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College for Working Adults

We meet you where you are with your educational goals.

Announcement: The health and safety of our students, staff, and campus community is our top priority. While on-campus services and operations are limited, our staff is available to support you via Zoom, phone, and email. We look forward to assisting you remotely.

Designed for post-traditional students who move between part and full-time enrollment, the College for Working Adults program offers multiple degree programs on a flexible schedule. College for Working Adults offers evening, hybrid, and fully online courses* to help our students make timely progress towards graduation and transfer. Our students are connected to dedicated advisors, tutors, and faculty who understand the needs and challenges of first-generation, post-traditional, and working adult students.

College for Working Adults students are:
  • Students who move between part-time (less than 12 units) and full-time enrollment (more than 12 units) status.
  • Post-traditional students: Parenting students, students returning to college after some time away, or those who are working adults attending college part-time.
Program Benefits and Support:
  • FREE textbooks via a lending library
  • FREE school supplies each semester
  • Access to advising and support services evenings and weekends (by appointment)
  • Access to space in the courses you need
  • Academic and social support from our PEGS tutors
  • Work and take classes at a pace, and time, that meets your schedule
  • Schedule flexibility: we do not require full-time enrollment to access our services and resources
Degree Programs:

You can earn as many as three Associates Degrees**, while concurrently completing transfer requirements, on a part-time schedule from the following areas:

Coming fall 2021:
  • Dual Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degrees: Communication and Psychology
  • Dual Associate in Arts Degrees (AAs): Global Leadership and Ethnic Studies
  • Associate in Science Degree (AS): Computer Information Systems (CIS)-fully online

To explore all fully online programs/degrees, click here.

*Due to COVID-19 on-campus closure, courses are offered exclusively online until further notice. Program offerings are subject to course and instructor availability each semester.  ** Students are not required to be in these majors to participate in the program. This program is open to all majors.

Getting Started at SBCC:

New and returning to college students must follow the SBCC steps to enrollment.

Student in class.

Class offerings

Obtain an Associates Degree created with your schedule in mind!  Check out our part-time education plan and start today!

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Meet with our Coordinator

Ready to enroll in our program? Schedule an appointment today to enroll, completing our orientation and meet our advisor!