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Saddleback College    
 
    
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog

About Saddleback College



Vision

Saddleback College will be the first choice of students who seek a dynamic, innovative, and student-centered postsecondary education.

Mission

Saddleback College enriches its students and the south Orange County community by providing a comprehensive array of high-quality courses and programs that foster student learning and success in the attainment of academic degrees and career technical certificates, transfer to four-year institutions, improvement of basic skills, and lifelong learning.

Values

Saddleback College embraces:

Commitment
We commit to fulfilling our mission to serve the south Orange County community.
Innovation
We anticipate and welcome change by encouraging innovation and creativity.
Excellence
We dedicate ourselves to excellence in academics, student support, and community service.
Academic Freedom
We endorse academic freedom and the open exchange of ideas.
Collegiality
We foster a climate of integrity, honesty, and respect.
Sustainability
We promote environmental sustainabilityand use our resources responsibly to reduce our ecological impact.
Success
We place our highest priority on student learning and delivering comprehensive support for student success.
Inclusiveness
We cultivate equity and diversity by embracing all cultures, ideas, and perspectives.
Partnership
We strive to develop strong and lasting partnerships among students, faculty, staff, and the community.
Global Awareness
We recognize the importance of global awareness and prepare our students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world.