Sierra College - Bachelor's Degree

Sierra College focuses on quality instruction, meeting the needs of the communities that it serves, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills and award-winning faculty members enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise.

  • Average Tuition USD 25,370

School Description

Founded in 1936, Sierra is a community college, with its main campus located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, within the watershed of Secret Ravine. It has campuses in Nevada County, Truckee, and Roseville. Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region. Notable Alumni include Hans Ostrom, writer and professor, James LeVoy Sorenson, inventor and entrepreneur, John Romero, game designer, Fenuki Tupou, offensive guard for the Philadelphia Eagles, and Ryan Guzman, actor and model.

Bachelor Programs

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    Administration of Justice

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Agriculture—Sustainable Agriculture

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

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    Anthropology

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Applied Art and Design

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Art History

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Business Accounting

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Business Administration

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Business Management

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Business Marketing

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Chemistry

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Communication Studies

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Information Systems

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

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    Computer Science

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Construction Technology

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, practical and technical knowledge of the fundamentals of Construction Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; blueprint reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing.

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    Drama

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Economics

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Engineering

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    English

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Environmental Studies and Sustainability

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Graphic Design

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

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    History

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Human Development & Family—Early Childhood

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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    Humanities

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

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    Mathematics

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Music

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Nursing

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Philosophy

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Photography

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photography through a mix of practical workshops, lectures and independent projects.

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    Physical Education

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Physics

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 5000 Rocklin Rd, Rocklin, CA 95677, United States

    Psychology

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Social and Behavioral Sciences

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geography; demography; management; psychology; sociology; anthropology; archaeology; jurisprudence; history; and linguistics.

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    Sociology

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Welding Technology

    USD 7,725 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of specific engineering techniques; calculus; general physics; technology; computer applications; computer programming; applied mathematics; and emerging technologies.

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  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 45

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    Established in 1936

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    With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to 4 year Universities and is also recognized nationally for excellence in athletic programs.

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          • Testimony
            2009-2012

            Sierra College Shines!My experience of Sierra College has been incredibly valuable to me, especially in business and art. The campus was inspiring, particularly in Autumn, with its abundant fall color. The classes are interesting, practical and challenging. But The real crown jewels of Sierra College are the professors, most of whom have worked in their fields. They bring not only academic scholarship to their students, but they also impart extremely practical wisdom.

          • J
            2011-2014, Associate of Science (A.S.)

            Fabulous place to begin your educational journey!Supportive faculty and staff work with you to ensure that you reach your goals.

          • J
            1997-2003, ssociate of Arts (AA)

            Online classesSierra College, Ed2go online classes are great. I have taken several classes online, they are easy to do and work very well with my schedule.