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Business & Career Technical Education Division

At SCC you'll find programs unique to Orange County and even Southern California. We are proud of our faculty of dedicated, experienced and accomplished professionals. Click on CTE Programs on the left for more information.  


Division Highlights

Horatio Alger Scholarship These scholarship are specifically for students in CTE classes. Do you qualify? Applications can be found at

Child Development (formerly named Human Development) received an infusion of technology that was unveiled in Fall 2016.  Students will be using tablets during class, and learning in a smart mediated classroom.  Come check us out! 

Water Utility Science course numbers updated- The Water program course numbers have received an update to reflect the most current State regulations.  The curriculum will be the same great content!  For existing students, the water classes you took in the past will still apply to our new degrees.

Technical Advisory Committees Each of our CTE programs has a Technical Advisory Committee composed of business and industry professionals active in their fields and employers. We value and rely upon the recommendations  of  business and industry experts.  We invite you to contact us if you are interested in participating in a Technical Advisory Committee. Click on this link to learn more about the purpose of Technical Advisory Committees (pdf).


Water Education Seminar - Sponsored by the American Water Works Association (AWWA), this all day event is held at SCC every August. Join us for water industry "contact hours" seminars on current and emerging topics.  If you are interested in a future career in the water utilities, attending this event is a great way to get started. 


Need more information?  Contact or call (714) 628-4883.


For program-related counseling on schedules, certificates, degrees: call (714) 628-4800 and ask to speak with our CTE counselor, Danny Peraza.