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The LAR Department Mission
The mission of the Learning and Academic Resources (LAR) Department is to serve as the central comprehensive learning center that cultivates student intellectual development through course- and discipline-specific assistance and guidance in developing comprehensive learning strategies as well as current technological skills for academic success.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
1. Students will be able to apply newly acquired knowledge and/or learning strategies to their current or future academic endeavors.
2. The Learning and Academic Resources areas will provide satisfactory service for each appropriate student request.

Department  Description
The purpose of LAR is to provide instruction and support services to Long Beach City College students in cooperation with faculty and staff so that students will be more successful in their academic and occupational programs. Recognizing that our college community is composed of students with diverse educational backgrounds, varied levels of preparedness, and a variety of academic needs, LAR offers instruction and a wide range of programs, services and materials to promote college success. Components of the department include Learning and Study Strategies courses, Basic Adult Education, Supplemental Instruction, Tutorial Services, Supplemental Learning Assistance, the Academic Computing Centers, and Multidisciplinary Success Centers.  All courses, programs, and services are available at both campuses  (LAC and PCC).