2017 - 2018 College Catalog by ​Moorpark College

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language center the language center llr-305 is a multimedia classroom where instructors offer tutoring help with strategies for learning culture and language and provide information about language learning opportunities to students enrolled in language courses language instructors may also reserve the room for their classes students currently enrolled in language courses may use the facility for independent language study during library hours including when classes are present with permission of the instructor outreach office the moorpark college outreach office assists students and the college community in general in achieving their higher education goals by providing information and access to the academic and student service programs available on campus through outreach efforts at our local feeder high schools and surrounding communities the outreach office facilitates the transition from high school to college providing information regarding certificate degree and transfer program options additionally the outreach office works with the students success committee to support its programs and initiatives students board of directors fund campus events that are sponsored by student organizations and the college to develop student life on campus beyond the classroom the associated students office is located inside the campus center room 152 student organizations there are over 40 student organizations to choose from at moorpark college these organizations make up the inter-club council which is designed to encourage students to get involved in campus life beyond the classroom some of the existing organizations include the biology club business students association flex club fame club chemistry club engineering club history club honors club phi theta kappa honor society and the veterans student association these organizations host a variety of campus activities throughout the year for more information about student organizations or how to start a student organization stop by the associated students office room 152 in the campus center campus activities charles temple observatory the outreach office assists students with the application process student success and support processes orientation assessments and educational plans it also coordinates on-campus and community events as well as conduct campus tours and visits the office also assists with moorpark college’s dual enrollment with the high school moorpark college’s on-campus observatory is situated in an area with minimal light pollution to enhance viewing for information on public astronomy programs contact the ventura county astronomical society at 805 529-9666 or go online at www.vcas.org the outreach office is located in fountain hall fh room 118 for more information please contact 805 378-1409 or email mcoutreach vcccd.edu america’s teaching zoo is one of two community college teaching zoos in the united states the 5-acre zoo is open for shows and tours every weekend from 11:00 am-5:00 pm during the weekdays pre-approved moorpark college classes school programs and special events may be scheduled for information call 805 378-1441 or go online at http zoo.moorparkcollege.edu student activities students achieve success more consistently if they feel a connection to the campus where they attend classes these friendships and activities contribute to each student’s future success from student government to a variety of interest-based student organizations moorpark college offers students various ways to be involved on campus the student activities office encourages student life on campus by overseeing the associated students and student organizations in addition to hosting and sponsoring campus events these extracurricular activities allow students to learn leadership civic responsibility and appreciation of diversity all students have the opportunity to get involved in campus life by participating in student organizations student government being a student representative on college committees or attending campus activities students who get involved in campus life will discover their own uniqueness and potential through practical applications of critical thinking civic responsibility and leadership find out how to get involved by stopping in the student activities office inside the campus center associated students every registered student at moorpark college is a member of the associated students each spring semester the moorpark college student body elects the associated students board of directors which consists of ten elected student positions this elected student board represents moorpark college students on campus district and statewide participatory committees our mission is to give moorpark college students a voice for their ideas and concerns we provide leadership opportunities and encouragement for students to get involved on campus through student organizations campus events and extracurricular activities we inspire our students towards critical thinking civic responsibility advocacy and leadership the associated 40 exotic animal training and management program forensics team speech and debate moorpark college forensics proudly owns the top record of any team in america at the national championships forensics team participants regularly transfer to the finest schools across the country in their respective majors the experience provided by the team has also enabled many to go on to become successful in a variety of fields including politics law and film/tv/theatre whether your interest is in debate public speaking or acting no experience is necessary students who are interested in participating should contact the communication studies department multicultural day multicultural day is an annual spring event organized by faculty with the support of staff and students as a creative and experiential day of teaching and learning established in 1990 the goal of the day of alternative instruction is to enhance the college mission of preparing students to appreciate the value of diversity knowledge and understanding of cultures local and worldwide instruction features insightful lectures breathtaking performances amazing exhibits thought-provoking presentations exciting demonstrations energetic panel discussions innovative storytelling inspiring music rhythmic dance dramatic theater and experiential exercises one campus one book ocob the ocob program invites all moorpark college students faculty staff and community members to participate in this campus-wide program that encourages reading thinking and the exchange of meaningful ideas while fostering a sense of community through the shared experience of reading and discussing important ideas generated by a common book for the current selection and related events visit http www moorparkcollege.edu/services_for_students/library/ocob.shtml moorpark college student and instructional services 2017-2018