Questions that Porterville College students often ask... and the answers.
An Associate degree includes completion of a major and one of the three general education patterns for a minimum of 60 units required. A certificate includes completion of 18-24 units in a specific discipline or instructional program.
The college offers around 20 different certificates in a variety of occupational fields. Check out the college catalog at www.portervillecollege.edu or stop by the counseling center for a complete list of certificate programs.
Yes. You must receive a "C" in each course in your certificate.
Once you have completed your classes, you need to complete a certificate evaluation form at the Admissions and Records office.
Yes. Your classes will count regardless of when you completed the certificate.