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Colleges / West Los Angeles College

WestLA Academics

The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, WestLA has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at WestLA?

WestLA 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 lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at WestLA

When choosing a major, WestLA students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at WestLA below.

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Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Does WestLA Offer Learning Disability Services?

WestLA 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.

Does WestLA Offer Online Classes?

Does WestLA Give Credit for AP Classes?

WestLA 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.

Does WestLA Have An Honors Program?

WestLA offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does WestLA Require Internships?

WestLA 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 WestLA does not require internships for students in any majors, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

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.

WestLA has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at WestLA include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at WestLA

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

For more information on possible dual degree options at WestLA, contact the university directly.

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WestLA Majors & Subject Areas

Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Philosophy
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Anthropology
Economics, General
Geography
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Art/Art Studies, General
Drawing
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Music, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Small Business Administration/Management
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Real Estate
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,866

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,220

Out-of-State

$8,110

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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