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Grossmont College

8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020-1799 USA
Official Telephone: (619) 644-7000
Fax: (619) 644-7922


CAMPUS SUMMARY

Grossmont College is located in east San Diego county. Grossmont is a comprehensive community college offering lower division courses and academic preparation which will permit you to transfer to any campus in the California State University and University of California systems, as well as to many private colleges and universities. The College also offers relevant and up-to-date vocational programs to enable students to prepare for employment in the private and public sectors.
HIGHLIGHTS
Educational system: California Community College System
Nearest metropolitan area: San Diego, CA
Function type of institution: Two-year College
Main student body: Coeducational
Founding year: 1961
Academic Calendar: Semesters
DEGREE/AWARD INFORMATION
Certificate offered: Yes
Transfer Associate Degree offered: Yes
Terminal Associate Degree offered: Yes
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Minimum number of units required to graduate with an associate degree: 60 Units
Does the institution have a core curriculum or university-wide distribution requirements that must be satisfied in order to graduate: Yes
Does the institution have a math/science requirement for all students: Yes
Does the institution have a computer course requirement for all students: No
Does the institution require an internship for all students: No
Does the institution require an internship for students in some majors: Yes
PROGRAM/COURSE - RELATED INFORMATION
Does the institution offer an English as a Second Language (ESL) program: Yes
Does the institution offer independent study: Yes
Does the institution offer Advanced Placement Credit: Yes
Does the institution offer an accelerated degree program: No
Does the institution offer student-designed majors: Yes
Does the institution offer a Freshman Honors College: No
Does the institution offer an honors program: Yes
Does the institution offer a cooperative (work-study) program: Yes
Does the institution offer an internship program: Yes
Does the institution offer off-campus study: Yes
Does the institution offer a summer session for credit: Yes
Does the institution sponsor its own study-abroad program: No
Does the institution offer formal programs for students who have previously completed or withdrawn from a full-time school or college program: Yes
Does the institution offer an External Degree Program, in which students earn credits toward a degree through independent study, college courses, proficiency examinations, and personal experience (with minimal or no classroom attendance required):

No

PART-TIME STUDENTS
Does the institution offer part-time undergraduate degree programs:

Yes

Are there courses offered for part-time students during the daytime:

Yes

Are there courses offered for part-time students during the evening:

Yes

Are there courses offered for part-time students during the summer:

Yes

ASSOCIATE DEGREES OFFERED
  • Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Administration of Justice
    - Law Enforcement
    - Corrections
    - Forensic Technology
    - Legal Systems/Court Management
    - Security Management
  • American Sign Language
  • Arabic
  • Art History for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Studio Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Art
    - Ceramics
    - Digital Art
    - Drawing and Painting
    - Photography
    - Sculpture - Public Art
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Business Administration
  • Business - General
  • Business Office Technology
    - Administrative Assistant
    - Executive Assistant
  • Cardiovascular Technology
    - Invasive
    - Adult Echocardiography
    - Vascular Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
    - Child Development Master Teacher
    - Child Development Site Supervisor
  • Communication Studies for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Communication
  • Computer Science Information Systems
    - Computer Programming
    - Local Area Network (LAN) Support Specialist
    - Small Computer Specialist
    - Web Design
  • Cross-Cultural Studies
  • Culinary Arts
    - Baking & Pastry
    - Culinary Arts
    - Culinary Entrepreneurship
  • Dance
  • Disability Services Management
  • Early Childhood Education (AS-T)
  • Economics for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Economics
  • English for Transfer (AA-T)
  • English
    - Creative Writing
    - English
  • Exercise Science and Wellness
  • French
  • General Studies
    - Humanities and Fine Arts
    - Science and Quantitative Reasoning
    - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    - Wellness and Self-Development
  • Geography for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Geography
  • Geology for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Geology
  • German
  • History for Transfer (AA-T)
  • History
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • International Business
  • Japanese
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Mathematics
  • Media Communications
    - Audio Production
    - Cross Media Journalism
    - Video Production
  • Multimedia
    - Software Development
    - Video
    - Visual Design
    - Web Authoring
  • Music for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Music
    - Classical Studies
    - Musical Theatre
  • Nursing
    - LVN-RN Transition Program
    - Registered Nursing Program
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Oceanography
  • Orthopedic Technology
  • Philosophy for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Philosophy
  • Physics for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Physics
  • Political Science for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Political Science
  • Psychology for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Retail Management
  • Russian
  • Sociology for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Spanish for Transfer (AA-T)
  • Spanish
  • Theatre Arts
    - Acting
    - Technical
    - Technical Training Program
  • University Studies
    - Business and Economics
    - Communication and Language Arts
    - Humanities and Fine Arts

    - Mathematics and Natural Science and Computer Science
    - Social and Behavioral Sciences
FACULTY INFORMATION
Number of full-time faculty: 220
Number of part-time faculty: 574
STUDENT ENROLLMENT NUMBERS
Total number of students enrolled in the institution: 18,241
Description Men Women
Total number of full-time undergraduate students: 3,160 3,849
Total number of part-time undergraduate students: 4,362 6,870
STUDENT STATISTICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
Percentage of degree-seeking undergraduates age 25 or older: 38%
Number of foreign countries from which undergraduates come: 52
ATHLETICS INFORMATION
The institution belongs to the following athletic divisions:
  • National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA):
Men's Intercollegiate: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-Country Running, Football, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo
Women's Intercollegiate: Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo
Men's Intramural: N/A
Women's Intramural: N/A
Men's Scholarship Available: N/A
Women's Scholarship Available: N/A
CAMPUS ENVIRONMENT
Campus setting: Suburban
Major metropolitan area easily accessible from campus: San Diego
Campus size: 135 acres
CAMPUS HOUSING
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
  • The institution has a student-run campus newspaper.
  • The institution has a drama/theatre group.
  • The institution has a student-run radio station.
  • The institution does not have a marching band.
  • The institution does not have fraternities on campus.
  • The institution does not have sororities on campus.
Number of student organizations with open membership:

23

STUDENT SERVICES
  • The institution provides legal services.
  • The institution provides a health clinic.
  • The institution provides personal/psychological counseling.
SECURITY SERVICES
  • 24-hour telephone/alarm devices are available.
  • Student patrols are available.
  • A late-night transport service/escort service is available.
COMPUTER SERVICES
CAREER SERVICES
Number of full-time career center staff:

2

Number of part-time career center staff:

2

  • Job fairs are available to students through the career center.
  • A career library is available to students through the career center.
  • Resume preparation is available to students through the career center.
  • Individual career counseling/planning is available to all students.
  • Group career counseling/planning is available to all students.
  • Individual job placement is available to all students.
Last Updated: 03/24/2017
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