Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. East Los Angeles College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, East Los Angeles College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
East Los Angeles College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
|Accelerated Degree Program||√|
|Transfer Credits Accepted||√|
|AP Credit Accepted||√|
|IB Credits Accepted||Unknown|
|Summer Classes Available||√|
|New Student Orientation||√|
Reminder: East Los Angeles College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
East Los Angeles College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with East Los Angeles College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, East Los Angeles College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at East Los Angeles College.
Student Designed Majors
East Los Angeles College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
East Los Angeles College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at East Los Angeles College
East Los Angeles College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ East Los Angeles College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ East Los Angeles College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ East Los Angeles College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ East Los Angeles College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
❌ East Los Angeles College does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While East Los Angeles College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the ELAC Helen Miller Bailey Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
East Los Angeles College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does East Los Angeles College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
East Los Angeles College does not have any ROTC programs.
Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.
Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about East Los Angeles College.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.