Orange Coast College - Diploma

Orange Coast College has a 164-acre campus and is located in Costa Mesa just minutes from Southern California, United States. Orange Coast College provides two-year associate of art and science degrees, certificates of achievement, and lower-division classes transferable to other colleges and universities. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior College, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

  • Average Tuition USD 7,690

School Description

Orange Coast College was established in 1947 and opened its doors to the first batch of students 1948. Orange Coast College. Orange Coast College built its first campus building in the 1950s and later continued to restructure in the 70s. Many changes have been going on at Orange Coast College; a new library in 2008, a reconstructed Lewis Science Building and also Orange Coast College is the only community college to have its Starbucks kiosk on campus.

Today, OCC features exceptional facilities and the latest in technology, and offers more than 135 academic and career programs, including one of the nation’s largest and most acclaimed public nautical programs. Nearly half the students on campus are enrolled in one of OCC's Career and Technical Education programs. OCC ranks first out of Orange County's community colleges in the number of students it transfers to the University of California and California State University systems. During the past decade, thousands of OCC students have transferred to UC and CSU campuses. Additionally, many Orange Coast College students go on to transfer to private colleges and universities within California and across the nation.

Diploma Programs

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Accounting

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Anthropology

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Architectural Technology

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Architectural Engineering principles and technology. The courses offered in the program enable students to learn the fundamentals of building design and construction, as well as the mathematical and scientific principles related to the design, development and operational evaluation used to construct and equip buildings.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Art

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Astronomy

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

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    Athletics

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Aviation Maintenance Technology

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

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    Biology

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Business

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Cardiovascular Technology

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on laboratory tests used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Chemistry

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Computer Information Systems

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

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    Computer Science

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Construction Technology

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, practical and technical knowledge of the fundamentals of Construction Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; blueprint reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing.

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    Culinary Arts

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

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    Dance

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

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    Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Digital Media Arts and Design

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Display and Visual Presentation

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

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    Economics

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Electronics Technology

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Emergency Medical Services

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on laboratory tests used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Engineering

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    English

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Fashion

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Film & Television

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Fitness Specialist

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Food Science

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Foreign Languages

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Global Studies

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

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    Health Education

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    History

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

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    Interior Design

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Journalism

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

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    Leadership Studies

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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    Liberal Arts

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Liberal Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

  • 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

    Management

    USD 7,690 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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