The College

This is an archived copy of the 2016-2017 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.mtsac.edu.

Mt. San Antonio College

Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) is a public community college that offers a diversified educational program designed to prepare students for success in today’s diverse economic, professional, technical and cultural sectors. The objectives of the education program are to:

  • prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate-level colleges and universities;
  • increase vocational competence resulting in usable and marketable occupational skills;
  • provide a general education emphasizing basic skills and appreciation of our shared scientific, technological, historical and artistic heritage;
  • promote continuing education and lifelong learning;
  • assist the student through guidance to know and develop his/her abilities in relation to his/her potential; and
  • provide community service and adult education.

The College offers courses of study through a semester system. Each semester, fall and spring, is 16 weeks in length, while summer and winter sessions are six weeks long. Many courses are offered in an accelerated mode.

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