Academic Calendar

Class Schedule & Calendar

The start/end date for the associate-degree or other certificate programs may vary and is subject to change. 

*Classes are not held during Christmas week and New Year’s week; however, the school is open for students requiring assistance or desiring additional lab practice by prior arrangement.


Academic Year and Academic Term

LAPC uses Semester Credit Hours to define and measure a student’s academic course level, progress, and program length. One academic year for full-time students is defined as enrollment for a minimum of 24 Semester Credit Hours, or its equivalent in Clock Hours, within a minimum of 30 weeks. An academic term is defined to be a minimum of 12 Semester Credit Hours and 15 weeks except for the 12- week session for the ESL program.

Class Sessions

LAPC offers morning, afternoon, and evening classes. 

Lecture & Lab Sessions
Morning9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Evening6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Classes in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Certificate Program are available as follows:

Lecture & Lab Sessions
Morning9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Evening6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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