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Business and Industrial Studies

Guided Pathway Division

The Business and Industrial Studies Guided Pathway prepares students to utilize hands-on skills to further their career goals in high demand business and technical trades. Students in this pathway can grow in their career or enter related industries as an entry level or advanced apprentice.


We look forward to seeing you soon!

Compton College remains closed to the public until further notice, but we're here to help in many ways.

  • While the majority of student support services remain online, students may make an in-person appointment to utilize the Student Health Center, Enrollment Services in Tartar Village, and the Library-Student Success Center. Walk-in services are available at the Library; and the Bookstore is open for students and employees.
  • The majority of classes will remain online for Fall 2021. There will be limited in-person labs and classes on campus. Please refer to the class schedule for details.
  • Community members may use the track Monday-Friday, 4:45-7:00 a.m.
  • Visit the Compton College COVID-19 webpage for more information.

Please remember to follow these health and safety protocols:

  • Only employees, students, construction workers, and approved individuals may enter (and remain) on campus.
  • Students, please refer to the Student Information and Communications webpage for Fall 2021 Entry to Campus Protocol.
  • Face coverings are required on campus.

Chat with a Career Education (CTE) Advisor Online, click here.


Degrees and Certificates Available

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (AS and CERTs)

Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Electric Contols
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration
Refrigeration

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting (AS and CERTs)

Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting: Damage Estimating
Automotive Painting and Refinishing
Automotive Collision Investigation
Automotive Accident Reconstruction

Automotive Technology (AS and CERTs)

Automotive Brakes/Suspension Transmission/Drive Train Technician
Automotive Engine Rebuilding/Repair Technician
Automotive Technician I
Automotive Technician II
Automotive Tune-Up Technician
Automotive Air Conditioning Technician
Automotive Brakes and Suspension Technician

Business (AST, AD and CERTs)

Business Administration
Business Management
Business Marketing
Retail Management

Computer Information Systems (AS)

Computer Systems Applications (CERT

Cosmetology (AS)

Cosmetology Level I (CERT)
Cosmetology Level II (CERT)

Engineering Technology (CERTs)

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology

Machine Tool Technology (AS and CERTs)

Machinist
Numerical Control Programmer
CNC Machine Operator

Welding (AS and CERT)

Other Courses Available: Degree or certificate not available at Compton College.
Accounting, Engineering Technology, Law, Manufacturing Technology, Real Estate



Click here
for the Compton College Course Catalog.

Business and Industrial Studies Program Mapper:

Explore the programs and maps designed to help you reach your educational and career goals.


Contact Information

Dr. Paul Flor
Dean of Student Learning
pflor@compton.edu
310-900-1600, ext. 2273
VocTech Building, Room 150

Nicole Gordon
Senior Administrative Assistant
ngordon@compton.edu
310-900-1600, ext. 2787
VocTech Building, Room 150

Celia Valdez
Instructional Division Coordinator
cvaldez@compton.edu
310-900-1600, ext. 2137
Voc Tech Building, Room 137


Citlali Gonzalez
Guided Pathways Counselor
cgonzalez@compton.edu

Liliana Huerta
Guided Pathways Counselor
lhuerta@compton.edu

David Turcotte
Guided Pathways Counselor
dturcotte@compton.edu

Rosa Portillo Gonzalez
Student Services Advisor
rportillogonzalez@compton.edu


Business & Industrial Studies GPD Staff - Click Here

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