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Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

science and math

Are you naturally curious? A problem solver? Do you want a rewarding career addressing social, environmental, and civic challenges in a technologically driven world?  Come study science, engineering, and math at Laney College. Let’s build the future together! #BuildYourFuture

Computer Info

Do you love to use Information Technology in innovative and practical ways to solve society’s problems? If you want to develop both digital and team-building skills with relevant, cutting edge hands-on training, CIT can help you grow your passion for computer technology as you program your future. #iLoveTech

visual and performing arts

Do you love to tell stories, perform, or create? Let your talent and passion shine.  Here in the heart of artistic Oakland, you can make your mark. Connect with industry, develop your talent, and meet others who share your passions. Imagine, visualize, compose, and jam. #ImagineAndCreate


Building and Skilled Trades

Have you been saying “I can do it myself” since you were two years old?  Did you wake up with a hammer in your hand? Do you love to DIY? Then Building and Skilled Trades need you. Be part of a career that helps create a better community. #LaneyDIYers


Human services

Do you want to help people and make the world a better place? Do the ideas of collaboration, working to empower others, and serving your community excite you? Gain confidence and develop effective interpersonal skills while changing lives. #BeTheLight

Business Entrepreneurship

Do you enjoy solving problems? Are you a self-starter who knows the value of teamwork? Does leadership appeal to you? Are calculated risks exciting?  Laney’s Business Entrepreneurship and Management classes are the place to put your dreams into action. #MindYourBusiness

Culture Society

Do you have a passion for cultural awareness, community organizing, and social justice? Fuel your curiosity while developing research and analytical skills. Learn how to connect the past with the present and turn interests and concerns into action. #LetsMakeHistory

Language and Communication

Are you interested in using language to advocate for yourself and connect with others? In a multicultural society, it’s important to connect with everyone. We want to empower you to raise your voice and help others do the same. #SpeakYourTruth