Peralta Community College District - Diploma

The Peralta Community College District is a community college district located in the northern Alameda County, California, United States. The district operates 4 community colleges: Berkeley City College, Laney College and Merritt College in Oakland, and College of Alameda. The colleges are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

  • Average Tuition USD 4,220

School Description

The Peralta Community College District, established in 1964, is a system of public two-year colleges, serving the residents of the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, Piedmont, Emeryville, and Albany. It consists of four colleges—College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College, and Berkeley City College (formerly Vista College)—and one community education center at Fruitvale operated by Merritt College. During fall 2010, the four Peralta Colleges served 28,803 students; about 79% of known ethnicities are minorities.

Today, At Peralta Colleges, you will find students come from diverse cultural backgrounds, learning and sharing their dreams and aspirations. The Peralta Community College District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees elected by the public within the district boundaries with 2 student members sitting on the board. These institutions provide its students with an ever-changing variety of special events. Concerts, lectures, festivals, art exhibits, plays and other cultural activities abound. There are over 2,000 programs offered at these colleges such as Computer Information Science, Business and Management, Biotechnology, Physical and Life Sciences and many more.

Diploma Programs

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Administration of Justice

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    African-American Studies

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Anthropology

    USD 4,220 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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    Apparel Design and Merchandising

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Apprenticeship

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Architectural and Engineering Technology

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Architectural Engineering principles and technology. The courses offered in the program enable students to learn the fundamentals of building design and construction, as well as the mathematical and scientific principles related to the design, development and operational evaluation used to construct and equip buildings.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Art

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Asian and Asian-American Studies

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

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    Auto Body and Paint

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Automotive Technology

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Aviation Maintenance Technology

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Aviation Operations

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Banking and Finance

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Financial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical techniques, computer science, statistics, and economics to address matters related to finance.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Biology

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Bioscience

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    The program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Bioinformatics. The program offers courses that focus on the use of information technology to study living things, and the use of computers to collect, and organize biological information.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Business

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Chemistry

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Child Development

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Child Development

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Computer Information Systems

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Construction Management

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Culinary Arts

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Dance

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Diesel Mechanics

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Economics

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Education

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Electricity Electronics Technology

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Emergency Medical Technician

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on laboratory tests used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Engineering

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    English

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Environmental Control Technology

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Environmental Management & Restoration Technology

    USD 4,220 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.

  • 333 E 8th St, Oakland, CA 94606, USA

    Global Studies

    USD 4,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

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    Ranked in the top five for transfers to UC Berkeley, and as a California Community College, transfer students receive priority admission to all of the UC institutions.

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