Degrees and Certificates

The Feather River College Incarcerated Student Program offers four separate Associates of Arts degrees for our students.

Find the course descriptions and other info about our program in the ISP Catalog.

Liberal Arts and Humanities - CSU Transfer Degree
A.A. Liberal Arts

This degree is designed for transfer students pursuing an area of study requiring only introductory lower-division major preparation courses within a broader liberal arts breadth pattern and transferring to a California State University (CSU), University of California (UC). Students seeking to transfer to a CSU or UC are strongly advised to visit assist.org and to contact an adviser at their destination university to ensure to ensure that their chosen pattern of coursework will satisfy the major and admissions requirements.

The humanities include, but are not limited to, history; literature; philosophy and ethics; foreign languages and cultures; linguistics; jurisprudence or philosophy of law; archaeology; comparative religion; the history, theory, and criticism of the arts; and those aspects of the social sciences (anthropology, sociology, psychology, political science, government, and economics) that use historical and interpretive rather than quantitative methods. The humanities enable us to reflect upon our lives and ask fundamental questions of value, purpose, and meaning in a rigorous and systematic way.

Sociology - CSU Transfer Degree
A.A.-T Sociology

Sociology is the systematic study of human society and social interactions. Students in this major explore how the interactions between individuals, groups, and the larger society shape and are shaped by social institutions such as the criminal justice system, education, government, economic structures, the media, politics, family, and religion. Using sociological theories and social science research methods, sociology students will examine how socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexualities, etc. affect behavior, interactions, and experiences in diverse societies. With these perspectives and approaches, students will critically examine contemporary social issues and problems.

General Studies
A.A. in General Studies with an Emphasis in Arts and Humanities

This area of emphasis is designed to give students an interdisciplinary foundation in the arts and humanities, and prepare students to think critically, analyze evidence effectively, and understand the different approaches of the various disciplines by focusing upon the manner in which humans have expressed themselves in different times, places, and cultures.

A.A. in General Studies with an Emphasis in Social And Behavioral Sciences

This area of emphasis is designed to give students a broad foundation in the related fields of the social and behavioral sciences, and prepare students to think critically, analyze evidence effectively, and understand the different approaches of the various disciplines that examine people as members of society and how societies and social groups operate.

Business Certificate in Entrepreneurial Planning

Students completing this certificate will possess the fundamental skills in planning an entrepreneurial venture or small business. Course work covers the characteristics of entrepreneurs, product or service feasibility, developing a marketing plan, understanding financial planning and ratios, and developing a viable business plan.