The Saddleback College Office of Instruction serves the mission of Saddleback College by providing instructional support and services and professional development for faculty, administrators, and classified staff, to facilitate the delivery of a comprehensive array of high-quality courses and programs that foster student learning and success. Student success is defined by individuals students and includes the attainment of academic degrees and career technical certificates, transfer to four-year institutions, improvement of basic skills, and lifelong learning.



Business and Industry

Anthony Teng, Dean
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Architecture
  • Automotive Technology
  • Computer Maintenance Technology
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts / Hospitality
  • Drafting Technology
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Electronic Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Fashion
  • Graphics
  • Horticulture
  • Interior Design
  • Nutrition
  • Travel and Tourism

Arts, Media, Performance, and Design

Dr. Scott Farthing, Dean; We need to add Michelle Macdougall Jackson, Operations Manager
  • Art
  • Cinema/TV/Radio
  • Communication Studies (formerly Speech)
  • Dance
  • Entertainment & Theatre Arts
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Theatre Arts

Health and Wellness

Dr. Sherrie Loewen, Dean; Anne Lawson, DNP, RN, Assistant Dean and Director of Nursing
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  • American Sign Language
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Health Information Technology
  • Human Services
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Paramedic

Humanities and Social Sciences

Christina Hinkle, Executive Dean; Dr. Jessica Kaven, Assistant Dean
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Humanities
  • International Languages
  • Journalism and New Media
  • Philosophy
  • Reading Program

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Art Nitta, Dean; Ana Rodriguez, Operations Manager
  • Astronomy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Oceanography
  • Physics


Economic Workforce Advancement

John Jaramillo, Dean; Kari Irwin, Assistant Dean; Israel Dominguez, Director, Economic & Workforce Development
  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Business
  • Computer Information Management
  • Real Estate

Extended Learning

Dr. Karima Feldhus, Executive Dean; Daniel Predoehl, Assistant Dean of Division/Director of Emeritus Institute
  • Adult Education
  • Community Education
  • Emeritus Institute
  • Foster and Kinship Care Education
  • K-12 Partnerships

Instructional Support and Teaching Innovations

Kim d’Arcy, Dean
  • Honors Program
  • Library
  • Online Education
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring Center