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Fremont College

For the college in Fremont, Nebraska, see Midland University

Fremont College is a for-profit, degree-granting college based in Cerritos, California with a second campus in Los Angeles, California. The college also has an online business degree program where students can earn a Bachelor of Arts or Associate of Arts degree. Fremont College offers professional degree programs in the following fields: business, legal studies, design, and wellness. Fremont s intensive baccalaureate degree program spans approximately 2.5 years and its associate degree program spans 15 months. The college is owned by Fremont Private Investments.

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Accreditation

Fremont College 2012 Graduation and Commencement Ceremony Fremont College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) to award Bachelor of Arts degrees (BA), Associate of Arts degrees (AA), Associate of Science degrees (AS), and Diplomas. .[1][2] Its paralegal studies program is approved by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegal Education.[3]

Academic Philosophy

Fremont College s teaching philosophy is based on research conducted by Dr. Sabrina Kay during her studies at USC and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The teaching methodology, referred to as Professional Action Learning (PAL), attempts to teach students using a variety of instructional techniques beyond standard textbooks and exams. The methodology involves guest speakers, videos, hands-on skills practice, group discussion, questions, dialogue, and student presentations.

The College also follows the immersion education philosophy, where students focus on a single course at a time in order to focus on the subject matter before moving on to the next topic.

Fremont s curriculum is regularly reviewed by its advisory board.[4]

Academic Programs

Fremont College offers degree programs through four colleges: College of Design, College of Business, College of Legal Studies, and College of Wellness.

College of Design

The Design College at Fremont College offers two degree programs, including a Bachelor of Arts degree in Design Entrepreneurship and an Associate of Arts degree in Design Interpretation. There are three concentrations in the Design Interpretation degree program:

  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design

College of Business

A business degree from Fremont College can be earned on campus or through an online degree program. Two business degree programs are offered, including a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Leadership and an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration. There are four concentrations in the Business Administration degree program:

  • Internet Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources

College of Legal Studies

An Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies is available through the College of Legal Studies at Fremont College. Fremont's Paralegal Studies degree program is ABA-approved and takes approximately 15 months to complete.

College of Wellness

The College of Wellness at Fremont College offers an Associate of Science degree program in Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy. A Diploma in Massage Therapy can also be earned through Fremont College of Wellness.

History

The school traces its origins to the founding of Platt College in 1879 in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1879 as one of the first business schools west of the Mississippi.http://www.citytowninfo.com/school-profiles/fremont-college The Southern California branch campus was established in 1986.http://www.citytowninfo.com/school-profiles/fremont-college The college's current Chancellor and CEO, Sabrina Kay, assumed leadership in 2007. Under Dr. Kay's direction, Fremont College adopted the framework of Work-Based Learning Leadership taught at The Wharton School. The teaching methodology referred to as Professional Action Learning (PAL) was also implemented under the new leadership.

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