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Gavilan College

Gavilan College
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard
Gilroy, CA 95020-9599

Fax number: (408) 848-4801
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students is held prior to start of fall term.
Number and length of summer sessions: A summer session is offered for credit.

Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 69%
Student:Faculty ratio: 30:1
Total faculty: 120 men, 204 women
Full-time faculty: 28 men, 46 women
Part-time faculty: 92 men, 158 women

General education/core curriculum is required: yes

Special programs offered:
independent study, honors program, internships, distance learning, external degree program, online courses
Cooperative programs are offered: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study-abroad program offered.

Associate's Degrees

  • Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Anthropology, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Carpentry/Carpenter
  • Child Care Provider/Assistant
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Corrections
  • Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Exercise Science and Kinesiology
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • General Studies
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Music, General
  • Network and System Administration/Administrator
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences, General
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
  • Psychology, General
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
  • Women's Studies

Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 2 or higher)
  • credit for CLEP general
  • credit for CLEP subject
  • credit for DANTES
  • credit for international baccalaureate

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