West Los Angeles College
West Los Angeles College (West L.A. College or WLAC) is a public community college in Los Angeles County, California. It part of the California Community Colleges System and the Los Angeles Community College District. It is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. The school offers Associate's degrees, and 18 vocational-oriented programs in addition to 25 transfer programs. The college awards more than 600 degrees and certificates annually in 39 fields.
|Motto||Go West, Go Far!|
|Type||Public community college|
|President||James M. Limbaugh, Ph.D.|
|Colors||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics||CCCAA – WSC,|
Beginning in the fall of 2016, WLAC became one of only 15 community colleges in the State of California approved to offer a bachelor's degree. The bachelor's degree awarded at WLAC is in Dental Hygiene.
The college's athletic teams are nicknamed the Wildcats. The teams were previously known as the "Hustling Oilers." The college currently sponsors 12 varsity sports, five men’s, six women’s, and one co-ed. West Los Angeles competes as a member of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) in the Western State Conference (WSC) for all sports except football, which competes in Southern California Football Association (SCFA).
|Hispanic and Latino American||45%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0%|
|White European Americans||11%|
- Jhené Aiko (born 1988), singer and songwriter
- LaVar Ball, former basketball player (and football player), now businessman
- Isaac Bruce, professional football player
- Tre Capital (born 1995), rapper and songwriter
- Rashied Davis, professional football player
- Keyshawn Johnson, professional football player
- Warren Moon, professional football player
- Schoolboy Q (born 1986), rapper, also played on the football team
- Ryan Sherriff (born 1990), professional baseball player
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