Health and Education Division

The Health and Education division includes many fields of study, all of which are linked via a focus on critical inquiry, theory, research, and a regard for the diversity among individuals and societies.

Courses may be taken individually or as part of a certificate or degree program. The Health and Education programs of study include: Funeral Service Education, Health Education, Healthcare Interpreting, Human Lactation, Nursing Allied Health, Nutrition and Foods, Paramedic-EMT, Respitory Care, Speech Language Pathology.

For information about a specific class, please visit that discipline page, see our current American River College catalog, or contact counseling at 916-484-8572. Courses in Health and Education are typically both UC and CSU transferable, and also lead to exciting careers

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Human Lactation

Learn to support breastfeeding families and recognize the need for multiple levels of breastfeeding training to improve outcomes.

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Nutrition & Foods

Apply nutrition principles to improve health and quality of life. Prepare for transfer programs such as dietetics and health sciences.

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Dean: Jan DeLapp
Admin. Asst.: Line Kao
Phone: (916) 484-8176
Fax: (916) 484-8030


Monday - Friday:
7:30 am - 5:00 pm


South end of campus Room 770

ARC - Health and Education Division

"The first wealth is health."

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~Ralph Waldo Emerson