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Academic Affairs

Compton College is a telecommuting campus form Friday, March 21, 2020 through April 17, 2020.

For Academic Affairs questions please contact Sylvia Barakat, Senior Administrative Assistant.

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Sylvia J Barakat


Mission Statement

Compton College makes a positive difference in people's lives. We provide excellent comprehensive educational programs and services that promote student learning and success in collaboration with our diverse communities.

Compton College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs preparing students to either transfer or enter the workforce.  Our faculty and staff are dedicated to student success. Academic Affairs is comprised of three academic divisions:

Division 1 - Health, Natural Sciences and Human Services

Health: Contemporary Health, First Aid, Kinesiology, Medical Terminology, Nursing, Nutrition & Foods, Physical Education

Natural Sciences:  Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Earth Sciences, Microbiology, Physics, Physiology

Human Services: Childhood Education, Education, Psychology, Recreation

Division 2 - Arts, Social Sciences & Career Technical Education

Arts:  Art, Dance, Film/Video, Music, Theatre
Social Sciences:  Administration of Justice, Anthropology, Economics, Ethnic Studies, History, Humanities, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Sign Language, Sociology, Spanish, Women's Studies
Career Technical Education:  Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Auto Collision, Repair & Painting, Auto Technology, Business, Computer Information Systems, Fashion, Fire & Emergency Technology, Machine Tool Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Real Estate, Welding

Division 3 - Humanities & Mathematics and Library-Student Success Center

Academic Strategies, Communication Studies, English, English as a Second Language, Human Development, Journalism, Mathematics

Student Success Programs: Student Success Plan Implementation, Library, Learning Resource Center, Learning Communities, Supplemental Instruction, Tutorial Programs, Writing Center


Contact Information

Barbara Perez
Interim Vice President, Academic Affairs, Compton College

Sylvia Barakat
Sr. Administrative Assistant

Nelson Shirota
Academic Affairs Analyst

Maya Medina
Curriculum Analyst

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