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Motto  Oceans of Opportunity
President  Wes Bryan
Phone  +1 714-892-7711
Mascot  Rustler Sam
Graduation rate  32.4% (2014)
Established  1965
Students  12,796
Total enrollment  20,361 (2010)
Founded  1965
Golden West College
Colors  Sunny Yellow and Sea Green
Affiliations  Coast Community College District
Address  15744 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA 92647, USA
Undergraduate tuition and fees  Local tuition: 1,176 USD (2015), Domestic tuition: 5,472 USD (2015)
Notable alumni  Tito Ortiz, Michelle Pfeiffer, Vivica A Fox, James McDonald, Doug Gottlieb
Similar  Orange Coast College, Coast Community College, Coastline Community College, Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College
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Welcome to golden west college


Golden West College or GWC, is a community college providing two-year associate of arts degrees, and lower-division classes transferable to other colleges and universities. It is located in Huntington Beach, California, about 35 miles (58 km) south of Los Angeles, California.

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Organization

Golden West College, Orange Coast College, and Coastline Community College comprise the Coast Community College District (CCCD). The district is a regional organization providing administrative services and funding for post-secondary education. The state of California charters the CCCD to provide community college services.

Clubs

GWC possesses several clubs on campus for students to join. The C.A.R.E. CLUB is for single mothers dedicated to their children and their education. The California Nursing Student Association (CNSA) is to increase professional awareness and the growth of nursing students. The Peace & Leadership Club is for creating a culture of peace.

Academic profile

The mission of GWC is to provide inexpensive education in the trades, licensed trades and skilled professions, as well as remedial and transferable lower-division courses for students who plan to transfer to either a California State University, a campus of the University of California, or another university.

AA Degree Programs

  • Anthropology
  • Emphasis in Arts and Humanities
  • Emphasis in Business and Technology
  • Emphasis in Mathematics
  • Emphasis in Science
  • Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Emphasis in Social Behavior and Self Development
  • Social Sciences
  • Athletics

    California State Community College Championships

  • Women's Basketball: 1979, 1990, 1991
  • Field Hockey: 1980
  • Women's Gymnastics: 1979
  • Men's Soccer: 1977
  • Softball:1975, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984
  • Men's Swimming: 1985,1986, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2014, 2015
  • Women's Swimming: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2013
  • Women's Tennis: 1980
  • Men's Track Shot Put: 2010
  • Women's Track Hammer: 2010
  • Men's Volleyball: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
  • Women's Volleyball: 1979, 1984, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997,1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Men's Water Polo: 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Women's Water Polo: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2009
  • Golden West's softball team has appeared in one Women's College World Series in 1974 at the college level. Golden West also won the AIAW junior/community college national championship in 1975, 1976 and 1977. The 1975 title came in a perfect game, 22-0 victory over Northeastern Colorado, shortened to 5 innings by the mercy rule.

    Notable alumni

  • Patty Cardenas - Olympic silver medalist, water polo
  • Doug Fabian - Investment writer and advisor
  • Vivica A. Fox - Actress
  • Doug Gottlieb - ESPN basketball analyst
  • Jack Haley - basketball player with Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls
  • James McDonald - Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher
  • Tito Ortiz - 2-time NJCAA State Champion wrestler; professional mixed martial artist, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, UFC Hall of Fame member
  • Glenn Parker - NFL football with Buffalo Bills and New York Giants
  • Michelle Pfeiffer - Actress
  • Joseph Santos - Artist/Painter
  • Jonathan Uyloan - Rain or Shine Elasto Painters Guard
  • References

    Golden West College Wikipedia


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