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Study at South Puget Sound Community College

South Puget Sound Community College was founded in 1962 as the Olympia Vocational Technical Institute. It was renamed Olympia Technical Community College in 1976 and became a fully comprehensive community college in 1980. The college adopted its current name in 1984 and is also referred to as SPSCC. The college campus sits on 125 acres of land in Olympia, Washington. It offers a number of degrees and certificate programs in several fields of study. The college offers Enrolment to more than 6, 500 full-time and part-time students. SPSCC participates in a wide variety of sports like men's soccer, women's softball and men's and women's basketball. Its sports teams are nicknamed the Clippers. The college is a member of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges. Some of the scholarships offered by SPSCC include the American Rhododendron Society Bruce Briggs Memorial Scholarship, Olympic Outfitters Scholarship in Accounting, Patrons of South Sound Cultural Activities Scholarship in the Arts and South Puget Sound Community College Bookstore Textbook Scholarship.

Profile of South Puget Sound Community CollegeThe campus of South Puget Sound Community College is in Olympia, WA, which is a small city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at South Puget Sound Community College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts.

South Puget Sound Community College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes South Puget Sound Community College an attractive choice for many applicants.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, South Puget Sound Community College had 4, 947 students enrolled (3, 220 full-time equivalent). South Puget Sound Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts432liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine98registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology47medical assistant, dental assistant
Business and Management35business, accounting technology, business management
Engineering Technician26architectural drafting, mechanical drafting, civil drafting, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering22computer networking, web design, data processing tech, computer programming
Law13legal assistant, legal secretary
office and Administration13office management, data entry, receptionist
Cooking and Culinary Arts12chef training, pastry
Education and Teaching12early childhood Education
Science9physical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement6fire-fighting
Mechanics and Repair6automobile mechanics
Landscaping and Horticulture5applied horticulture
Medical administration5medical secretary, medical transcription
Production Trades3welding
Contact: South Puget Sound Community CollegeSouth Puget Sound Community College

2011 Mottman Rd SW

Olympia, WA 98512-6292

General Phone: (360) 596-5241

http://www.spscc. ctc.edu

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