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Do you need to complete prerequisites to enroll in an SJVC program or to apply to a program at another institution*? Select SJVC locations now offer 10-week science courses as well as 5-week non-science courses to meet prerequisite needs**. Our courses are designed with students’ goals in mind. The instructor-led courses are delivered using an approach to engage students and encourage interaction and participation.
The following courses are for non degree-seekers.
To view more information on these courses, including the full course descriptions, please view SJVC’s Catalog.
Bakersfield Fall 2019 Session: 10/1/19 – 12/16/19
Fresno Fall/Winter 2019/2020 Session: 10/22/19 – 1/9/20
Ontario Fall 2019 Session: 9/16/19 – 11/24/19
Visalia Summer/Fall 2019 Session: 8/27/19 – 11/3/19
Non-science general education courses usually are offered every five weeks. Course availability varies by location, with the following locations offering standalone courses:
Contact one of the above locations to learn what non-science courses are offered and when the next courses start.
The first step is to request information about our prerequisite courses. An admissions representative will reach out to you soon to discuss your options.
Visit our Prereq Course FAQ page.
*Completion of the general education requirements and/or prerequisite courses at SJVC does not guarantee entry into an SJVC program. If you intend to transfer SJVC courses to another institution, you must contact that institution directly to determine transferability of units. Accepting transfer credits is always up to the receiving institution. View a complete list of SJVC articulation agreements. SJVC currently does NOT have an articulation or transfer of credit agreement with Bakersfield College or Fresno City College.
**Prerequisite courses vary by location. Contact a location to determine which science and non-science courses are offered.