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The table below is designed to give an easy way to see which types of courses are in each of the "Subjects" or "Departments" we have at Columbia College.

Here's a helpful trick:  Push "CTRL+F" on your keyboard to bring up your "Find" field in your browser, type in a subject you're interested like "Photography" for instance, and your browser will show you which department that's in.  If you need more information, you can contact the division listed in the column to the right.

Columbia College's Instructional Departments - With Contact information

For more information, contact the appropriate Division Office:  
Art & Science: Manzanita Building - Room 272
(209) 588-5087
Career & Technical Education (CTE): Manzanita Building - Room 268
(209) 588-5142
Student Support Services: Manzanita Building - Room 276
(209) 588-5132

 

 

What are you interested in learning about?

 

 

In the Catalog & Class Search it's found under…

 

On your schedule, it will print as…

 

 

The department name is…

 

This division overseeing this department is…

Anthropology, cultures, gender, archaeology, native people

ANTHR

CANTHR

Anthropology

Arts & Sciences

Art, photography, ceramics, computer graphics

ART

CART

Art

Arts & Sciences

Auto repair and maintenance, auto body

AT

CAT

Automotive Technology

Career & Technical Education

Biology, botany,anatomy, microbiology, physiology, ecology, natural history

BIOL

CBIOL

Biology

Arts & Sciences

Business, accounting, law, human resources, marketing, management, finance, taxes

BUSAD

CBUSAD

Business Administration

Career & Technical Education

Digital media, multimedia, webpages, animation, computer graphics, video production

CCTDM

CCCTDM

Computer and Communications Technology: Digital Media

Career & Technical Education

Information systems, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), spreadsheets, desktop publishing

CCTIS

CCCTIS

Computer and Communications Technology: Information Systems

Career & Technical Education

Computer programming, software development, database management

CCTPG

CCCTPG

Computer and Communications Technology: Programming

Career & Technical Education

Networking, computer assembly, computer support

CCTSS

CCCTSS

Computer and Communications Technology: Support Services

Career & Technical Education

Chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry

 

CHEM

CCHEM

Chemistry

Arts & Sciences

Children, child development, child care, special needs children, infants, toddlers, teaching

CHILD

CCHILD

Child Development

Career & Technical Education

Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD)

DRAFT

CDRAFT

Drafting

Career & Technical Education

Drama, theater, radio, acting

DRAMA

CDRAMA

Drama

Arts & Sciences

Economics

ECON

CECON

Economics

Arts & Sciences

Education, elementary teacher preparation, online course development

EDUC

CEDUC

Education

Arts & Sciences

EMT training, CPR, emergency preparedness

EMS

CEMS

Emergency Medical Services

Career & Technical Education

English, literature, composition, writing

ENGL

CENGL

English

Arts & Sciences

Entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, social media, business plans

ENTRE

CENTRE

Entrepreneurship

Career & Technical Education

Earth science, geology, energy, environment, national parks, tectonics, rocks and minerals, field experiences

ESC

CESC

Earth Science

Arts & Sciences

Fire academy, safety, rescue techniques, driver/operator training, hazardous materials

FIRE

CFIRE

Fire Technology

Career & Technical Education

Forestry, natural resources, conservation, soils, watershed management, water conservation, drinking water, wastewater

FNR

CFNR

Forestry and Natural Resources

Career & Technical Education

Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), cultural geography

GEOGR

CGEOGR

Geography

Arts & Sciences

Guidance, job search, career exploration, orientation to college, skills for success in college

GUIDE

CGUIDE

Guidance

Student Support Services

Health, human performance, physical education, adaptive PE, athletics, basketball, volleyball, recreation

HHP

CHHP

Health and Human Performance

Arts & Sciences

History

HIST

CHIST

History

Arts & Sciences

Hospitality management, culinary arts, baking, cooking, bartending, restaurant management, hotel management

HPMGT

CHPMGT

Hospitality Management

Career & Technical Education

Humanities, culture, religion

HUMAN

CHUMAN

Humanities

Arts & Sciences

Sustainable living, peer tutoring, and group peer tutoring

INDIS

CINDIS

Interdisciplinary Studies

Student Support Services

Library resources, research techniques

LIBR

CLIBR

Library Science

Student Support Services

Mathematics, problem-solving

MATH

CMATH

Mathematics

Arts & Sciences

Management, supervisory skills, organizational change

MGMT

CMGMT

Management

Career & Technical Education

Music, voice, instrumental music, performance

MUSIC

CMUSIC

Music

Arts & Sciences

Office technology, computer skill building, medical terminology, medical coding, desktop publishing

OFTEC

COFTEC

Office Technology

Career & Technical Education

Philosophy, ethics

PHILO

CPHILO

Philosophy

Arts & Sciences

Physics, astronomy

PHYCS

CPHYCS

Physics

Arts & Sciences

Political science, government, politics

POLSC

CPOLSC

Political Science

Arts & Sciences

Psychology, sexuality, abnormal behaviors, influence of drugs, stress, rehabilitation

PSYCH

CPSYCH

Psychology

Arts & Sciences

Search and Rescue techniques

SAR

CSAR

Search and Rescue

Career & Technical Education

Sign language

SIGN

CSIGN

Sign Language

Arts & Sciences

GED prep, skill development, tutoring

SKLDV

CSKLDV

Skill Development

Student Support Services

Sociology, social problems, ethnicity, gender, culture, family, death and dying

SOCIO

CSOCIO

Sociology

Arts & Sciences

Spanish

SPAN

CSPAN

Spanish

Arts & Sciences

Communications - public speaking, interpersonal, intercultural, competitive forensics

SPCOM

CSPCOM

Speech Communication

Arts & Sciences

Welding, manufacturing, metal sculpture

WT

CWT

Welding Technology

Career & Technical Education