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Grossmont College

8800 Grossmont College Drive

El Cajon, CA  92020-1799  USA

Official Telephone:  (619) 644-7000

Fax:   (619) 644-7922

 

CAMPUS SUMMARY

Grossmont College is located in east San Diego county.  Grossmont is a comprehensive community college offering lower division courses and academic preparation which will permit you to transfer to any campus in the California State University and University of California systems, as well as to many private colleges and universities.  The College also offers relevant and up-to-date vocational programs to enable students to prepare for employment in the private and public sectors.

 

HIGHLIGHTS
Educational system: California Community College System
Nearest metropolitan area: San Diego, CA
Function type of institution: Two-year College
Main student body: Coeducational
Founding year: 1961
Academic Calendar: Semesters

 

DEGREE/AWARD INFORMATION
Certificate offered: Yes
Transfer Associate Degree offered: Yes
Terminal Associate Degree offered: Yes

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Minimum number of units required to graduate with an associate degree: 60 Units
Does the institution have a core curriculum or university-wide distribution requirements that must be satisfied in order to graduate: Yes
Does the institution have a math/science requirement for all students: Yes
Does the institution have a computer course requirement for all students: No
Does the institution require an internship for all students: No
Does the institution require an internship for students in some majors: Yes

 

PROGRAM/COURSE - RELATED INFORMATION
Does the institution offer an English as a Second Language (ESL) program: Yes
Does the institution offer independent study: Yes
Does the institution offer Advanced Placement Credit: Yes
Does the institution offer an accelerated degree program: No
Does the institution offer student-designed majors: Yes
Does the institution offer a Freshman Honors College: No
Does the institution offer an honors program: Yes
Does the institution offer a cooperative (work-study) program: Yes
Does the institution offer an internship program: Yes
Does the institution offer off-campus study: Yes
Does the institution offer a summer session for credit: Yes
Does the institution sponsor its own study-abroad program: No
Does the institution offer formal programs for students who have previously completed or withdrawn from a full-time school or college program: Yes
Does the institution offer an External Degree Program, in which students earn credits toward a degree through independent study, college courses, proficiency examinations, and personal experience (with minimal or no classroom attendance required):

No

 

PART-TIME STUDENTS
Does the institution offer part-time undergraduate degree programs:

Yes

Are there courses offered for part-time students during the daytime:

Yes

Are there courses offered for part-time students during the evening:

Yes

Are there courses offered for part-time students during the summer:

Yes

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES OFFERED
  •   Administration of Justice
         - Law Enforcement
         - Corrections
         - Forensic Technology
         - Legal Systems/Court Management
         - Security Management
  • Arabic
  • Art
        - Ceramics
        - Digital Media (Pending approval from the State of California)
        - Drawing and Painting
        - Photography
        - Sculpture
        - Art History
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Business - General
  • Business Office Technology
        - Administrative Assistant
        - Executive Assistant
             Account Clerk
             Medical Office Assistant
             Medical Transcriptionist
             Office Professional
             Office Assistant, Level I
             Office Assistant, Level II
  • Cardiovascular Technology
        - Invasive
        - Noninvasive
        - Vascular Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
        - Child Development Teacher
        - Child Development Master Teacher
        - Child Development Site Supervisor
        - School Age Child Care
              Associate Teacher
  • Communication
  • Computer Science Information Systems
        - Computer Programming
        - Local Area Network (LAN) Support
               Specialist
        - Small Computer Specialist
        - Web Master
               Computer Applications Specialist Assistant
  • Cross-Cultural Studies
  • Culinary Arts
        - Baking & Pastry
        - Culinary Entrpreneurship
               Banquet Cook
               Line Cook
               Pastry Cook
               Prep Cook
  • Dance
  • Disability Services Management
  • Economics
  • English
        - Creative Writing
  • Exercise Science and Wellness
        - Athletic Training
              Group Exercise Leadership Certification
              Personal Trainer Certification
  • French
  • General Major
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • History
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • International Business
  • Japanese
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Media Communications
        - Software Development
        - Video
        - Visual Design
        - Web Development
  • Music
  • Musical Theatre
  • Nursing
        - LVN-RN Transition Program
        - Registered Nursing Program
        - Registered Nurses From Diploma Programs
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Oceanography (Pending approval from the State of California)
  • Orthopedic Technology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Retail Management
        - Sales Associate
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Theatre Arts
        - Acting
        - Technical
        - Technical Training Program
  • Tribal Gaming: Culture & Policies (Pending approval from the State of California)
  • University Transfer Studies Degree

 

FACULTY INFORMATION
Number of full-time faculty: 220
Number of part-time faculty: 574

 

STUDENT ENROLLMENT NUMBERS
Total number of students enrolled in the institution: 18,241

       

Description Men Women
Total number of full-time undergraduate students: 3,160 3,849
Total number of part-time undergraduate students: 4,362 6,870

 

STUDENT STATISTICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
Percentage of degree-seeking undergraduates age 25 or older: 38%
Number of foreign countries from which undergraduates come: 52

 

ATHLETICS INFORMATION
The institution belongs to the following athletic divisions:
  • National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA):
Men's Intercollegiate: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-Country Running, Football, Golf,  Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo
Women's Intercollegiate: Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo
Men's Intramural: N/A
Women's Intramural: N/A
Men's Scholarship Available: N/A
Women's Scholarship Available: N/A

 

CAMPUS ENVIRONMENT
Campus setting: Suburban
Major metropolitan area easily accessible from campus: San Diego
Campus size: 135 acres

 

CAMPUS HOUSING

 

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
  • The institution has a student-run campus newspaper.
  • The institution has a drama/theatre group.
  • The institution has a student-run radio station.
  • The institution does not have a marching band.
  • The institution does not have fraternities on campus.
  • The institution does not have sororities on campus.
Number of student organizations with open membership:

23

 

STUDENT SERVICES
  • The institution provides legal services.
  • The institution provides a health clinic.
  • The institution provides personal/psychological counseling.

 

SECURITY SERVICES
  • 24-hour telephone/alarm devices are available.
  • Student patrols are available.
  • A late-night transport service/escort service is available.

 

COMPUTER SERVICES

 

CAREER SERVICES
Number of full-time career center staff:

2

Number of part-time career center staff:

2

  • Job fairs are available to students through the career center.
  • A career library is available to students through the career center.
  • Resume preparation is available to students through the career center.
  • Individual career counseling/planning is available to all students.
  • Group career counseling/planning is available to all students.
  • Individual job placement is available to all students.

 

 

 

 

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