A community college is a publicly supported and locally oriented college that provides programs to: 1) help you transfer to a four-year college, 2) pursue career education programs, take remedial or "catch-up" programs, and 3) offer coursework for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.
Did you know that 60% of students who receive their bachelor's degree at a California State University and 30% of students who graduate from a UC school started their education at a California Community College??? (Source: Career and College Planning Guide for California Students and Their Families)
Community Colleges offer several options for students:
As you can see, starting your college education at a community college is a smart choice. You start your educational career at the community college with a clean slate. New courses, new GPA...a new beginning!
- Associate degree programs (2 years) in arts and sciences
- Transfer options (2-3 years)
- Certificate programs (3 months - 2 years) in arts, sciences, technical and occupational fields such as health, business and finance, electronics, computer sciences, agriculture, police and fire science, food science, and building and landscaping trades.
The following nine community colleges are within reach to Segerstrom High School students:
Last Modified on September 1, 2017