General Information 2017-2018 by Santa Monica Community College

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Santa Monica Community College

1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Events Office & Tickets : (310) 434-3000

Human Resources: (310) 434-4415

International Education: (310) 434-4217 or email

Phone Registration: (310) 434-4333

Planetarium : (310) 434-416​3

Non-Emergency Calls: (310) 434-4608

Emergency Calls: (310) 434-4300

Public Information Office: (310) 434-4454

Santa Monica College Foundation: (310) 434-4215

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general information 12 santa monica college catalog 2017–2018 the vision mission goals • demonstrate a level of engagement in the subject matter that enables and motivates the integration of acquired knowledge and skills beyond the classroom santa monica college changing lives in the global community through excellence in education innovative and responsive academic environment vision santa monica college will be a leader and innovator in learning and achievement as a community committed to open dialog and the free exchange of ideas santa monica college will foster its core values knowledge intellectual inquiry research-based planning and evaluation academic integrity ethical behavior democratic processes communication and collegiality global awareness and sustainability mission santa monica college provides a safe inclusive and dynamic learning environment that encourages personal and intellectual exploration—one that challenges and supports students in achieving

santa monica college catalog 2017–2018 students desiring to transfer to a four-year college or university may take a transfer curriculum consisting of academic courses that meet college and university lower division major requirements in liberal arts the sciences and a variety of pre-professional fields after completing the transfer curriculum at santa monica college students may apply to transfer to a four-year educational institution to complete their upper division course work the career preparation curriculum prepares students for immediate employment or occupational upgrading this can be done in two years or less of full-time training at santa monica college persons who are already employed may take courses that lead to promotion or salary enhancement santa monica college provides the community with many educational cultural social and recreational programs to meet individual needs and personal interests the programs include seminars lectures not-for-credit classes art and

general information 14 santa monica college catalog 2017–2018 11th street and arizona avenue in santa monica known now as the smc performing arts center the college opened its third satellite facility in february 1998 a 3.5-acre campus on stewart street in the heart of santa monica’s media and entertainment business district and dedicated to instructional programs in entertainment technology and design the college’s completely modernized three-story science complex opened on the main campus in fall 1999 and a major expansion of the smc library opened in fall 2003 both award-winning projects were funded by proposition t—a bond measure approved by local santa monica and malibu residents in 1992—and earthquake restoration and other funds from the federal and state governments in recent times santa monica and malibu residents have approved four safety and modernization bond measures to upgrade and enhance smc’s facilities the first of these

santa monica college catalog 2017–2018 over the years the college has offered continuing education classes to meet the needs of the community through such programs as smc’s emeritus program founded in 1975 to offer classes to people age 55 and older and smc’s community education program which provides a broad range of classes and workshops to individuals who wish to explore their personal interests or enhance their careers the college also presents guest speakers performers films and other special events to the community and brings the best of public radio to southern california through its award-winning npr station kcrw 89.9 fm santa monica college has responded to the needs of its increasingly diverse student body through such academic and counseling support programs as the scholars program for honors students planning to transfer to four-year institutions latino center african american collegian center center for students with disabilities and international