About Golden West College
The college holds maximum accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges with over 500 faculty serving approximately 13,000 students. Small classes, state-of-the-art equipment and superior faculty prepare international students for an Associate in Arts degree, transfer to a university, in addition to a wide variety of short-term vocational (Certificate) options. Golden West College strives to be a lively center of learning where students and faculty share educational experiences in a friendly, challenging and creative environment.
The Student Activities Office provides a variety of opportunities for students to actively participate in campus life. Most international students belong to the International Students Club, which provides an excellent opportunity to make new friends and plan social events such as beach parties, TV tapings, road trips or a simple coffee hour. Students can develop leadership and social skills by joining a club, running for Student Council, or serving on a campus committee.
Art exhibits, films, music, dance, and theater are scheduled throughout the year for the enjoyment and participation of students and the community. Musical opportunities include the Golden West College Choir, Jazz Ensemble and the Symphonic Band which tours internationally every other year. Drama, comedy and musicals are part of the season in the Mainstage Theater, while The Actor?s Playbox, Theater Upstairs, and Patio Theater schedule experimental, traditional, and children?s theater in small intimate settings. The arts at GWC add enrichment to student and community life.
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