Online Degrees and Certificates

photo of graduation cap flying in the airStudents can earn the following degrees and certificates by completing fully online courses.

PLEASE NOTE!

  • Strictly online oral communications courses (COMM) may not be used on IGETC Area 1C for CSU admission and transfer.
  • Some online courses require occasional tests to be proctored in-person and/or student attendance on campus.
  • Not all fully online courses are offered every quarter or even every year.
  • Some students may have difficulty attaining an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science Degree via only online courses because of timing or availability of classes. In such circumstances, students can consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution, however, course substitutions are NOT guaranteed.

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View a list of classes offered online that can count toward Gen Ed Requirements.

Students can earn the following degrees and certificates by completing online courses. Click on the name of a degree below to view the list of classes offered online that can count toward that degree.

Other courses that are only held on campus (not online) are not included on these lists.For a complete list of degree requirements, please visit Degree, Certificate or Transfer Programs.

Online Courses Offered for Degrees

Certificates

Please contact division offices for details about which fully online courses can be used to meet Certificate requirements.

Certificate of Achievement

  • Accounting
  • Art History
  • Graphic & Interactive Design
  • Music Technology
  • Pro Tools
  • Transfer Studies-IGETC (UC ONLY)

Career Certificate

  • E-Commerce & Electronic Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Web Design and Development

Certificate of Proficiency

  • Bookkeeping Specialist
  • CISCO Academy CCNA
  • CISCO Academy CCNP
  • Enrolled Agent Preparation
  • Game Audio
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Music Business
  • Music History & Literature
  • Payroll Preparation
  • Popular Culture
  • Pro Tools Expert Music
  • Pro Tools Operator Music
  • Pro Tools Operator Post
  • Songwriting
  • Tax Specialist

Full Program Curriculum descriptions are published in the Foothill Online College Course Catalog.

Program Curriculum Information sheets provide the Program Title and Description as well as Career Opportunities, Units required for Major and Units required for Certificate. Additional information can include; Associate Degree Requirements, Program Type(s), Core Course titles and units, Elective Course titles and units, Certificate information titles and units, Academic Year, and Program Status.

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