1 SANTA MONICA COLLEGE. 90 ANNIVERSARY . FA LL 2 019. FIND. WHAT. INTERESTS. YOU AT. SMC. PEOPLE AND ARTS, MEDIA, AND HEALTH AND BUSINESS. SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT WELLNESS. STEM CULTURE, HISTORY, EDUCATION UNDECIDED? AND LANGUAGES. Santa Monica College has redesigned the student experience to help you achieve your goals faster. Discover your passion at SMC. Learn more at SANTA MONICA COLLEGE PROMISE SMC. SPOTLIGHTS. Free Enrollment &. Up to $1,200 for Textbooks*. SMC Faculty Member The Right Chemistry: Roman Ferede | pg 27. Kathleen, Interaction Design Student Unlocking Empathy One User at a Time | pg 71. Crystal, Applied Music Program graduate A Starr Is Born | pg 89. FREE ENROLLMENT WHO IS ELIGIBLE? New full-time students (12 units or more per You graduated from any public or private semester) are eligible for free enrollment and California high school in 2019 and are payment of AS, health, and student ID fees!
2 Directly attending SMC as a first-year student. $1,200 TEXTBOOK VOUCHERS* If you graduate in 2019, you are eligible for Wally, STEM Student any term in the 2019-20 academic year. STEM and the Path of SMC wants to help you offset the high cost of textbooks. This unique program You will take 12 units or more per semester. Most Resilience | pg 97. helps SMC students like YOU achieve You are a California resident or an your academic goals. AB 540 student. $100 for summer session * Textbook vouchers for students who qualify for the $500 for fall semester California College Promise Grant. $100 for winter session $500 for spring semester SMC Faculty Member Teaching as Social Justice: Yamissette Westerband | pg 107. For complete details, visit 3. C O N N E CT I N G T H E S A N TA M O N I C A C O L L E GE C OM M U NIT Y. Stories of transformation and new possibilities from Santa Monica College's bi-monthly newsletter.
3 PAINTING EMPATHY IN ACTION. Picture yourself being homeless. Literally. FROM JAKARTA, WITH HEART BIG PEOPLE, BIG PROBLEMS. That was the culminating project for SMC to CalArts transfer Stella Oei created Josh Elizondo's childhood, spent partly in a painting class at SMC Emeritus, the a touching animated video about a man foster care, was bleak. But it made him see college's distinctive program for older who forgets to take care of himself; Side that he was bigger than his circumstances. adults. The results were unexpected, Effects became a viral sensation. SMC He moved across the country to to and a revelation for the students. helped Stella who is originally from pursue his dreams, and at Santa Monica Jakarta lay down a foundation for her College, Josh found support and a art, ethics, and life. welcoming environment. IMMERSED IN RUSSIAN. Tyler Young and Leila Ehsan headed to Georgia and Kyrgyzstan to take their MASTER OF THE PADDLE.
4 A DIGITAL STORYTELLER. fluency in Russian to the next level . thanks to a prestigious State Department Creative director of the San Francisco SMC table tennis player Ari Ariatta was a scholarship, and a class at SMC that Business Times and a John S. Knight Silver Medalist at the 2015 Pan American introduced them to the language. Journalism Fellow at Stanford, Michael Paralympics Games in Toronto, Canada. Grant always knew he wanted a career In spite of a case of bad limb,' Ari is known in journalism. And when he needed to for his passion to show up, be on time, reinvent himself, he found Santa Monica and practice. College. READ THESE STORIES AND MORE. AT 4. FALL 2019. CONTENTS. Degrees, Certificates, and Transfer 6. Preparation Special Programs & Support Services 7. Other SMC Programs 7. General Information Admission 8. Enrollment 9. Dates & Deadlines 9. Fees 10. WELCOME TO SMC STEPS TO BECOME Payment Policy 11.
5 If you don't currently attend Santa Monica College, fill out an application online at for AN SMC STUDENT Financial Assistance 11. admission. Then sign up for classes online at your Applying to SMC and enrolling in classes is easy. Fall 2019 Schedule of Classes 12. appointed date and time. Our campus is filled with Just follow these steps: Complete Listing of All Classes dedicated people who want you to succeed, so if you need help, please ask! APPLY Planning Guides & Special Programs 108. Special Programs & Support Services 126. TAKE A SHORTCUT TO. BECOMING AN SMC STUDENT! Academic Policies 130. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID College Policies 131. Our Welcome Center offers new students assistance with enrollment, orientation, academic counseling, Residency 132. financial aid, and more. No appointment necessary . just walk in the door! The Welcome Center is located COMPLETE NEW STUDENT Parking & Transit Guide 136.
6 Next to the Health Services Center. In late spring 2019, ORIENTATION Financial Aid Guide 138. the Welcome Center moves to Room SSC 110 in the new Student Services Center. Map of Santa Monica College 140. FAST TRACK YOUR REVIEW YOUR PLACEMENT. GENERAL EDUCATION NEEDS Accelerate meeting your General Education requirements by enrolling in special short-term classes. See page 115 for class listings. DEVELOP AN EDUCATION. PLAN / SEE A COUNSELOR. FREE PARKING & SHUTTLE SERVICE You can park for free (with free decal) in the shuttle lot at the Bundy Campus and ride the free shuttle to other campuses. See page 136 or visit ENROLL IN CLASSES. for the most current parking and transit information. STATEMENT OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY. Santa Monica College is committed to equal opportunity in all of its academic programs and is in compliance with Equal Opportunity standards as required by Federal and State laws and District policy.
7 Unless specifically exempted by statute or regulation, ALL SMC COURSES ARE OPEN TO ENROLLMENT AND. PARTICIPATION BY ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN. ADMITTED TO THE COLLEGE AND MEETS THE COURSE. PREREQUISITES. Santa Monica College provides a variety of support services to individuals with disabilities. If you require a disability accommodation to Santa Monica College: attend or participate in a class or event at SMC, please Changing Lives in the contact Stephanie Schlatter at schlatter_stephanie@ Global Community Through or 310-434-4313 at least 5 business days in Excellence in Education advance. DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, &. TRANSFER PREPARATION. SMC offers Associate degrees, a specialized Bachelor degree, certificates of achievement, department certificates, and rigorous preparation for transfer in a wide selection of areas of study. See the Academic Programs section of the SMC catalog at for complete details. AREAS OF STUDY Engineering English Occupational Therapy Office Technology English Noncredit Persian Santa Monica College offers ESL English as a Second Language Philosophy courses in the following ESL Noncredit Photography Entertainment Technology Photovoltaic Installation areas of study.
8 Environmental Science Physics Accounting Environmental Studies Physiology Administration of Justice Ethnic Studies Political Science African and Middle Eastern Studies Fashion Design and Merchandising Political Science Noncredit American Sign Language Film Production Portuguese Anatomy Film Studies Professional Courses in Kinesiology/Physical Education Animation First Aid Psychology Anthropology French Public Policy Arabic General Education Recycling and Resource Management Art General Science Religious Studies Art History Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Respiratory Therapy Asian Studies Geography Russian Astronomy Geology Science Athletic Coaching German Sociology Automotive Technology Global Studies Spanish Bicycle Maintenance Noncredit Graphic Design Student Activities Biological Sciences Health Education Studio Arts Biology Health Education Noncredit Theatre Arts Botany Hebrew Transfer Broadcasting History Turkish Business Humanities Urban Studies Business Noncredit Interaction Design Varsity Intercollegiate Athletics Chemistry Interior Architectural Design Women's Studies Chinese Italian Zoology Communication Studies Japanese Computer Information Systems Journalism SMC also offers pre-professional Computer Science Kinesiology/Physical Education Cosmetology advising for.
9 Korean Counseling Latin American Studies Chiropractic Counseling Disabled Student Services Liberal Arts Dental Counseling Disabled Student Services Noncredit Library Studies Dental Hygiene Counseling Noncredit Linguistics Law Dance Mathematics Medical Digital Media Media Studies Pharmacy Early Childhood Education Microbiology Physical Therapy Early Childhood Education Noncredit Music Teacher Preparation Economics Nursing Registered Nurse Veterinary Education Nursing Noncredit Energy Efficiency Nutrition and Dietetics 6. SPECIAL PROGRAMS. & SUPPORT SERVICES. Santa Monica College offers many special programs and support services to assist you in reaching your education goals (see the listings starting on page 108. for more information). Special programs include: Adelante Program African American Collegian Center Air Force ROTC. Black Collegians Program OTHER SMC. CalWORKs Career Technical Education (CTE).
10 Center for Environmental & Urban Studies (CEUS) PROGRAMS. Center for Students with Disabilities (DSPS). Corsair Intercollegiate Athletics Distance Education/Online Classes In addition to its academic and transfer preparation programs, Santa Monica College offers the DREAM Program community a variety of other programs and services that support lifelong learning. English as a Second Language (ESL). Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) &. NONCREDIT (ADULT EDUCATION) PROGRAMS. Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Free noncredit courses and student support services for adult learners seeking opportunities for career First Year Experience (FYE) Program development, college preparation, and/or lifelong learning. Guardian Scholars Program (GSP) English as a second language (ESL). High School Programs Short-term vocational and workforce preparation courses and certificates Programs and activities for older adults at SMC Emeritus International Education Center Flexible open entry/open exit course offerings Internship Program Call 310-434-3403 or 310-434-4115 for details.