Los Angeles Southwest College is a two-year college that awards associate degrees in more than 30 fields and occupational certificates in more than 45 disciplines. It offers a range of programs that meet the community’s needs, including college transfer services, occupational training, community services as well as general, transitional, and continuing education.
Mission: "In honor of its founding history, Los Angeles Southwest College provides a student-centered learning environment committed to empowering students and the community to achieve their academic and career goals through the attainment of certificates and associate degrees leading to transfer and workforce preparation."
Vision: "We strive to inspire, enrich, and transform our students to become active participants in shaping our local community and the changing global world."
Accountability and Integrity: We are accountable to our community through the ethical implementation and assessment of our mission and vision and in the responsible management of our resources.
Collegiality: We work actively to create communities of mutual respect and shared the concern that supports and sustain open debate and progressive discourse.
Excellence and Innovation: We strive to create a culture of excellence and continuous improvement through the use of innovative pedagogy and technologies that challenge our students, faculty, staff, and administrators to meet the highest educational and professional standards.
Student Learning and Success: We respond to the needs of students by creating a learner-centered environment that promotes student success and academic excellence.
Civic Engagement: We provide quality services and opportunities to tomorrow’s leaders by encouraging public awareness and participation in the community.
Institution Website: http://lasc.edu