

You enjoy exploring and understanding the world around you, theoretical, physical, and biological. Figuring out puzzles drives you to find solutions. You are committed to helping others and are interested in addressing the needs of your community. 

Culture AND Society

You are interested in organizations, laws, politics, human interactions, and social bonds that make our planet a rich and diverse place to live.

General Education
AND Undecided

You are not sure of what you want to study and have many interests.

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