Citrus College - Diploma

Citrus College is a two-year community school located in the Glendora suburb of Los Angeles county, California, United States. Citrus College offers a wide variety of associate degree programmes and professional certificates in the field of Business, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Law and more. Citrus College programmes meet the quality standards of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

  • Average Tuition USD 6,125

School Description

Citrus College was founded in the year 1915 by the educator Floyd S. Hayden in Glendora suburb, Los Angeles county, California. 1961 onwards, Citrus College was operated and run by the Citrus Union High School District. In July 1961, the Citrus Community College District was created to include the Azusa and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967, the district expanded to include the Claremont, Duarte and Monrovia school districts.

Today, Citrus College holds the distinction of being the oldest public community college in Los Angeles and the fifth oldest in California state. Citrus College provides a wide variety of programmes at the associate degree level in various disciplines, and it also offers certificate courses. Citrus College campus occupies a 104 acre land where it annually serves more than 19,000 students. Citrus College programmes are accredited by the the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Diploma Programs

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    A.A. in Dance

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    This degree provides students with a foundational dance background, encompassing a strong emphasis in various dance techniques as well as history, basic kinesiology and performance practicum.

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    A.A. in English Literature

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts Degree in English Literature provides students with a strong foundation in literature to better prepare them for transfer into a four-year English program. Core course work explores primarily British and American writers through an array of literary traditions, providing opportunities for students to express their understanding and appreciation of the literary world through analysis, research and composition. This degree requires eighteen units, of which twelve are required courses. An additional six units must be selected from the listed optional courses.

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    A.A. in Language Arts

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    Courses in language arts develop the principles and applications of language toward logical thought, clear and precise expression and critical evaluation of communication in whatever symbol system the student uses.

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    A.A. in Liberal Arts - Humanities

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Associate in Liberal Arts is designed for students who wish a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences plus additional coursework in an “Area of Emphasis.” These courses emphasize the study of cultural, literary, humanistic activities and artistic expression of human beings. Students will evaluate and interpret the ways in which people through the ages in different cultures have responded to themselves and the world around them in artistic and cultural creation. Students will also learn to value aesthetic understanding and incorporate these concepts when constructing value judgments.

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    A.A. in Music

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    This degree provides students with a foundational musical background, including music theory, history, rudimentary piano competency, performance and techniques/application.

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    A.A. in Social Sciences

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The degree in social sciences is concerned with providing a broad understanding of the social, cultural, and intellectual world in which we live. Social science students have diverse interest in human problems and seek a liberal education in a broad spectrum of understandings, insights, and appreciations.

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    A.A. in Theatre Arts

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    This degree is a fundamental exploration in the area of theatre arts, highlighting acting, technical theatre / design, theatre history and play analysis.

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    A.A. in Theatre Arts - Acting Emphasis

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    This degree is a fundamental exploration in the area of theatre arts focusing on performance styles and acting techniques.

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    A.A. in Visual Arts

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

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    A.S. in Automotive Technology

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to prepare students who wish to seek employment in the automotive technology industry or qualify for a more responsible position within the field.

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    A.S. in Biological Sciences

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The associate degree in biological science prepares students for a curriculum in a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree in such areas as microbiology, organismal biology, cell and molecular biology, and teaching.

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    A.S. in Biotechnology

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    Biotechnology involves the application of biology to develop new products and technologies to combat disease, reduce our environmental impact, provide cleaner fuel sources, improve food production, and create safer industrial processes. The Citrus College Biotechnology A.S. degree includes a mix of basic science courses and hands-on laboratory classes designed to provide essential technical training and experiences necessary to thrive in this growing industry. Students will gain the conceptual knowledge, practical skills, and confidence to obtain entry-level employment as biological technicians, manufacturing production technicians, quality control technicians, and environmental monitoring technicians in bioscience laboratories and companies. The program emphasizes work readiness skills, such as resume writing, teamwork, and communication. This degree is intended for students who wish to enter the workforce upon completion.

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    A.S. in Business

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    Business is the study of the practices and products of commerce. Areas of concentration for this degree can include business management, business law, marketing, finance, business ethics, and business communications. Students will take courses in business as well as related fields required for business majors.

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    A.S. in Child Development.

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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    A.S. in Correctional Science

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The A.S. Degree in Correctional Science provides the student with career preparation for entry-level or career growth in fields such as corrections officer, jailor, or youth group supervisor in institutional and community corrections as well as private and paraprofessional positions at local, state, and federal levels. The principles of correctional science are enhanced by the range of courses in the general education pattern to prepare the student for transfer to a four year college or university.

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    A.S. in Cosmetology

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Cosmetology Degree is a comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for a wide range of careers within the beauty industry. The curriculum offers theoretical and practical disciplines as well as interactive demonstrations and hands-on applications that train students to possess knowledge, language and skills for career opportunities in haircutting, hairstyling, colorist, chemical specialist, skin and nail spas, sales and entrepreneurship. Students will understand the importance of professionalism and artistic endeavor in this diverse industry through inspiration and challenge. This program of study also enables students to prepare for and pass the California State Board Exam of Cosmetology.

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    A.S. in Criminal Justice

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The A.S. Degree in Criminal Justice prepares men and women for a career of public service as a police officer, deputy sheriff, criminal investigator, or supervisor at local, state, and federal levels as well as transfer to a four year college or university. A great need exists for intelligent, well-educated personnel with a commitment toward professional growth in the justice system. The principles of criminal justice are enhanced by the range of courses in the general education pattern.

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    A.S. in Dental Assisting

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for the California State Registered Dental Assistant Examination. This program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Accreditation and the California State Board of Dental Examiners. Upon completion, the graduate is eligible to sit for the California State Registered Dental Assistant Examination and the National Certification Examination.

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    A.S. in Design and Engineering Drawing Technology

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Design and Engineering Drawing Technology Major concentrates on visualizing architecture, engineering, drafting, entertainment, animation and computer-generated imagery (CGI). It is a creative, technical practice and discipline with a balance of a design and technical courses providing students with a diverse foundation of knowledge in the fields above. Emphasis is on proper and efficient methods of engineering drawing, digital production, sketching, story boarding, 3D digital models, animations and multifaceted presentations.

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    A.S. in Digital and Web Design

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students for employment in digital design careers. The integration of traditional art/design and digital media prepares students for employment opportunities in the areas of advertising, multi-media and marketing graphics.

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    A.S. in Emergency Management and Homeland Security

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Science degree program will provide both students and currently working emergency managers the required courses and learning domains to apply for employment with emergency management agencies, such as the local cities and county governments in California and non-profit organizations such as the American Red Cross, and federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security (FEMA). Additionally, those currently working the field will have a recognized degree.

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    A.S. in Kinesiology

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    Kinesiology studies human anatomy and physiology and the mechanics of body movement both theoretically and in practice through physical activities. A diverse curriculum includes lower division theory courses designed for those who want to complete an Associate in Science in Kinesiology and meet transfer requirements. There is also a basic instructional program with a wide variety of movement experiences for the development of physical activity skills and the knowledge necessary for lifetime wellness. An intercollegiate athletic program offers performance-oriented students opportunities for competition. Kinesiology also offers adapted activities curriculum for students with disabilities.

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    A.S. in Photography

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The photography program will provide students careers as assistants to professional photographers, as lab technicians, or as free-lance photographers. Students can also obtain positions in retail photographic outlets.

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    A.S. in Physical Science

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    Physical science is a branch of science which focuses on the study of non-living systems. The Associate in Science in Physical Science is designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions as majors in chemistry, Earth science/geology or related science disciplines.

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    A.S. in Pre-Engineering

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    Applying the principles of science and mathematics, engineers design and build systems, structures, and products that solve practical problems and meet human needs. Engineers continue to be in high demand worldwide in a broad range of industries, and job prospects are strong in the foreseeable future.The A.S. Degree in Pre-Engineering includes core courses in mathematics and physics and provides students with a set of skills that prepares them for transfer into engineering programs at baccalaureate degree-granting institutions.

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    A.S. in Public Works

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    These course offerings prepare new personnel for public works occupations and provide upgrading within these occupations. Job opportunities exist in both the public and private sectors.

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    A.S. in Recording Technology

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Recording Technology Degree Program is a hands-on, career education program which develops critical skills in audio engineering, live sound reinforcement, sound or film, television and gaming. The program teaches the audio basics necessary to engineer any kind of music and sound, from rock concerts to classical recordings, movie scenes to video games. Acceptance into the Recording Technology Degree Program is by interview only.

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    A.S. in Registered Nursing

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    The Citrus College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program, leading to an Associate in Science Degree with a major in Nursing, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). The purpose of the nursing program is to educate students for entry level registered nursing positions in a variety of multicultural health care settings within the community. The Program consists of course work in nursing, science, general education and clinical practice at local hospitals and health agencies. The graduate of this two-year program is eligible to take the National Council for Licensure Examination (NCLEX), and upon successful completion, become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California.

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    A.S. in Water Technology

    USD 6,125 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to prepare students who wish to seek employment in the public water supply industry or qualify for a more responsible position within the industry. These courses will be helpful to students who wish to prepare for the T1, T2, T3, T4 and T5 Water Treatment Operator and D1, D2, D3, D4, and D5 Water Distribution Operator certification examinations given by the California Public Health Department. Coursework also provides contact hours for Operator certification maintenance requirements.

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