- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Art and Design, Communications, Computer and Information Sciences, Health Care, Mathematics and Statistics, Physical Science, Social Services
- Degrees Awarded: 2 Year
- Type: Public
- Campus Setting: Urban
- Testing Requirements: Not Required
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $1,556
- Out of State Tuition: $6,500
- Delivery: Day
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 4388
- IPED: 117645
LBCC is a two-year community college that encompasses state of the art, technology-rich learning environments, a broad range of academic and career technical instructional programs, strong community partnerships, and economic and workforce development initiatives that prepare students to be successful in the 21st century.
As one of the largest of the 114 community colleges in California, Long Beach City College is governed by the five-member, elected Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees and serves the cities of Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood, and Santa Catalina Island. It offers many associate degrees and certificate programs which prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions, career advancement, and personal development.
Apple Inc. presented Long Beach City College with one of 10 grants nationally for its extensive commitment to computer technology.
With four schools to house its instructional programs, LBCC provides program offerings in Career and Technical Education, Language Arts and Communication, Social Sciences and the Arts, and Health, Science & Mathematics.
The Visual and Media Arts Department at Long Beach City College is made up of the Art, Film and Radio & Television programs. Our mission is to provide students instruction across our disciplines whether beginning, advanced or professional. Our curriculum scales from a single class, general education courses, or a course of study leading to transfer, Associate Degree or vocational certificate. Students can pursue their individual interests in the visual and media arts through an array of foundation courses establishing a technical and critical understanding of visual and media language. These courses lead to improved personal creative expression or to specialized multidisciplinary instruction within the creative and applied arts through the production, analysis, and exhibition of visual and media works.