Spring semester begins at Lassen Community College

If higher education is in your future, it’s not too late to register for classes at Lassen Community College. The spring semester begins Monday, Jan. 14.

Students may register online through the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (for details go to lassencollege.edu).

Lassen Community College offers 40 associate degrees, 17 associate degrees for transfer, six university studies associate degrees, three general associate degrees, 14 career technical education associate degrees, two general education certificates of achievement, 15 career technical education certificates of achievement and 20 career technical education certificates of accomplishment.

The college offers education and training in a wide variety of fields and disciplines. Last year students earned approximately 300 degrees or certificates.

Programs and degrees at LCC include administration of justice, agriculture, allied health, anthropology, art, automotive technology, biological science, business, child development, English, fire technology, geology, gunsmithing, history, human services, kinesiology, nutrition and dietetics, physical education, political science, psychology, social science, sociology, vocational nursing and welding technology.

LCC staff helps students succeed. The college staffs a Library and Academic Resource Center and Learning Center that is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Financial aid through state and federal programs is available for those who don’t think they can afford to go to college. Don’t forget the Lassen College Foundation offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors within the college district. The objectives of the foundation are to continue providing scholarships to attend Lassen Community College, develop an alumni association, build an endowment fund and increase college involvement within the community and community involvement in the college. The foundation also envisions a community with a culture of philanthropy that supports higher education for local workforce development, intellectual growth and civic, cultural and social leadership.

Special needs students have a place at LCC. The college offers Disabled Students Programs and Services, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. DSPS is a mandated, state-funded program that assists students with any qualifying disabling condition to achieve their educational vocational and employment goals.

For those who can’t attend classes at the LCC campus due to work, family responsibilities or other hindrances, the college offers distance learning and online courses as well as correspondence courses.

If you’re an athlete, you can always find a home at Lassen Community College.

LCC also contributes to the campus life of its students through the child development center, an unusual for community colleges residence hall, a cafeteria, a student meal program, a student job board for those seeking employment and student governance through the Associated Student Body.

So if you think higher education could play a role in your future, it’s time to consider Lassen Community College.

Call 251-8808 for more information.