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Study at College of The Sequoias

Founded in 1926, College of the Sequoias, or COS, is a public two year community college, located in Visalia (Tulare County), in California's San Joaquin Valley. COS enrolls more than 10, 000 students every term. The College is named after the Giant Sequoia trees, which are native to the nearby Sierra Nevada mountain range. The College offers a variety of transfer, vocational and community based classes, which include the fire/ police academies for Tulare and Kings counties. COS offers classes on several campuses which include: COS Farm Campus, Corcoran, Dinuba, Exeter, Farmersville, Hanford, Ivanhoe, Lemoore, Lindsay, Orosi, Porterville, Strathmore, Three Rivers, Tulare and Woodlake campus. The mascot of College of the Sequoias is the Giants.

Profile of College of The SequoiasCollege of The Sequoias is located in a medium-sized city, in Visalia, California. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at College of The Sequoias top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study law, family and social work, and liberal arts.

College of The Sequoias Selectivity

College of The Sequoias maintains an open-admission policy.

Faculty
The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, College of The Sequoias tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 11, 697 students (6, 925 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Students sports include formal participation in Division I-A Independents competitions.

College of The Sequoias Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"College of the Sequoias is a comprehensive community college focused on student learning that leads to productive work, lifelong learning and community involvement. College of the Sequoias affirms that our mission is to help our diverse student population achieve their transfer and /or occupational objectives and to advance the economic growth and global competitiveness of business and industry within our region. College of the Sequoias is committed to supporting students mastery of basic skills and to providing programs and services that foster student success. Adopted by the Board of Trustees on May 14, 2007"

College of The Sequoias Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts460liberal arts and sciences, Spanish language, American Sign Language, social services, French language, foreign language and literature, humanities, library assistant, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine186registered nursing, EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Family and Social Work117child development, human services, foodservice management, family and consumer science, food and nutrition
Law115legal secretary, legal assistant
Security and Law Enforcement76criminal justice and police, corrections, fire-fighting
Business and Management51accounting, business, business management, sales and marketing
Engineering Technician36mechanical engineering tech, water quality and recycling tech, drafting, HVAC tech
Medical Support and Technology15pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, phlebotomy
Landscaping and Horticulture14landscaping, applied horticulture, plant nursery, floristry
office and Administration13administrative assistant, data entry
Construction Trades12construction, apparel and textile marketing, plumbing, building inspector
Mechanics and Repair11electrical installation and repair, automobile mechanics
Art Studies10art studies
Animal Science and Care10animal husbandry, equestrian studies
Design9graphic design, fashion design
Science9biology, physics, chemistry, physical sciences, biological and physical sciences
Architecture and Planning8architectural tech
Computer Science and Engineering7information technology, computer and info science, webmastering, system administration, computer networking
Agricultural Science and Management7agricultural operations, agricultural machine tech, crop production, dairy production, various agricultural courses, agriculture
Engineering6engineering
Mathematics3mathematics
Music3music, music management
Production Trades2welding
Education and Teaching2early childhood special ed, teacher aide, health teaching
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2athletic trainer, health and physical Education
Drama and Performing Arts2dance, drama, theatre design
Media1journalism
Science and Laboratory Technician0chemical tech
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Contact: College of The SequoiasCollege of The Sequoias

915 S Mooney Blvd

Visalia, California 93277-2214

General Phone: (559) 730-3700

http://cos.edu

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