1 2017/2018. Catalog . FOCUSED ON YOUR SUCCESS! Academic Calendar FALL 2017. August 27. Residency Determination Date August 28. Regular Classes Begin (16- and 8-week Classes). September 4. Labor Day ( College Closed/No Classes). September 25. Mid 8-week Classes Begin October 23. Second 8-week Classes Begin November 10. Veterans Day ( College Clsoed/No Classes). November 17. Filing deadline for Fall Graduation November 23-26. Thanksgiving Break ( College Closed/No Classes). December 16. Last Day of Fall Semester December 19, 2017 January 1, 2018. Winter Break ( College Closed/No Classes).
2 WINTER 2018. January 2. Winter Intersession Class Instruction Begins January 15. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday ( College Closed/No Classes). January 26. End of Winter Intersession SPRING 2018. January 29. Regular Classes Begin (16- and 8-week Classes). February 16-18. Lincoln's Birthday ( College Closed/No Classes). February 19. Washington's Birthday ( College Closed/No Classes). February 26. Mid Eight-week Classes Begin March 26 April 1. Spring Recess ( College Closed/No Classes). April 2. Second 8-week Classes Begin April 2. Filing Deadline for Spring Graduation May 27. Last Day of Spring Semester May 28.
3 Memorial Day ( College Closed/No Classes). NOTE: If a holiday falls on a Friday, then Saturday and Sunday classes will not meet. Contents 029 Associate Degree Requirements 039 Transfer Information 049 Programs 055 Academic/Career/Certifcate Programs 117 Course Sequence Flow Charts 119 Course Descriptions 185 Policies and Regulations 201 Admissions and Registration 215 Structure and Governance 219 College Family 229 Appendices 237 Index Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information in this Catalog . Students are advised, however, that such information is subject to change without notice and the Board of Trustees of the Coast Community College District, the Chancellor of the Coast Community College District, and the President of Coastline Community College reserve the right to add, amend, or repeal rules, resolutions, or policies within the administration area of such offcers.
4 In addition, some courses are not offered every semester or every year. If you need information in an alternate format, please contact Special Programs and Services at (714) 241-6214 or (714) 751-2052. 2017/2018 Catalog . 002. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. President's Message LORETTA P. ADRIAN, President Dear Students: Associate degree and transfer to a university or to complete a certificate to improve your career I am pleased to welcome you to Coastline opportunities, Coastline is here to help YOU. Community College . Thank you for choosing us as succeed. You can count on first - class student your education partner for pursuing your , support services and programs, low student-faculty transfer degree, associate degree, career/technical ratio, high caliber faculty, and academic excellence.
5 Certificate, or attainment of basic skills for College readiness. You have made an excellent choice! Coastline is continuing to strengthen and expand academic degree and transfer programs, as well Investing in a College education is still the smartest as Career/Technical Education, and Basic Skills investment you can make. Research consistently programs both on - site and online. The STAR. shows that College graduates earn more than those program assists students in pursuing an accelerated with high school diplomas as much as 40% more degree or transfer to a four-year university through a over the course of their lifetime.
6 Degree earners structured pathway. Career and technical programs also find more job opportunities open to them and are designed to meet the current, emerging, and tend to be happier with their careers. If that sounds future needs of business in terms of employees'. like the future you want, you've definitely come to knowledge and skills. the right place. If your goal is to attain a degree, prepare for As a fully accredited College , Coastline provides transfer, get a new job, or advance in your chosen affordable, accessible, and high quality education at career, Coastline is your College .
7 Three beautiful campuses in orange County (Garden Grove, Newport Beach, and Westminster), as well I urge you to take advantage of the comprehensive as convenient, online courses and degrees you can array of support services that are available to you take right from your home, wherever you live. As at Coastline . A great first stop would be meeting well, we have caring faculty and support staff who with one of our caring and dedicated counselors are dedicated and focused on your success and will who will help get you on the pathway to your long - guide and support you through your educational term career goals.
8 Journey. We want you to make sure you have the best Since we started in 1976, our focus has been on academic experience while at Coastline . We look helping YOU, the student, achieve your academic forward to serving you. and career goals. Whether your goal is to earn your Coastline Community College 003.. About the College Why Students How Coastline Coastline Choose is Different from Students Community the Rest Whether you are looking to advance your career, pursuing a certificate, or seeking to transfer to a College When you're on the go, working, or leading a busy life, courses that are available wherever four-year university, Coastline is the College for you, no matter your background or professional Voted as one of the Top 100 Associate Degree you are can be essential.
9 Coastline offers those interests. Producers by Community College Week, courses, bringing convenience right to you Students range from being fresh-out-of-high- Coastline is one of the best Community colleges anytime, anywhere. school teens to working professionals seeking in California. Students benefit from Coastline 's to change careers by earning a certificate or highly-qualified and caring faculty who help Coastline is one of the nation's most innovative institutions, providing classes with advanced degree in a new career field. them receive a high return on their educational investment.
10 Distance learning options as well as neighborhood Coastline also provides educational programs campuses located right in your own backyard. In and services to thousands of active-duty service- Coastline offers cer tificates and addition, Coastline offers numerous options for members, veterans, and their families worldwide transfer degree programs, and is recognized degrees and certificates in several popular fields through their Contract and Military Education for offering more than 250 online and other that are in demand by employers. Coastline 's top- Program. distance education courses.