Frequently Asked Questions Regarding "Online" courses at Los Angeles Mission College.

What computer hardware is required for an “online” course?

A Pentium or higher (or compatible) system with at least a 28.8 Kpbs Internet connection, an e-mail account and browser are required for each course. Students who do not have access to a computer and Internet, may enroll in an “online” course and use the computers available in the college library. The computers are available Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM to 1 PM, and Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

What level of computer literacy is expected for an “online” course?

Each “online” course requires the student to have basic computer literacy skills which include e-mailing and attaching files, cutting and pasting, browsing sites, and a basic skill in word processing.

What is the cost of each “ online” course?

The cost of each “on line” course is $11 per unit plus a mandatory $11 health fee.

How do I register for an “online” course?

Students may follow the college’s general procedures for registering for an “online course. Registration can be completed by any of the following procedures:

  1. In-person at the college’s admissions and records office.
  2. By phone by using the STEP program. The phone system is operational from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM Monday through Saturday. Students may call (818) 988-2222, (213) 689-8888, or (310) 605-0505 to access the system.
  3. Via Internet at

How do I pay for an “online” course?

Students may pay their tuition fees by calling the STEP program to pay by credit card, or by paying in-person at the college’s business office.

How do I purchase my textbooks?

Textbooks can be purchased online at either or or or

Consult with your instructor for the best location to purchase your book.

at the college’s bookstore.