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Short-Term Classes

Fall 2022 - Accelerated Class Schedule

 

 

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How it works

 

Facts

What a short-term class is

 

checkmark icon Shorter than the traditional 16-week semester length classes
checkmark icon Short-term classes are accelerated and can be completed in as little as four, six, or eight weeks
checkmark icon Class start dates begin several times per semester
checkmark icon Most courses are instructor led and have assignments with deadlines

 


Facts

What a short-term class is NOT

 

checkmark icon A mini version of a full-semester length class
checkmark icon Self-paced

 

Modality

 

checkmark icon F2F or in-person:  Classes are taught on campus
checkmark icon Online:  Classes are taught 100% online via Canvas  
checkmark icon Hybrid:  Classes meet on-campus but have an online component
checkmark icon HyFlex:  Your choice of being on campus or online during a particular class.
checkmark icon Synchronous:  All students must log in at the same time for a synchronous, online class
checkmark icon Asynchronous: Online classes in which students can log and complete assignments when they wish

 

 

Benefits

checkmark icon Fast.  Affordable.  Flexible.
checkmark icon Graduate sooner
checkmark icon Offers flexibility for students juggling family, work, and school
checkmark icon Flexible meeting options, F2F, Online, Hybrid, HyFlex
Summary

Grossmont College’s short-term, accelerated, classes allow students to fast-track their educational goals by offering classes that start several times per semester.

 

With so many students juggling work, school, family and life, accelerated course offerings with a variety of delivery options may be a smart fit for hectic schedules. 

 



Tips for Success

 

Tips for Success

 

checkmark icon Check start and stop dates
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Understand the course requirements outlined in the syllabus

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Mark your calendar with assignment due dates

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Create a study plan with dedicated study blocks

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Break down tasks

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Take breaks

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Stay Engaged.  Utilize the discussion board and other tools in Canvas to communicate with your instructor and other students

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Familiarize yourself with campus resources such as tutoring, success coaches before you need them 

checkmark icon Connect with others.  Don't wait to seek help from your instructor and use the free campus resources available to you
checkmark icon Ensure your contact information is always updated with the college
checkmark icon Eliminate distractions such as social media
checkmark icon Stay healthy


What students are saying

 

What students are saying

 

"I wanted to receive my credits faster."


"I am really enjoying this short-term course because I can study at my own pace and the professor has excellent communication with us. I am learning faster and quicker. I wish all subjects would be short-term courses."

 


"Keep on making short term courses!"

 

 

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September 24

 

1 - Day

Sept 24 - Sept 24

 
Course Section Title Modality Info
COUN-095 0373 Academic & Financial Aid Planning Hybrid

Bldg 100-111

Sa 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pass/No Pass
Not transferrable

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October 10
 
1 - Day

Oct 10 - Oct 10

 

Course Section Title Modality Info
COUN-095 0784 Academic & Financial Aid Planning Hybrid

Bldg 100-111

Sa 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Pass/No Pass

Not transferable 
 ZTC

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October 17
 
8 - Weeks

Oct 17 - Dec 9

 

Course Section Title Modality Info
ANTH-120 8095 Cultural Anthropology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ANTH-122 8042 Anth - Magic, Witchcraft, Relg Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ANTH-130 2051 Intro to Biological Anthro Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

ZTC

ANTH-215 9104 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher in MATH 103 or 110 or equivalent

AOJ-110 8846 Intro to Admin of Justice Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
AOJ-111 9296 Intro to Security Management Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
ARBC-148 1002 Language, Culture & Literature of the Arab World Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ART-141 6136 Western Art II Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ASL-120 1001 American Sign Language I Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass, Audit

Transfers to UC & CSU
ASL-120 9262 American Sign Language I Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass, Audit

Transfers to UC & CSU
ASL-121 2033 American Sign Language II Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ASL 120 or equivalent

ASL-220 5998 American Sign Language III Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ASL 121 or equivalent

ASTR-110 7567 Descriptive Astronomy Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
BOT- 103B 8116 Building Keyboarding Skill II Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
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BOT-106 4837 Effective Job Search Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
BOT-116 2425 Essential Access Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Recommended Preparation: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in BOT 100 or equivalent

BOT-117 2427 Essential PowerPoint Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
BOT-118 9277 Integrated Office Projects Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in BOT 114 and 115 and 116 and 117 or equivalent

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BOT-130 0922 Comprehensive PowerPoint II Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Recommended Preparation: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in BOT 129 or equivalent

BUS-115 8046 Human Relations in Business Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
BUS-140 9270 Entrepreneurship: Dev Bus Plan Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
CA-166 3122 Menu Management Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
CA-171 3126 Intermediate Culinary Skills Hybrid

Bldg: 60-173

M/T 10:00 AM - 12:50 PM

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CA 169 or equivalent

Material Fee:  $40.00

Transfers to CSU only

CA-171 5824 Intermediate Culinary Skills Hybrid

Bldg: 60-173

M/T 3:00 PM - 5:50 PM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CA 169 or equivalent

Material Fee:  $40.00

CA-174 3129 Princip/Baking & Pastry Making Hybrid

Bldg: 60-170

M/T 4:00 PM - 6:50 PM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
Material Fee:  $40.00
CA-184 7570 Pastry Skills/ Chocolate Prep In-person

Bldg: 60-170

W/F 9:00 AM - 11:05 AM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CA 174 or equivalent
Material Fee:  $40.00

CD-115 8927 Changing American Family Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
CD-125 2547 Child growth & Development Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
COMM-120 0992 Interpersonal Communication Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
COMM-120 0993 Interpersonal Communication Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
COMM-120 0994 Interpersonal Communication Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
COMM-120 5765 Interpersonal Communication Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
COMM-120 5470 Interpersonal Communication Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
COMM-122 5495 Public Speaking In-person

Bldg 24-268

T/Th 9:20 AM - 12:25 PM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
COMM-145 4436 Argumentation Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
COUN-110 6644 Career Decision Making Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
ZTC
COUN-120 8659 College & Career Success Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
COUN-120 9462 College & Career Success Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
COUN-120 9889 College & Career Success Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
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COUN-130 6337 Study Skills & Time Management Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
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CSIS-110 9798 Principles/Information Systems Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
CSIS-165 0937 Assembly Language / Machine Architect Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CSIS 296 or equivalent

CSIS-250 8047 Intro to Python Programming Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Recommended Preparation: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CSIS 119 or equivalent

ECON-110 5753

Economic Issues & Policies

 

Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ECON-120 7707 Principles of Macroeconomics Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "Pass" grade in MATH 090 or equivalent or appropriate mathematics placement

ECON-121 2846 Principles of Macroeconomics Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
Prerequisite: "Pass" grade in MATH 090 or equivalent or appropriate mathematics placement
ENGL-120 9903 College Composition & Reading Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 099 or equivalent or appropriate placement in ENGL 120.

Transfers to UC & CSU

ENGL-124 9692 Advanced Composition - Critical Reasoning & Writing Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 120 or ESL 122 or equivalent

ENGL-124 5919 Advanced Composition - Critical Reasoning & Writing Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 120 or ESL 122 or equivalent
ZTC

ENGL-236 3550 Chicana/o Literature In-person

Bldg 100-117

M/W 11:00 AM - 1:50 PM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ETHN-114 9683 Intro to Race & Ethnicity Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ETHN-115 9696 Cross-Cultural Competence Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ETHN-138 9707 The History & Cultures of California Indians Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ETHN-236 9714 Chicana/o Literature In-person

Bldg 100-117
M/W
11:00 AM - 1:50 PM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
FREN-152 1003 The French Speaking World: A Cross-Cultural Perspective TBD

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
GEND-155 9719 Modern History of Women in World Civilization Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
GEOL-110 7889 Planet Earth Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU 
ZTC
HED-120 5286 Personal Health & Lifestyles Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU 
HED-201 5287 Intro to Public Health Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-100 3232 Early World History Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-101 7918 Modern World History Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-101 1040 Modern World History In-person

Bldg 51-577
T/Th 6:00 PM - 9:05 PM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-105 0951 Early Western Civilization Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-106 0952 Modern Western Civilization Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-109 1043 Modern American History In-person

Bldg 51-577
M/W 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

 

HIST-115 0949 Comparative History of the Modern Americas Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-115 6524 Comparative History of the Modern Americas Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HIST-155 9488 Modern History of Women in World Civilization Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HUM-110 7862 Principles of the Humanities Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HUM-110 3312 Principles of the Humanities Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
HUM-120 7860 European Humanities Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
MCOM-110 0996 Mass Media & Society Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
MCOM-111 0997 Media Aesthetics/Cinematic Art  Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
MCOM-210 0998 Social Media in the Digital Age Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
MUS-110 1000 Great Music Listening Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
NUTR-155 6291 Intro to Nutrition Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Recommended Preparation: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 110 or equivalent

PHIL-110 5912 A General Intro to Philosophy HyFlex

Bldg: 100-116
Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PHIL-118 0635 The Contemporary Mind Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PHIL-141 0636 Bioethics Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PHOT-151 9184 Personal Photographic Vision Hybrid

Bldg: 20-116 
Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
Materials Fee:  $35
ZTC
POSC-120 4156 Intro to Politics & Political Analysis Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
POSC-121 3285 Intro to U.S. Government & Politics Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
POSC-148 0986 American Foreign Policy Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
ZTC
PSY-120 5383 Introductory Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PSY-120 0934 Introductory Psychology Hybrid

Bldg: 51-576
Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PSY-120 5356 Introductory Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PSY-120 5358 Introductory Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PSY-120 5363 Introductory Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PSY-125 9095 Cross-Cultural Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

PSY-134 7749 Human Sexuality Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

PSY-138 4210 Social Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PSY-138 7909 Social Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
PSY-140 4904 Physiological Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in PSY 120 or equivalent

PSY-150  9097 Developmental Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in PSY 120 or equivalent
ZTC
PSY-170 5911 Abnormal Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
PSY-201 9098 Academic & Career Opportunities in Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in PSY 120 or equivalent

PSY-211 7615 Cognitive Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in PSY 120 or equivalent
RELG-150 9481 Asian Religions Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
SOC-120 5422 Introductory Sociology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
SOC-120 5928 Introductory Sociology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
SOC-125 7873 Marriage, Family & Alternative Lifestyles Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
SOC-130 7756 Contemporary Social Problems Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
SOC-138 4294 Social Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
SOC-138 7916 Social Psychology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
SOC-140 7620 Sex & Gender Across Cultures Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
ZTC
SOC-150 8954 Latinx Sociology Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
ZTC
SPAN-120 5291 Spanish I In-person

Bldg 53-551B

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
THTR-101 3095 Intro to Narrative Theory Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
THTR-110 4466 Intro to the Theatre Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU
THTR-111A 2643 Rehearsal/Performing: Acting II In-person

Bldg: 21-247

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: Audition

THTR-122A 3848 Theatre Workshop Lab: Acting I In-person

Bldg: 21-247

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

Prerequisite: Audition

 

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8 - Weeks

Oct 17 - Dec 10

 

Course Section Title Modality Info
BOT-107 2422 Office Systems & Procedures Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only
ZTC
ETHN-119
1238 US Hist: Chicano/A Perspec II Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

ETHN-160 0698 U.S. Hist: AAPI Perspective I Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

HIST-108 5359 Early American History Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

HIST-109 5380 Modern American History Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

PHIL-118 0635 The Contemporary Mind Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

POSC-145 0682 Intro-Latin Amer Govt/Politics Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

ZTC

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October 24
 
4 - Weeks

Oct 24 - Nov 18

 

Course Section Title Modality Info
HED-105 0576 Health education for teachers Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to CSU only

Recommended Preparation: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 110 or ESL 119 or equivalent

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6 - Weeks

Oct 24 - Dec 3

 

Course Section Title Modality Info
HIST-109 7601 Modern American History Online

Graded, Pass/No Pass

Transfers to UC & CSU

 

 

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November 19
 
4 - Weeks

Nov 19 - Nov 19

 

Course Section Title Modality Info
COUN-095 8715 Academic & Financial Aid Planning Online
Pass/No Pass
Not transferable

 

 

 

 

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In-Person

 

Counseling

Students must wear face coverings


Schedule: 
Monday - Thursday
Hours:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Schedule an appointment

Learn more about in-person counseling

 

 

Virtual

 

Counseling

Same day counseling advising

Learn more about virtual counseling

 

 


Enrollment Help

Zoom with an Enrollment Help Center Specialist

 

Video Tutorials

 

Register

Using WebAdvisor & Self-Service

 

Topic: Plan & Register for classes
Length:  4:15

 

Online Support

How to contact Virtual Help Desk

 

Topic:  Griffins Virtual Help Desk | Grossmont
Length:  1:31

 

 


Enrollment

 Add Authorization - Self-Service

 

Topic:  How to Register using Add Authorization
Length:  2:40

 

 

 

 

Admissions & Records

A&R - Website

 

Email: grossmont.admissions@gcccd.edu

Phone: 619-644-7186

 

Technology Support

Technology Help Desk - Students

 

Email: g-helpdesk@gcccd.edu

Phone: 619-644-7742

 

 

Tutoring

 

Tutoring Center

Math Study Center
English Writing Center

 

 


NetTutor
(Nights and weekends)
Access code:  032-445-9091

 

Log into NetTutor

 


Cutting Costs

 

ZTC - Zero Textbook Costs

Free or Zero Cost Textbooks & Educational Materials

 


Financial Aid

Scholarships, Grants, Work Study, Employment, or Loan

 


Food Pantry


Gizmos Kitchen

Grab and go student food pantry; provides pre-packaged items suitable for an on-campus lunch or meal