SAN MARCOS (May 30, 2017) – Summer is off and running at Palomar College. Four-week intersession classes have started and a busy summer session will follow, offering many opportunities for students to sharpen skills, explore new subject areas, and/or get that much closer to their educational goals.

Enrollment is now open for summer session — six and eight-week classes begin on June 26 and end on Aug. 8 or Aug. 18. Many classes can be transferred to UC, CSU and private universities. Classes will meet either on the San Marcos campus, one of the campus sites in Escondido, Camp Pendleton, Mt. Carmel High School, or Fallbrook High School, or at the Public Safety Training Center in San Marcos.

Core classes, such as English, history, math, psychology and sociology are available. Other classes include accounting, administration of justice, alcohol and other drug studies, American Indian studies,  American Sign Language, art, automotive technology, broadcasting (digital broadcast arts), biology, business, cabinet and furniture technology, chemistry, Chicano studies, child development, Chinese, computer science, counseling, dance, digital broadcast arts, and economics.

More classes offered are drafting, engineering, entertainment technology, geography, graphic communications, health, interior design, Italian, Japanese, kinesiology, multicultural studies, music, nutrition, oceanography, photography, philosophy, photography physics, political science, real estate, religious studies, Spanish, speech, welding technology, zoology and more.

For the most up-to-date listing of open classes, view the class schedule online at

California community college fees remain an affordable higher education option at $46 per unit for California residents. Palomar College offers more than 250 associate degree and certificate programs, and has classes in a variety of formats, including traditional, online, video and flexible schedule.

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Melinda Finn, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365
Laura Gropen, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150 x2152