General Information 2019/2020 by Santa Monica Community College

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Contacts for Santa Monica Community College

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 2019–2020 the vision mission and goals santa monica college changing lives in the global community through excellence in education • demonstrate a level of engagement in the subject matter that enables and motivates the integration of acquired knowledge and skills beyond the classroom supporting goals vision innovative and responsive academic environment • continuously develop curricular programs learning strategies and services to meet the evolving needs of students and the community 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 supportive learning environment •

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 educational opportunities santa monica college offers four types of curricula for students to choose from depending on their goals the general education curriculum offers a prescribed core of general education courses that provide opportunities for lifelong learning in various fields including fine and applied arts literature foreign languages science and many other instructional areas 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 lowerdivision 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 coursework the career preparation curriculum prepares students for immediate employment or occupational upgrading this can be done

general information 14 santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 1981 followed by two more parking structures in 1991 and another in april 2002 in 1988 smc opened its first satellite campus in the former douglas museum and library complex at the santa monica airport two years later the second satellite campus opened at the former madison elementary school site at 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

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 community support smc associates the santa monica college associates was established in 1981 by a group of community leaders committed to smc and its mission the community-based support group promotes fosters and encourages educational scientific literary and artistic endeavors at the college funds raised by the associates are used to bring world-class guest speakers and special events to smc to stimulate student excellence and enrich campus life membership in the smc associates is open to the public and yearly membership contributions of $100 or more are entirely tax-deductible for more information please visit the smc associates website at smc edu/associates or call 310-434-4100 general advisory board the santa monica college general advisory board is a college support group composed of diverse representatives from neighborhoods businesses and public and private agencies general advisory board members serve at the invitation of the smc

general information 16 santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 and extend that spirit into the broader community the alumni vision is to create a sustainable alumni network grounded in authentic relationships that give current and future alumni access social and cultural capital and that connect them through a robust digital infrastructure that identifies smc alums who will greet and receive smc students when they arrive at their transfer destination whether it is a four-year college new workplace new city or back in a home country throughout the year smc alumni relations hosts a number of gatherings and events including the popular alumni lounge at the annual vip welcome day and the graduation alumni reception following commencement ceremonies for more information and to join the alumni network please visit or call the office of campus and alumni relations at