2017-2018 Catalog

This is an archived copy of the 2017-2018 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.cos.edu.


College of the Sequoias is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Community College League of California. The College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. 

Sequoias Community College District (College of the Sequoias) has made every reasonable effort to determine that information stated in this catalog is accurate. Courses and programs offered, together with other matters contained herein, are subject to change without notice by the administration of Sequoias Community College District for reasons related to student enrollment, the level of financial support, or for any other reason, at the discretion of the District. The District further reserves the right to add, amend, or repeal any of its rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Catalog Rights

Students may graduate under the degree requirements in effect:

  1. At the time of first enrollment at College of the Sequoias*, as long as continuous enrollment is maintained; or
  2. Any academic year while continuous enrollment is maintained at College of the Sequoias; or
  3. At the time continuous enrollment is reestablished and maintained at College of the Sequoias; or
  4. At the time of graduation.

At the time of first enrollment at College of the Sequoias does not apply to students concurrently enrolled in high school. Continuous enrollment is defined as enrollment in at least one semester per calendar year or one semester per academic year excluding summer session and ends with a break of more than two consecutive semesters (continuous enrollment cannot be maintained with a break of more than two consecutive semesters excluding summer session). Any academic record symbol (A-F, CR, NC, P, NP, I, IP, W) shall constitute enrollment.

Alternative Formats

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To request a copy in an alternative format, please contact the Access & Ability Center (559) 730-3805.

Campus Contact Information

Visalia Campus
915 S Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93277
(559) 730-3700

Hanford Educational Center
925 13th Avenue
Hanford, CA 93230
(559) 583-2500

Tulare College Center
4999 E Bardsley Avenue
Tulare, CA 93274
(559) 688-3000

General Directory

Access and Ability Center 559-730-3805
Admissions and Records 559-730-3727
Bookstore 559-730-3751
Cashier's Office 559-730-3814
CalWorks 559-730-3864
Counseling 559-730-3715
District Police 559-730-3726/3999
Extended Opportunity Programs (EOPS) 559-730-3818
Financial Aid 559-730-3747
Foundation 559-730-3861
Health Center 559-730-3880
International Student Program 559-730-3970
Learning Resource Center (Library) 559-730-3824
Registration 559-737-6140
Student Activities and Affairs 559-730-3736
Welcome Center 559-737-5410