The units required for academic programs vary due to the different levels of preparation. Most students follow one or more of the following program levels:
A Certificate of Achievement is designed to offer you an opportunity to develop skills in a specific technical and/or vocational field. A Certificate of Achievement is awarded when you have successfully completed units of specifically approved courses, with a grade-point average of 2.0. EVC Offers Certificates of Achievement in the following areas:
Advanced Automotive Training
American Honda program
Drivetrain and Chassis
Fuel and Electrical
Business Information Systems
Business Systems Assistant
Computer Systems Assistant
Computer Applications Specialist
Digital Media Design Specialist
Computer Aided Design and Drafting
Mechanical Drafting and Design
Police Academy – Law Enforcement
The program of study leading to the Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) and the Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) has two primary components, (1) a focus of study in some field of knowledge (the major) and (2) a broad exposure to additional subject areas that are designed to prepare the student to acquire a greater understanding of the self; the physical and the social world (general education requirements). You are eligible to receive an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science Degree after they have successfully completed an outlined program of study of a minimum of 60 semester units with a grade-point average of 2.0 or better and meet the requirements for graduation.Associate in Arts Graduation Requirements (PDF)Associate in Science Graduation Requirements (PDF)
Administration of Justice
Art and Design
Studio Practice 2-D
Studio Practice 3-D
Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Computer Information Technology
Health Science Emphasis
Liberal Studies Emphasis
Natural Science Emphasis
A bachelor's degree is an undergraduate academic degree. A bachelor's degree is the second degree you can receive in your academic career, upon the completion of the associate’s degree at Evergreen. The pathway to transfer to a university is developed between you and your counselor. The bachelor’s degree requires completion of approximately 120 to 136 semester units. If you plan to transfer to a CSU (California State University), the CSU General Education requirements would be followed.
CSU General Education Requirements (PDF)
If you are undecided between a CSU or a UC (University of California), you may want to follow the IGETC pattern. Some private universities also accept IGETC; check with a counselor for specific information.
IGETC Requirements (PDF)
This degree is the first level beyond the Bachelor’s degree. It is comprised of 30 to 60 semester units beyond the Bachelor’s degree.
This is the highest level of academic or professional degrees.