are available to assist international students in selecting a program of study
to complete their educational and career objectives. Students are helped to
explore life goals, clarify educational and career plans, and advise on proper
course selection. Counselors are also available to assist students with
problems that may affect their academic success.
students are recommend to enroll in Counseling 100 or 116, Education and Career
Planning. This course facilitates cultural adaptation, personal assessment,
educational and career planning, and an understanding of the American system of
higher education. This course meets requirements for a two-year college
associate degree and for graduation from the California State University
system. For academic counseling appointment, please contact SAC Counseling
Center at (714) 564-6100.
Division provides English, mathematics and reading testing to help students
determine their present skill level so that they can select appropriate classes
with the help of a counselor. Opportunities are also available for career and
study skills assessment on a counselor referral basis or through counseling
classes. See the current class schedule for the calendar of assessment
services. For more information about testing services, call SAC Testing
Center (714) 564-6148.
Students with previous
university or college work in their home country may be eligible for
academic credit at Santa Ana or Santiago Canyon College. Credential evaluation
services are performed by independent agencies. Discuss this with your
counselor before submitting your documents for evaluation. Applications are
available in the International Student Center at Santa Ana College. Certified
The Transfer Centers
provide information and assistance to students who are preparing to transfer to
four-year colleges and universities. Counselors are available to assist
students with meeting required coursework for general education and major
selection, as well as admission requirements to their university of choice.
universities are available to meet with students individually and provide
information about programs, requirements and procedures. The Center also
maintains a variety of resources to assist in your college search, including
website listings, college catalogs, and videos for student check-out.
Applications for California State University, University of California and
several independent colleges are also available. In addition, the Center
sponsors field trips to selected universities. For more information, please
contact SAC Transfer
Center at (714) 564-6165 or SCC Transfer Center at (714) 628-4865.
graduation should be filed in the Office of Admissions and Records at either
Santa Ana College or Santiago Canyon College one semester before the student expects
to graduate. Commencement exercises are held once a year at the end of the
spring semester for those students who complete the requirements for graduation
during the year or the summer session.