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jANUARY 8, 2019
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    Westweek on break thru Jan 27, 2019
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Highlights This Week

       

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

Ready to start - or restart - your college career? Attend our evening open house for help getting started and information about financial aid, support services, academic programs and more.

CAMPUS TOUR 

4:30pm | In front of GC Building

INFO SESSIONS: 

4:30 - 5:15pm | Aviation Technology
4:30 - 5:15pm | Business
4:30 - 5:15pm | Child Dev / Early Childhood Education
4:30 - 5:15pm | Computer Science / Info Tech
4:15 - 5:15pm | Film / TV Production Crafts
4:30 - 5:15pm | Health Sciences (Dental Hygiene, Medical Asst., CNA, Pharmacy Tech)
4:30 - 5:15pm | Paralegal
4:30 - 5:15pm | Year Up - 1 Year to a Career

4:30 - 5:15pm | Paying for College / Financial Aid

5:30 - 7:00 pm | FOR FRESHMEN - $0 Tuition / LA College Promise / 1st Year Pathway / About West

4:30 - 5:15pm | FOR WORKING ADULTS - ACT (Accelerated College Transfer)
West has programs tailored for the needs of busy working adults including Accelerated College Transfer (ACT) where college-ready students can earn their degrees and be ready to transfer in just 2 years by attending classes only one or two evenings per week plus online work. West’s online degree program is award winning. Student can access online counseling, tutoring and books. West also has a large offering of evening classes, part-time pathways, and free and low-cost on-campus childcare.

ABOUT WEST / GETTING STARTED

5:30 - 7:00pm | About West Programs & Services, Financial Aid, How to Enroll, Q & A

SIGN ME UP - APPLICATION ASSISTANCE

4:30 - 6:30PM 

 

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WINTER SESSION HOURS: Jan 2 - 31

LIBRARY (HLRC, 2ND Flr): 
Mon - Thur 8am - 3pm

LEARNING CENTER (HLRC, 1ST Flr): 
Mon-Thur 
9am - 5:30pm; Fri 9am - 1pm


ADMISSIONS, COUNSELING,
BUSINESS OFFICE, FINANCIAL AID, SSSP

JAN 2-4:
Mon - Thur 8:30am - 7:00pm; Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm    

JAN 7-25:       
Mon &Thur 8:30am - 5:00pm; Tues & Wed 8:30am - 7:00pm; Fri 8:30am - 1:00pm (Counseling will be open until 3:30pm)  

JAN 28 - FEB 1:
Mon - Thur 9:30am - 7:00pm; Fri 8:30am - 2:00pm


BOOKSTORE:

Jan 2-4:         
Mon - Thur 8:30am - 7:00pm; Fri 8:30am - 2:00pm
    
Jan 7-25:      
Mon - Thur 9:30am - 5:00pm; Fri 8:30am - 2:00pm
  
Jan 28 - Feb 1:
Mon - Thur 9:30am - 7:00pm; Fri 8:30am - 2:00pm

PAWS:               
Mon - Thur 
7:30am - 2:00pm; Fri 7:30am - 1:00pm


 
 

FEATURED CLASSES

       

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Eiffle Tower, Arabic Words, "Hola", Japanese temple

ENGLISH 234: African-American Literature

Meets Associate Degree "Humanities" & UC / CSU Transfer "Arts & Humanities" requirements.
Explore African American poetry, short fiction, autobiography, drama, novels and even works in oral tradition.

HISTORY 41 or 42: The African American in the History of the U.S. I or 2

These courses have NO pre-requisites and meet an Associate Degree & UC / CSU Transfer requirement for "Social & Behavioral Sciences".
Learn about the significant events and African Americans from the Colonial Era to the Civil War or from the Civil War to present.

 

ART 501: Beginning Two-Dimensional Design

This class meets an LACCD GE requirement, a requirement for both the Studio Arts and Art History Associate Degrees for Transfer, a requirement for several other Art Associate Degrees, AND a UC / CSU transfer requirement (Area C1)
An introduction to the concepts, applications and influences related to two-dimensional art and composition.

 

FORIEGN LANGUAGES &
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Over 50% of the world speaks at least two languages...how about you? In addition to all of the employment and culture benefits of speaking another language, these classes meet degree and transfer requirements also.

  • ASL 001: American Sign Language

  • ARABIC 001: Elementary Arabic

  • FRENCH 001 & 002: Elementary French 1 & 2

  • JAPAN 001: Elementary Japanese 1

  • SPANISH 001, 002, 004: Elementary Spanish 1 & 2 and Intermediate Spanish

 
 

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ABOUT THE AWS ACADEMY

As cloud technologies continue to help organizations transform their businesses at a rapid pace, employees with the necessary cloud skills are in high demand. Industry research from Global Knowledge shows that two-thirds of IT decision-makers are reporting a gap between their team’s skill levels and the knowledge required to achieve organizational objectives. AWS Academy is working to solve that problem. AWS Academy enables diverse education institutions to deliver curriculum and hands on learning experiences to prepare students for employment in cloud roles.

Students will acquire AWS Cloud computing skills through hands-on practical experience and can prepare for AWS Certification needed to pursue industry jobs.

 

The role of AWS Certified Solutions Architect is one of the most in-demand positionsin the IT industry today. These professionals boast a salaries of up to $150,000 a year in a field that continues to grow exponentially.

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Offered in Spring 2019

  • CO INFO 923: Into to Amazon Web Services
  • CO INFO 924: Amazon Web Services-Data Storage
    8-Week Courses meet Saturdays and Online

 

 

 

 

 


 

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