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Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs provides support to faculty to achieve the goal of providing high quality instruction.  The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for all instructional programs at Compton College.  Additionally, the Office of Academic Affairs oversees Adult Education and Workforce Development, the Child Development Center, the Library/Student Success Center and the Distance Education Department.

The Office of Academic Affairs contains the five Guided Pathways Divisions:

  • Business and Industrial Studies
  • Fine Arts, Communications, and Humanities
  • Health and Public Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Social Sciences

You are encouraged to explore the many degree and certificate programs offered at Compton College.

For Academic Affairs assistance please contact Sylvia Barakat, Senior Administrative Assistant. Please choose "knock on door" to contact via chat or choose "email me" to send an email. 

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Sylvia J Barakat



Compton College is a welcoming and inclusive community where diverse students are supported to pursue and attain student success. Compton College provides solutions to challenges, utilizes the latest techniques for preparing the workforce and provides clear pathways for completion of programs of study, transition to a university, and securing living-wage employment.


Sheri Berger
Vice President, Academic Affairs, Compton College

Sylvia Barakat
Sr. Administrative Assistant

Nelson Shirota
Academic Affairs Analyst

Maya Medina
Curriculum Analyst

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