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Study at Solano Community College

Solano Community College, or SCC, is a two-year institution of higher learning located in Fairfield, in Solano County of California. It was established in 1945 and is a part of California's public community college system. SCC consists of a main campus and two satellite campuses - one in Vacaville and another in Vallejo. The college awards many degrees and certificates in various Course Topics.

Some of the notable alumni of the college are Joe Carnahan, film director; Casey Sheehan, Army Specialist; Rudy Sylvan, NFL player for the Detroit Lions; Rob Wainwright, PBA player for the Welcoat Dragons; and Sylvester (Sly) Stewart, musician and creator of the famous ‘Sly and the Family Stone'.

Solano Community College's sports teams are nicknamed the Falcons.

Profile of Solano Community College

Solano Community College can be found in Fairfield, California (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Solano Community College.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in science, security and law enforcement, and science and laboratory technician.

Solano Community College Selectivity

Solano Community College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Faculty

A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Solano Community College are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 11, 163 students were enrolled in the school.

Solano Community College Tuition and Affordability

Bargain hunters might want to look at Solano Community College, which charges less than many schools of its type.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Solano Community College is to provide the highest quality academic, occupational, cultural, developmental, and continuing education programs that are dedicated to the achievement of student learning outcomes and responsive to the learning needs of our community. In fulfilling our mission, we are committed to a diverse educational and cultural campus environment that prepares our students for productive participation in the 21st century. "

Solano Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts365liberal arts and sciences, social services, history, foreign language and literature, speech and rhetoric, political science, English, Spanish language, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement142criminal justice and police, corrections, fire-fighting, forensic science
Science133biological and physical sciences, chemistry, biology, physics
Business and Management99business management, accounting, banking, retail, sales and marketing, small business management, insurance
Family and Social Work48human services, child development, family and consumer science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine35registered nursing, EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Therapy and Counselling32psychology
Beauty and Cosmetology30cosmetology
Science and Laboratory Technician29biology tech
Computer Science and Engineering13computer programming, system administration, webmastering, database administration
Mechanics and Repair13computer repair, autobody repair, electrical installation and repair, aircraft powerplant tech, aircraft maintenance, automobile mechanics, avionics maintenance
Real Estate and Construction Management13real estate
office and Administration12data entry, administrative assistant
Engineering Technician9drafting, industrial safety tech, water quality and recycling tech, mechanical engineering tech, manufacturing tech, hazardous materials tech
Mathematics7mathematics
Media7radio and television, journalism
Photography and Commercial Art5commercial photography, commercial art
Production Trades4welding
Medical administration4medical secretary
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4sports and fitness management, health and physical Education
Landscaping and Horticulture3landscaping, plant nursery, floristry, applied horticulture, turf management
Design3interior design, fashion design
Music2music
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Art Studies2visual and performing arts, art studies
Law1legal secretary
Construction Trades0apparel and textile marketing

Contact: Solano Community College

Solano Community College

4000 Suisun Valley Rd

Fairfield, California 94534-3197

General Phone: (707) 864-7000

http://www.solano.edu

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