Academic Programs

Mexican & Latin American Studies

Mexico/Latin American/Latinx Studies is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the diverse histories and cultures of the Americas. A degree in this rich field will open opportunities for you in the United States and abroad. The continuing importance of Latin America for the United States and the growing Latina/o population …

Music

Our music department offers transferable courses for the aspiring performer/musician as well as those seeking to expand their knowledge of the music industry, how it works, and its history. Our staff is comprised of experienced professionals who bring both academic integrity and first-hand experience to the leaning environment. We are …

Pathways to Law School

The Public Law or Pathway to Law School Track is part of the Community Change and Urban Leadership Initiative at College of Alameda. This sequence of courses is designed to provide an introduction to the field and practice of law leading to the status of being a “COAF Scholar” upon completion …

Philosophy

Philosophy is everybody’s business. The mission of the Philosophy Department is to encourage your philosophical thinking, to show you the possibility of finding sound and practical answers to questions about the good life and good society, to answer questions like “What ought we seek in life?” ”And how ought we …

Physics

The mission of the Physics Department at College of Alameda is to integrate problem-solving with a firm conceptual foundation and laboratory exercises. You will spend time working with other students in class, discussing physics concepts and solving problems together.

Political Science

When you study “Politics” in our program at College of Alameda; we seek to better prepare you to being a more effective “Global Citizen” in “a Knowledge Economy,” guided by democratic values, and an “ethic of public service” in the 21st Century modern world system.  In all of our work together, …

Psychology

The psychology department at College of Alameda focuses on emotional and psychological awareness of self by encouraging students to examine their own lives using psychological theories and concepts. Our faring faculty strive to make psychology relevant and meaningful to all students by placing emphasis on the application of psychology to students’ …

Public Administration

The Pathway to Public Service ~ Public Administration Track is part of the Community Change and Urban Leadership Initiative at College of Alameda. This sequence of courses is designed to provide an introduction to careers in Public Service and provide an overview of the field of Public Administration and emergency management & …

Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of the social lives of people, groups, and societies. Sociologists apply the rigors of the scientific method to relevant issues in the social world, from micro interaction like the public order, to macro forces like globalization. A sociological perspective is a remarkable tool that helps people analyze the …

Spanish

Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world. With the increasing number of U.S. citizens who speak Spanish as their primary language, graduates with the ability to write and speak the language have come into demand to fill positions as teachers and translators. It is also an …