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Study at Golden West College

Golden West College is situated in Huntington Beach, California and was established in 1965. GWC offers Enrolment to more than 10, 000 students, and provides Associate of Arts degrees in:
  • Accounting
  • Automotive Repair
  • Business
  • Business Data Processing
  • Construction
  • Cosmetology
  • Diesel Repair
  • Law Enforcement and Forensic Science
  • Music Studio Technician
  • Nursing
  • Real Estate Management
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Stage Management
  • Television Technician
  • Welding
GWC sports teams participate in water polo, cross country, swimming, track and football. The university's soccer team won the State Community College Scholarship in 1977. Olympic silver medalist Patty Cardenas; actress Vivica A. Fox; ESPN basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb; and UFC fighter Tito Ortiz are few eminent alumni of the university.

Profile of Golden West CollegeHuntington Beach, California is home to Golden West. Huntington Beach is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Golden West go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Students commonly pursue studies in security and law enforcement and liberal arts.

Golden West Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

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

Student Enrolment

Golden West has 13, 354 enrolled students .

Golden West 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 Golden West College is to support students' goals and interests in higher education, develop their employment skills, prepare them to be productive citizens, and respond to community needs by providing a range and variety of educational programs; two year degrees; transfer preparation; career and technical training, and remedial activities. We encourage all members of our learning communities to grow to their maximum potential as they contribute to the well-being of our diverse society. "

Golden West Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts779liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation, social services, humanities
Security and Law Enforcement114criminal justice and police
Nursing and Emergency Medicine105registered nursing
Beauty and Cosmetology36cosmetology
Business and Management25accounting, business management, taxation, business, small business management, international business, retail, sales and marketing
Mechanics and Repair22automobile mechanics, autobody repair, diesel mechanics, electrical installation and repair
Design10graphic design
Architecture and Planning10architectural tech
Landscaping and Horticulture9floristry
Music9music management
office and Administration8administrative assistant, office management
Engineering Technician8drafting, engineering technician, architectural drafting, hazardous materials tech
Media4animation and special effects, radio and television, public relations, digital communications, broadcast journalism, journalism, mass communication
Law1legal secretary
Art Studies0visual and performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering0computer programming
Medical Support and Technology0health service and sciences
Science0biological and physical sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical Education
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Contact: Golden WestGolden West College

15744 Golden West

Huntington Beach, California 92647-2710

General Phone: (714) 892-7711

http://www.gwc. info/

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