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Business and Industrial Studies

Guided Pathway Division

The Business and Industrial Studies Guided Pathway prepares students to utilize hands-on skills to further their career goals in high demand business and technical trades. Students in this pathway can grow in their career or enter related industries as an entry level or advanced apprentice.

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  • Virtual and in-person enrollment services (counseling, financial aid, registration, support services/resources and programs) are available Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Appointments are not required.
  • The Library, Everytable Cafeteria, Bookstore, and Student Health Center are all open to current students. The Student Success Center welcomes walk-ins but appointments are recommended.
  • Classes are available online and in-person. Please refer to the schedule of classes for details.
  • Community members may use the track Monday-Friday, 4:00-9:00 a.m.

Please remember to follow these health and safety protocols:

Chat with a Career Education (CTE) Advisor Online, click here.

Degrees and Certificates Available

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (AS and CERTs)

Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Electric Contols
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting (AS and CERTs)

Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting: Damage Estimating
Automotive Painting and Refinishing
Automotive Collision Investigation
Automotive Accident Reconstruction

Automotive Technology (AS and CERTs)

Automotive Brakes/Suspension Transmission/Drive Train Technician
Automotive Engine Rebuilding/Repair Technician
Automotive Technician I
Automotive Technician II
Automotive Tune-Up Technician
Automotive Air Conditioning Technician
Automotive Brakes and Suspension Technician

Business (AST, AD and CERTs)

Business Administration
Business Management
Business Marketing
Retail Management

Computer Information Systems (AS)

Computer Systems Applications (CERT

Cosmetology (AS)

Cosmetology Level I (CERT)
Cosmetology Level II (CERT)

Engineering Technology (CERTs)

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology

Machine Tool Technology (AS and CERTs)

Numerical Control Programmer
CNC Machine Operator

Welding (AS and CERT)

Other Courses Available: Degree or certificate not available at Compton College.
Accounting, Engineering Technology, Law, Manufacturing Technology, Real Estate

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for the Compton College Course Catalog.

Business and Industrial Studies Program Mapper:

Explore the programs and maps designed to help you reach your educational and career goals.

Contact Information

Dr. Paul Flor
Dean of Student Learning
310-900-1600, ext. 2273
VocTech Building, Room 150

Nicole Gordon
Senior Administrative Assistant
310-900-1600, ext. 2787
VocTech Building, Room 150

Celia Valdez
Instructional Division Coordinator
310-900-1600, ext. 2137
Voc Tech Building, Room 137

Citlali Gonzalez
Guided Pathways Counselor

Liliana Huerta
Guided Pathways Counselor

Rosa Portillo Gonzalez
Student Services Advisor

Business & Industrial Studies GPD Staff - Click Here

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