Catalog

LACC College Catalog (2023-2024)

  • Section 1: About LACC
  • Section 2: Getting on the Pathway—Admissions, Registration, English/ESL/Math placement, Fees, Financial aid, Onboarding
  • Section 3: Learning in the Pathway & Staying on the Pathway—Learning outcomes, Student support services, Academic and college policies, Student Handbook
  • Section 4: Completing the Pathway—Requirements for degrees, certificates, and transfer
  • Section 5: List of Credit and Non-Credit Programs
  • Section 6: Course Descriptions
  • Section 7: Faculty and Administration
  • 2023-2024 Mid-Year Addendum

 

    LACC College Catalog (2022-2023)

    1. Section 1: About LACC
    2. Section 2: Getting on the Pathway
    3. Section 3: Learning in the Pathway & Staying on the Pathway Handbook
    4. Section 4: Completing the Pathway
    5. Section 5: List of Credit and Non-Credit Programs
    6. Section 6: Course Descriptions
    7. Section 7: Faculty and Administration

     

     

    LACC College Catalog (2021-2022)

    1. Section 1: About LACC
    2. Section 2: Getting on the Pathway
    3. Section 3: Staying on the Pathway
    4. Section 4: Completing the Pathway
    5. Section 5: List of Credit and Non-Credit Programs
    6. Section 6: Course Descriptions
    7. Section 7: Faculty and Administration

     

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      Local GE Requirements

      Los Angeles City College General Education Pattern for Associate Degree (2023-2024)

      1. Minimum of 60 degree applicable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA
      2. Since fall 2009 all required courses for the major must be completed with grade of “C” or better or “P” if taken on a Pass/Non-Pass basis. All substitutions for major courses must be approved by the appropriate academic department chair or faculty designee (Articulation Officer).

      3. Courses listed in more than one subject area may only be applied once, i.e., you may only use it in one general education area (exceptions for E1 and E2).

      4. Coursework from outside LACCD and external exams (e.g., AP, IB, CLEP) are not awarded general education or competency credit until official documents are delivered to and verified by LACC Admissions.

      5. While great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on the advisement sheet, it may be modified or updated from time to time. Please consult with an academic counselor.

      * Ethnic Studies Requirement - Students who are first-time students as of fall 2023 or later must complete a transfer-level course (minimum of 3 semester or 4 quarter units with a grade of C or P or higher) in ethnic studies from a U.S. regionally accredited institution. Courses may include any listed ethnic courses for GE Patterns LACC Areas B or C, CSUGE Area F, or IGETC Area 7. (Administrative Procedure 4100)

      Complete 1 course listed below. Laboratory courses and courses that include a laboratory are indicated by an asterisk (*).


      A. Natural Sciences (3 units)

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       Complete one course each from B1 and B2 for a total of 6 units. Courses that meet the LACCD Ethnic Studies graduation requirement are indicated by an asterisk (*).


      B2. Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 units)

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      Complete 1 course listed belowCourses that meet the LACCD Ethnic Studies graduation requirement are indicated by an asterisk (*).


      C. Humanities (3 Units)

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      Complete 1 course listed below.  (Complete one course each from D1 and D2 with a grade of “C” or better.)


      D2. Communication and Analytical Thinking (3 units)
      Note: Courses that also meet the Mathematics Competency are indicated by an asterisk (*). Please consult with a counselor.  

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      Complete 1 course listed each from Area E1 and E2 (3 units total). (Courses that meet both the Area E1 and E2 requirements have an asterisk.)   

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      CSU GE-Breadth Requirements

      California State University General Education (GE) Breadth Requirements (2023-2024)

      1. A minimum of 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU transferable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA is required for CSU transfer admissions.
      2. Courses satisfying Areas A1, A2, A3, and B4 (The “Golden Four”) must be completed with a grade of ”C-” or better.
      3. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to discuss the G.E. and lower division major requirements for transfer.
      4. CSUGE certification is governed by the CSU system. The Articulation Officer has final review and determination of all courses applied to CSUGE.
      5. The advisement sheet can be modified or updated from time to time. All CSU articulated courses can be verified at www.assist.org

      Select at least 1 course listed below from each group. For B1 and B2 at least one course must include a lab component. If the lab is a stand-alone course it must correspond to the related lecture course, e.g., Anthropology 001 & 111, Astronomy 001 or 011 & 005, Chemistry 058 & 058L, Geography 001 & 015, Geology 001 & 006, Geology 002 & 007, Physics 012 & 014).


      B1: PHYSICAL SCIENCE  

       

      B3: LABORATORY ACTIVITY 

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      Select 3 courses listed below (one from C1, one from C2, and 1 additional course from either C1 or C2).


      C1: ARTS 
      C2: HUMANITIES 

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      Select 2 courses listed below.


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      IGETC Requirements

      Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) (2023-2024)

      1. Minimum of 60 semester or 90 quarter UC transferable units with a minimum 2.4 GPA (non-resident students 2.8 GPA). 
      2. All courses taken to meet IGETC requirements must be completed with a grade of ”C” or better. A grade of Credit or Pass may be used if the college’s policy states it is equivalent to a grade of C or better. No more than 14 semester (21 quarter) units of the 60 semester (90 quarter) units may be taken pass/fail or credit/no credit.
      3. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to discuss appropriate G.E. and lower division major requirements for transfer.
      4. IGETC certification is governed by the CSUs and UCs. The Articulation Officer has final review and determination of all courses applied toward IGETC.
      5. The advisement sheet can be modified or updated from time to time. All UC/CSU transferable courses can be verified at www.assist.org

      Select 3 courses listed below, in at least 1 course from Arts, 1 course from Humanities, and 1 from either area.


      3A: ARTS 
      3B: HUMANITIES 

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          Select 2 courses listed below (must be from two different disciplines).


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          Select 1 Physical Science course and 1 Biological Science course listed below (1 course must include a lab component. If the lab is a stand-alone course it must correspond to the related lecture course, e.g., ASTRON 001 or 011 & 005, CHEM 058 & 058L, ANTHRO 101 & 111, GEOG 001 & 015, GEOLOGY 001 & 006, GEOLOGY 002 & 007, PHYSICS 012 & 014).


          5A: PHYSICAL SCIENCE  

           

          5C: LABORATORY SCIENCE

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          Proficiency in a language other than English (LOTE) may be met in several ways: 


          1. LACC Courses Level 001 or higher (002, 003, 004, 011, 035, 036) in: 

            2. 2 years or through the 2nd level of US high school language other than English coursework with a grade of “C-“ or better 
             
            3. Language proficiency other than English as listed in IGETC Standards Section 10.6 

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            Select 1 course listed below
            *Students who are first-time students as of fall 2023 or later will need to complete the Area 7 Ethnic Studies requirement for full certification (one course in Area 7 and two courses in Area 4). Consult with a counselor for more information regarding which catalog rights you are allowed to assert (i.e., if you maintained continuous enrollment at any regionally accredited postsecondary institution)

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            External Examinations - Credit

            AP

            Advanced Placement

            Credit for AP Exams

            IB

            International Baccalaureate

            Credit for IB Exams

            CLEP

            College Level Examination Program

            Credit for CLEP Exams
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            General Counseling

            Office Hours

            Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
            Fridays: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
            Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

            EXPRESS COUNSELING: IN-PERSON AND ONLINE
            Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
            Fridays to Sundays: Closed

            Contact

            E. BIRD SONG
            Chair, Counseling
            Email: @email
            Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2062

            STUDENT SERVICES BUILDING, 2ND FLOOR   
            Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2250

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