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Study at El Camino Community College District

El Camino College is a public community college situated in California. The university, established in 1947, spans an area of over 25 acres. The college enrolls more than 20, 000 students, and has over 800 different programs, including honors, undergraduate and vocational courses. El Camino College's official colors are gray and blue, and its sports teams go by the name Warrior Scholar Athletes. The university is an active member of the Scholar-Baller organization. Major league outfielder George Foster, professional baseball player Denny Hocking, producer and actor Fred Dryer and Professor of Philosophy Nathan Salmon are eminent alumni of the university.

Profile of El Camino Community College DistrictEl Camino is located in Torrance, California (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by El Camino is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in art studies.

El Camino Selectivity

El Camino is an open-admission school.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at El Camino is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 24, 895 enrolled students in 2007. El Camino has a large minority student population.

El Camino Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of El Camino College is to meet the educational needs of our diverse community and ensure student success by offering quality comprehensive educational opportunities. "

El Camino Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts556liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation, sociology, English, history, economics, speech and rhetoric, Japanese language, . . .
Business and Management159business management, accounting, sales and marketing, retail
Nursing and Emergency Medicine156registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Security and Law Enforcement132fire-fighting, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention
Medical Support and Technology61radiographer, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech
Family and Social Work47child development, family and consumer science
Beauty and Cosmetology42cosmetology
Art Studies32art studies
Mechanics and Repair32computer repair, automobile mechanics, electrical installation and repair, autobody repair, industrial electronics tech, communications install and repair
Computer Science and Engineering31information technology, computer science, web design, computer programming, computer networking
Science25biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics, physical sciences, geology, astronomy
Law22legal assistant
Construction Trades19construction, apparel and textiles, apparel and textile marketing
Engineering Technician19HVAC tech, drafting, manufacturing tech, industrial safety tech, quality control tech, hazardous materials tech
Production Trades18welding, machinist, cabinetmaking
Therapy and Counselling17psychology
Architecture and Planning11architectural tech
Medicine10medical preparatory, public health courses
Drama and Performing Arts9drama, various performing arts, dance, theatre design
Media7radio and television, animation and special effects, journalism
office and Administration7administrative assistant, office management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6health and physical education, parks and recreation studies
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate
Landscaping and Horticulture3applied horticulture
Design3fashion design, graphic design
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial photography, commercial art, photography
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy
Fine Arts0metal and jewelry
Education and Teaching0industrial arts teaching, special ed
Contact: El CaminoEl Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd

Torrance, California 90506

General Phone: (310) 532-3670


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